Royalty Owners FAQ

  • When are revenue checks mailed?
  • Revenue checks are now being mailed five to seven business days after the end of the month.

  • How do I contact you?
  • We strive to respond to all correspondence within 48 hours, regardless of the manner received. Transfers of interest are processed in the order they are received. Please allow approximately 60-90 days for review and processing.

    Callon’s Royalty Owners’ mailing address is:

    Callon Petroleum Company
    Division Order Department
    2000 W. Sam Houston Parkway South, Suite 2000
    Houston, TX 77042

    Callon’s Land Department fax number for Royalty Owners is:  281-589-5215

    Telephone and email:

    Land Manager
    Phone: 281-368-7714
    owners@callon.com

  • How do I notify you of an address change?
  • Address changes must be made in writing and signed by the owner using the Change of Address Form. Please return the completed, signed form to Callon by mail, fax or scanned and attached to an email.

    If you elect to mail the form, Callon’s mailing address is:

    Callon Petroleum Company
    Division Order Department
    2000 W. Sam Houston Parkway South, Suite 2000
    Houston, TX 77042

    If you elect to fax the form, Callon’s fax number is:
    281-589-5215

    If you elect to e-mail the form, Callon’s email address is:
    owners@callon.com

  • Do you have direct deposit?
  • Presently, Callon issues royalty payments only by physical check.

  • How do I change or transfer ownership?
  • In the event of the death of an owner:

    FOR TESTATE DEATHS (WITH A PROBATED WILL)

    We will need the following documentation, all recorded in the county where the property is located:

    • Death Certificate
    • Letters Testamentary
    • Order Admitting Will to Probate
    • Last Will and Testament
  • How do I add my spouse or other individual to my account?
  • To add an individual to the account, we require a recorded copy of a deed conveying the interest as joint tenants for all intended individuals.

  • How do I transfer my interest into a trust?
  • To complete such a transfer, please provide Callon the following:

      • A copy of the Trust Agreement
      • A deed from the individual(s) into the Trust recorded in the counties where the properties are located. (Note: The deed must also name a Trustee of the Trust.)
  • What if the Trustee changes?
  • Please notify Callon and provide a document naming the Successor Trustee recorded in the counties where the properties are located.

  • Can I receive a valuation on property that I am named Executor?
  • While Callon is unable to provide a valuation on any property, we can provide a payment history to assist a qualified professional perform a valuation.

  • My mortgage company is requiring a letter from Callon stating that my royalty payments will continue. Can you provide this?
  • Callon unfortunately cannot provide such a letter due to the inherent uncertainties involved with oil and gas production i.e. pricing, mechanical, force majeure factors etc.

  • When are 1099’s mailed out?
  • Callon mails out 1099s by January 31 of each year for payments made in the prior year. If you need a copy of your 1099, please email your request to owners@callon.com.

  • How do I get a copy of my Revenue Detail and payment history?
  • If you need a copy of your Revenue Check Detail or payment history, please email your request to owners@callon.com. In your email, please provide:

    • Owner number found on the check detail
    • Any other specific elements to your request.
  • Why have I not received my check?
  • Often, a check is not received because the account balance is below Callon’s $100 minimum pay status. Callon issues revenue checks once the balance exceeds $100. All revenue, regardless of the amount, is disbursed once a year in September. If your amount exceeds the $100 minimum, we recommend you allow two weeks for the check to arrive by regular US Mail before contacting us.

  • What if my check is lost, stolen or stale dated?
  • In the event your Revenue check is lost or stolen, please notify us at owners@callon.com. Callon will reissue the lost or stolen check on the next revenue distribution date. If your check is stale dated, please contact us in writing, providing the stale dated check and request a check reissuance. Please send your written request to:

    Royalty Owners Department
    c/o Callon Petroleum Company
    PO Box 1287
    Natchez, MS 39121

  • Does Callon offer IRS tax witholding?
  • Callon does not offer voluntary tax withholding.

  • What if I do not receive a check after one month?
  • To receive a monthly check, the account balance must exceed $100. For balances less than this $100 minimum, checks are mailed annually in September.

  • What is a Division Order?
  • Callon issues a Division Order document to describe the property, the operator, the legal description, the owner’s remittance address, as well as the owner’s decimal interest and interest type in the property. The owner is asked to sign and return the Division Order. Callon uses this information to remit proceeds to the owner if Callon has the disbursement responsibility.

  • Why does my monthly payment sometimes vary?
  • Many factors affect to your payment amount, including: market conditions, fluctuating commodity prices, regulatory or contractual changes, production volumes, weather conditions and well downtime.