Surface vs. Mineral: A Collision of Legal Rights by Thomas A. Daily Posted 8/27/2007 12:00 am Updated 6 years ago The legal conflicts that sometimes pit surface and mineral owners against one another is nothing new. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.