Royalty Owners


Mitsui E&P USA LLC ("MEPUSA") is committed to safeguarding the confidential information provided to MEPUSA by owners of a royalty interest in oil or gas explored, developed or produced by MEPUSA ("Royalty Owners"). The following provides information regarding the privacy policies and practices of MEPUSA. We hope you find this information useful.

The benefits and services provided by MEPUSA require the use and sharing of personal information in the course of its ordinary business practices. MEPUSA is committed to respecting and safeguarding its Royalty Owners’ rights to privacy and to protecting t​heir personal information, including, but not limited to, social security numbers, tax ID numbers, bank account numbers, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.

MEPUSA collects nonpublic personal information about Royalty Owners from the following sources:

  • Division Orders

  • W-9 forms

  • Electronic Funds Transfer (“EFT”) payment applications

MEPUSA does not disclose any nonpublic personal information about any Royalty Owners to anyone, except:

  • as necessary to make payments to Royalty Owners;

  • to employees, vendors or agents of Mitsui; or

  • as may be permitted or required by law.

Examples of disclosures that MEPUSA may make are disclosures:

  • that are necessary to have a royalty check issued to a Royalty Owner;

  • to MEPUSA’s accountants, auditors and lawyers or data processing companies that process transactions for MEPUSA;

  • to comply with laws, regulations or government agency guidance, including as it pertains to taxing authorities or entities;

  • to protect against or investigate potential or actual fraud;

  • in response to subpoenas, document requests in court cases or arbitrations, or official government information requests or as we otherwise reasonably believe necessary to comply with legal obligations; and

  • that Royalty Owners request or to which they may consent.

MEPUSA does not provide nonpublic personal information about Royalty Owners to mailing list vendors or solicitors for any purpose. Mitsui restricts access to non-public personal information about Royalty Owner​s to those individuals who have a business or professional reason to need to know that information. In addition, MEPUSA maintains physical and procedural safeguards to guard Royalty Owners’ nonpublic personal information.

If you have any questions about MEPUSA’s privacy policies or practices please visit our "Royalty Owners Page."


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