Surface vs. Mineral: A Collision of Legal Rights by Thomas A. Daily Posted 8/27/2007 12:00 am Updated 4 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 stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.