Table of Contents

 

Table of Contents 1

  1. Introduction 8

Thank you for using Pops! 8

Before You Get Started 8

Workflow & Organizing 8

Making Your First Entry 9

Figure 1.1: Recommended order of entry 9

Companies 9

Titles and Tracts 9

Leases 9

Statement of Interests 10

Wells 10

Revenue 10

  1. Installation 10

Downloading Pops on your computer 10

Installing your Pops Software 11

Figure 2.1: Enter license number 12

Starting Pops for the first time 12

Figure 2.2: Log onto Pops 13

Figure 2.3: Welcome to Pops 13

Figure 2.4: Setting up your Pops login 14

Additional Information 14

Figure 2.5: Users button 15

Figure 2.6: User information 16

  1. Navigating Pops 17

Main Viewer 17

Figure 3.1: Main Viewer 18

Figure 3.2: Sub-tabs for Companies 18

Making A New Entry 19

Figure 3.3. File > New options for creating a new entry 19

Figure 3.4: Entry / Detail window divisions 20

Figure 3.5: Save, then add another 21

Searching For Existing Data 21

Figure 3.6: Module search window 22

Figure 3.7: Global search 23

Data Entry 23

Figure 3.8: Type ahead feature 23

Customizing Your View 23

Figure 3.9: Column headers and data 24

  1. Companies 24

Definition of a Company 24

Add A New Company Record 25

Figure 4.1: Methods to add a new company record 25

Company Detail Window 25

Figure 4.2: Company Detail window 26

Figure 4.3: Company Contact and Owner Number entry 27

Different Types Of Numbers 28

Add A Company From Another Module 28

Figure 4.4: One more way to add a company 29

Edit Or Delete A Company 29

Figure 4.5: Print, Add, Clone, Modify, and Delete buttons 29

Sub-tabs on the Main Company viewer 30

  1. Titles 30

Definition Of A Title 31

Figure 5.1: The Title module 31

Title Detail Window 32

Figure 5.2: The Title Detail window with the header “Adding New Title Information” 32

Figure 5.3: Scrolling through matching entries 33

Figure 5.4: Land tracts 35

Figure 5.5: Land Tract Detail window 36

Sub-tabs 38

  1. Tracts 38

Definition Of The Tract Module 39

Figure 6.1: Tract module view 39

Tract Details Are Title Details 39

  1. Leases 40

Definition Of A Lease 40

Figure 7.1: Lease module view 40

Lease Detail Window 41

Figure 7.2: The Lease Detail window with the Lease Info tab open 42

Figure 7.3: Related Property view 44

Figure 7.4: Relating a title to a lease 44

Figure 7.5: Title and Statement of Interest related to a lease 46

Lease Module Main Viewer Sub-tabs 46

Figure 7.6: Lease module sub-tabs 47

  1. Statement of Interest 47

Definition Of A Statement Of Interest 47

Figure 8.1: Statement of Interest module view 47

Statement Of Interest Detail Window 47

Figure 8.2: Statement of Interest Detail window 48

Figure 8.3: Division of interest 49

Figure 8.4: Adding an owner number 50

Figure 8.5: Net revenue interest entry 51

Statement of Interest Main Viewer Sub-tabs 52

Figure 8.6: Statement of Interest sub-tabs 52

  1. Wells 52

Definition Of A Well 53

Well Detail Window 53

Figure 9.1: Well Detail window 54

Sub-tabs for Well Detail 55

Figure 9.2: Relating a title to a well is a single window 56

Figure 9.3: Wells sub-tabs 56

  1. Revenue 56

Definition Of A Receipt 56

Figure 10.1: The Revenue module 57

Receipt And Line Item Detail Windows 58

Figure 10.2: Receipt Detail window 59

Figure 10.3: Two different sets of fields for a line item detail window (left Add Royalty Window/ Right Add Lease Bonus Window) 61

Figure 10.4: Distribution net amount does not match the check 64

Revenue History 65

Figure 10.5: A revenue history 65

  1. The File Menu 65

Overview 65

Reports 66

Figure 11.1: The View Reports window, used to select a report 67

Figure 11.2: Sample report, Leases Expiring 68

Importing 68

Figure 11.3: Importing 69

CDEX Importing 69

Link CDEX Vendors to their related Company Records 69

Figure 11.4: Link Company to CDEX Vendor 70

Link Payor Owner Numbers to their related Payee Company Records 71

Figure 11.5 Link Owner Numbers to Customers 72

Import Check Data in CDEX form 72

Figure 11.6: CDEX import 73

Importing from Spreadsheets such as Excel 73

Figure 11.7: Import from tab-delimited format 74

Steps for import and Setting Up Column Layout for Import 74

Figure 11.8: Files of type selection in Windows 75

Figure 11.9: Step four of import from a tab-delimited file 76

Figure 11.10: Column definitions window 76

Figure 11.11: After selecting the first column definition. 77

Managing Column Layouts 77

Managing Incomplete Imports 78

Figure 11.12: Incomplete import report 78

Figure 11.13: Edit import data 79

Trash Bin 79

Figure 11.14: Pops trash bin 80

User Settings And Preferences 80

Figure 11.15: Preferences 81

Figure 11.16: File storage validation 82

Figure 11.17: Receipt validation 83

Figure 11.18: General preferences 84

Figure 11.19: Utilities 85

  1. Glossary 86

Abandoned Well 86

Assignment Clause 86

Bonus Optional 86

Cessation-of-Production Provisions 86

Communitization Agreement 86

Completion of a Well 87

Delay Rental 87

Division Order 87

Dry Hole 87

Dry Hole Provisions 88

E&P 88

Fee Estate 88

Held By Production 88

Holding Broadly 88

Joint Tenant Deed 89

Landman 89

Landowner 89

Land Tract 89

Lease 89

Lessee 89

Lessor 90

Life Estate Deed 90

Market Price 90

Mineral Deed 91

Mineral Owner 91

Mineral Rights 91

Net Revenue Interest 91

Operating Agreement 91

Operating Well 91

Operator 91

Overriding Royalty 92

Owner 92

Owner Number 92

Payments 92

Paid Up Lease 93

Plat 93

Pooling Agreement 93

Pooling Order 93

Proceeds 93

Producing Well 94

Quit Claim Deed 94

Reservoir 94

Royalty Payment 94

Royalty Deed 94

Severed Mineral Rights 95

Shut-In Fees 95

Shut-In Royalty 95

Shut-In Well 95

Spacing Agreement 96

Spacing Order 96

Spacing Unit 96

Spud In 96

Surface Damages 96

Surface Owner 97

Term of Lease 97

Title (Abstract of Title) 97

Unitization Agreement 97

Well 97

Well Operator 98

Well Site 98

Wildcat Well 98

Working Interest Owner 99

Workover 99