About Us

NationwideRoyalties.com is owned by Nationwide Energy Capital, LLC, an oil and gas company headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

We are committed to helping the individual royalty owner sell their producing and non-producing oil and gas royalties, leases and overriding royalty interests quickly and discreetly.

Although we have experience in exploration and production, we are only interested in acquisition of oil and gas royalties.

We have the capital and experience required to properly evaluate and make lump sum cash buyout offers on your oil and gas royalties regardless of size.  We buy small and large royalty interests ranging from a few hundred dollars to millions.


The management team at Nationwide Energy Capital, LLC brings together a multifaceted team of business executives.

Michael E. Schmidt

Michael E. Schmidt is a founding partner of Nationwide Energy Capital, LLC,. He has extensive experience within the oil and gas industry and is also a founding partner in The Schmidt Firm, LLP and Schmidt & Clark, LLP, a national plaintiff’s law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of the American royalty owner.

Robert H. Hilley IV

Robert H Hilley IV is a founding partner of Nationwide Energy Capital, LLC, as well as the President and CEO of Hilley Ventures Incorporated, a business investment firm headquartered in La Jolla, CA. He is actively involved in the management of our companies investment portfolio and enjoys working directly with royalty owners during the acquisition and divestiture process.

Nationwide Royaties specializes in buying oil and gas royalties in the following states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Vest Virginia, and Wyoming.