#46 - Investing in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Rights with Tax Advantages in Mind with Derreck Long

Passive Income Pilots

Dec 20 2023 • 46 mins

On this episode of Passive Income Pilots, Tait and Ryan interview Derreck Long.

Derreck Long, a former Senior IRA Specialist at Quest Trust Company, recently joined Eckard Enterprises. Eckard Enterprises is a family-owned and operated alternative investment and asset management firm specializing in the U.S. oil and gas industry. Derreck became a Self-Directed IRA and Solo 401K Expert in 2017. He received a CISP from the American Banking Association, spoke at hundreds of events around the United States, and even participated in lobbying efforts with Congress.

Derreck talks about how his transition from his role in self-directed IRAs to the energy sector reflects continuous learning and growth. He talks about the intricate process of drilling operations and the substantial tax deductions available to investors. He discusses the future of mineral rights ownership, likening it to real estate investment with the potential for an emerging secondary market. Derreck also touches on the legal intricacies, weighs in on political policies, and speculates on technological advancements that could revolutionize this niche.

Enjoy the show!

Show notes:
(0:00) Intro
(3:15) How Derreck migrated to Eckard
(5:14) How oil and gas investing works
(14:49) How to earn from this investment
(17:14) Tax write-offs
(18:43) Owning mineral rights
(25:56) Opportunities in the coming year
(30:01) Tax benefit on royalty interest
(34:45) Mineral rights investors
(39:11) Downside of mineral investments
(41:40) Owning the land but not the mineral rights
(43:37) Resource or book recommendations
(45:44) How to reach Derreck
(46:17) Outro

*Connect with Derreck:*
Website: https://eckardenterprises.com/
Phone: 832-840-1161 (send a text/SMS first)


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Tait Duryea
CEO Turbine Capital

Ryan Gibson
CIO Spartan Investment Group

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