Mineral Rights & Leasing

JMB’s Mineral Rights & Leasing Business Unit specializes in all of the company’s mineral rights and surface rights holdings in Louisiana, Texas and Florida. JMB’s Lands contain significant oil & gas reserves that the company actively markets and maintains leases on. JMB also leases its interest in the Cote Blanche Island salt dome to North American Salt Co., a division of Compass Minerals. Southern States Land and Timber is responsible for the sale and lease of minerals and surface access rights interests in south Florida. JMB’s interest in west Texas contains an extensive fresh water aquifer which is being developed for an Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) project.

Building Value In Land

The J.M. Burguières Co., Limited was founded in 1877 from three plantations and has prospered through the years as a land acquisition and holding company with property interests in south Louisiana, south Florida and west Texas. The company is the largest single family-owned land holding company currently in operation in Louisiana.

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  • 140 Years of Family Business
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    140 Years of Family Business
  • 125+ Family Shareholders
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    125+ Family Shareholders
  • Operations in 3 States
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    Operations in 3 States
  • 333,000 + Acres
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    333,000 + Acres
  • Sugar, Salt, Oil, Gas, Cattle, Water, Conservation
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    Sugar, Salt, Oil, Gas, Cattle, Water, Conservation
  • Offices in Franklin and Lafayette, Louisiana
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    Offices in Franklin and Lafayette, Louisiana