Owner Relations

We at Bayou State Oil Corporation are committed to providing friendly and exceptional service to our clients and their royalty and working interest partners. 

In order to provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. click on the headings for further information. 

If you have any additional questions or need assistance, please contact our office.  


Ownership Change Requirements

Please review the Ownership Change Requirements for common situations that result in a change of ownership.  

Address Change

Submit a change of address form.  

Change of Address Form

Name Change Due to Marriage or Divorce

Submit a name change form along with a copy of marriage certificate or other legal recorded documentation indicating the name change. 

Name Change Form

Death of Owner

Bayou State Oil Corporation offers condolences to the family of the deceased interest owner.  Upon notification, all decedent's interest will be held in suspense until the requirements listed are met and provided to Bayou State Oil Corporation's division order department.

Estate Requirements

Affidavit of Death and Heirship


Revenue Payments

Payments are made either by check or by Direct Deposit (ACH) on the 20th of each month.  If the amount is less than $25.00, payment will be held until $25.00 is reached or January 31 (whichever comes first).   

Direct Deposit (ACH) Form 

Lost Checks

If you have not received your revenue check, please allow 10 days for the mail to process your check.  If you still have not received your check, or you have misplaced your revenue check, please call our office and have your name, owner number, and social security number available in order for a stop payment or to reissue your check.  You may also submit a Lost Check Form

Uncashed Checks

It is Bayou State Oil Corporation's policy that if you fail to deposit two (2) or more revenue checks in a timely fashion, your royalties will then be placed in suspense until you can provide Bayou State Oil Corporation with information for direct deposit (ACH).  No paper checks will be issued. 

Unclaimed Property

All monies held in Bayou State Oil Corporation's suspense, in which there has been no contact with our revenue and royalty department within the required time applicable to the owner's last known address, will be subject to the Unclaimed Property Laws of that State. 

Do you know the whereabouts of the following persons or their heirs?

  • Carolyn Reid DeAngelis
  • Dawn Michelle Dupree
  • Peggy Tricia Byrd Hagan
  • Brittany Harper
  • Edward H. Jackson Jr.
  • Kaitlynne Leskin
  • Kelsey Leskin
  • Charles Wade Maxwell
  • Harold Robert Reid
  • Edward Rushing
  • Samantha Schram
  • Chris Watts
  • James G Weaver

Please contact Bayou State Oil to resolve unclaimed property.  (318) 222-0737  owners@bayoustateoil.com


Current 1099 information is sent on or around January 15th of each year.  In the event, your information cannot be found you may log in to the owner's portal of our website or call our offices to request another.