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Landowner Information

Landowner Information

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As your neighbor for more than 100 years, we’re committed to safely developing, producing, storing and distributing natural gas. Here you can find answers to your frequently asked questions as well as important forms you may need.

Get the forms you need below. Forms can be mailed or emailed to:

Seneca Resources Company, LLC
Attn: Land Department
2000 Westinghouse Drive, Suite 400
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

Phone: 412-548-2600



Landowner Changes

SituationRequired Document(s)
Address ChangeChange of Address Form
Name Change (marriage, divorce, etc.)Marriage certificate, divorce decree, social security card, driver’s license, or any document showing that the name has been legally changed.
Name Change – CompaniesCertificate of merger or name change
• New Tax ID (IRS Form W-9)
Interest owner died testate (with a will)• Death certificate
• Copy of the will
• Copy of order admitting will to probate recorded to the proper deed records office
• Letters testamentary or administration
• Deed from Estate to heirs or trust
• Copy of Trust document if one was created through will
• Taxpayer IDs for all heirs
IRS Form W-9
If Probate Proceedings were conducted somewhere other than Pennsylvania, please provide copies of the Ancillary Probate documents listed above. These items will need to be recorded in the county where the minerals are located, as well as any deeds from the Estate to heirs
Interest owner died intestate (without a will)• Death certificate
• Letters Testamentary or Letters of Administration
• Deed from Estate to heirs or Trust
• Copy of Trust document if one was created through will
Affidavit of Death and Heirship Form provided last year’s revenue from the decedent’s interest in the property was less than $10,000. If more, please open administration proceedings to probate the estate without a will. The AOH must be completed by a disinterested person acquainted with the facts (preferably not a close relative). This must be witnessed, notarized and recorded in all counties where interests are owned by the decedent.
Conveyance of InterestThe transfer of interest between parties, the addition of names to existing accounts, or any change in title requires a recorded conveyance document. This document must convey the rights from the former owner to the new owner and clearly specify what rights are being conveyed. Range advises owners to contact an attorney for assistance in document selection and preparation. Any conveyance must be recorded in the records of the county and state where the mineral interest is located. Please provide the social security number/tax identification number of the new payees, address and daytime telephone number. The interest may be placed in suspense pending the completion of the transaction.
To add your spouse to your account, please provide a conveyance document transferring the interest from you to you and your spouse jointly that has been recorded in the county and state where the minerals reside.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do I need to have an email address to participate in direct deposit?

A. Yes. At Seneca Resources you will receive your Direct Deposit statements from when they are processed.

Q. If my oil and gas interest is held jointly, do we both need to sign the Direct Deposit Authorization form?

A. Yes. For example, if the ownership is held in the name of Mr. and Mrs. John Smith, both parties must sign the Direct Deposit Authorization Form.

Q. After submitting my Direct Deposit Form, how long do I have to wait before I begin receiving my distributions by Direct Deposit?

A. Seneca Resources will process each request as soon as possible, in the order they are received. In the normal course of business, please allow 30 business days for the first electronic distribution to begin.

Q. What are the deductions on my check?

A. The deductions are usually transportation, compression, or gathering charges.

Q. What should I do if my check is lost or stolen?

A. Please allow to the 15th day of the following month before contact Seneca Resources if you check is lost, stolen or damaged. Please contact us at:

The Land Department



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