About Forestar Group
Forestar Group Inc. operates in three business segments: real estate, mineral resources and fiber resources. At the end of fourth quarter 2012, the real estate segment owns directly or through ventures almost 136,000 acres of real estate located in ten states and fourteen markets in the U.S. The real estate segment has 15 real estate projects representing approximately 26,070 acres currently in the entitlement process, and 74 entitled, developed and under development projects in seven states and eleven markets encompassing almost 14,400 acres, comprised of 23,800 planned residential lots and almost 2,400 commercial acres. The mineral resources segment includes approximately 752,000 net acres of oil and gas mineral interests, with approximately 590,000 acres of fee ownership located principally in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Georgia and about 162,000 net acres of leasehold and overriding royalty interests principally located in Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, North Dakota and Texas. These leasehold interests include almost 6,000 net mineral acres in the core of the prolific Bakken and Three Forks formations. In addition, the mineral resources segment owns a 45% nonparticipating royalty interest in groundwater produced or withdrawn for commercial purposes from approximately 1.4 million acres in Texas, Louisiana, Georgia and Alabama and about 20,000 acres of groundwater leases in central Texas. The fiber resources segment includes the sale of wood fiber and management of our recreational leases.
Forward Looking Statements
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