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Eisenbarth well fire 13 Replies

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Purchased well maps off a website...question? 21 Replies

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amendment 17 Replies

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First Rice Energy Utica well location? 59 Replies

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damaging different layers of shale 4 Replies

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Where Can I Find Geologist / Consultant 15 Replies

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Wellhead price VS market price 20 Replies

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Aubrey's New Fund: Energy 11 LP; to raise 2 Billion 8 Replies

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Eclipse Resources 12 Replies

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"Independent Drillers Moving into Columbiana" 5 Replies

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How to get $ assessment for land & mineral rights 13 Replies

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JUST A QUESTION 4 Replies

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Wetzel County EQT Deductions 18 Replies

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Artex offer 28 Replies

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"Don't forget the Land Value" 37 Replies

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A Unique Energy Problem for America

 

Houston and the rest of the U.S. Gulf Coast have more crude oil than the region can handle.

Stockpiles in the region centered on Houston and stretching to New Mexico in the west and Alabama in the east rose to 202 million barrels in the week ended April 4, the most on record, Energy…

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Posted by John H on April 17, 2014 at 3:29pm — 3 Comments

Shake and Bake: the advent of the resting period

Chesapeake released some quite interesting news during their first quarter 2012 conference call.  Apparently they discovered, entirely by accident, another factor impacting production numbers on their OH Utica completions.  When the Buell Well was drilled in Harrison County, a minor problem prohibited them from immediately completing it.  The unintended resting period allowed much of the water and frack fluid to dissipate prior to completion.  Their Carroll County wells, drilled…

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Posted by John H on May 31, 2014 at 7:46pm — 2 Comments

Chesapeake's French Connection May be Coming to an End



On November 4, 2011, Chesapeake announced a joint venture agreement whereby they agreed to sell part of its holdings in the Utica Shale for $2.3 B.  The announcement claimed that CHK would get $649 M from an undisclosed buyer in exchange for a 25% interest in 650,000 acres in Ohio's wet gas and volatile oil window.  It's partner, Enervest, would receive $90 M in cash.  Further, the buyer, now disclosed as France's TOTAL SA, agreed to pony up $1.5 B toward Chesapeake's drilling…

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Posted by John H on June 1, 2014 at 6:20pm

Economics for a Typical Utica Completion in Ohio

CEO Frank Tsuru of Houston-based M3Midstream is investing over $1B across Eastern Ohio in a rush to get into the Utica ballgame. His…

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Posted by John H on June 8, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

E&P Companies Like Ohio for More than Just Geological Reasons

Drillers like Ohio for more than just geological reasons. Ohio is ideally located to take advantage of development and commercial networks in both the Midwest and on a national scale. Ohio is within 600 miles of 60% of the US population and more than half of the Canadian population. It has considerable existing infrastructure and one of the most favorable tax/business climates in America. Ohio has zero tax on inventory or corporate income, no tax on investments for inventory or equipment, no…

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Posted by John H on June 22, 2014 at 4:07pm — 4 Comments

Why the Pt. Pleasant is Key to Utica Production

 

The Point Pleasant formation has been described as marking the end of Middle Ordovician time.  The Ordovician Period is characterized as the greatest submergence of the North American plate because shallow seas covered such an extensive area, including all of Ohio.  In this environment, the Acadian mountain-building event occurred whereby sediments high in kerogen were shed from the highlands into a somewhat enclosed basin,…

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Posted by John H on April 1, 2014 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

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Anyone hear anything about class action suit against Chesapeake

Anyone hear anything about class action suit against Chesapeake?? There is to be a ruling but do not know when or even if it is being addressed now????  Anyone shed so light on the problem with people are having with Deductions being taken at high…See More
1 hour ago
Den replied to Jay's discussion 'Beck Energy v. Hupp Hearing Today (7/23/14) @ 11:15 am in Youngstown! Anyone on GMS Going to Support Landowners?'
"I'd like to know also.  Wonder how much was focused on the leases themselves violating the law, because this would also effect leases that they have drilled wells on."
2 hours ago
Den replied to Den's discussion 'Eisenbarth well fire'
"Thanks,  interesting.   I wonder how much the fire fighting effort, i.e. pouring on water,  might have contributed to overflowing the berms and promoting the flow of chemicals to possum creek itself instead of the chemicals…"
2 hours ago
beth hamm commented on Mary Carter Beary's blog post 'Where's the money?'
"Seems like a common theme  ---- heard it has been a lot longer for some from Chesapeake -- read about one pad still waiting after 17 months .  Have you gotten anything yet?"
2 hours ago
beth hamm added a discussion to the group Sullivan County, PA
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Any DO or Payments in Fox Township?

Lots of wells on line in Fox Twp but have any received DO or payments yet???  When did the well go into production and when did the DO and/or payments start?See More
2 hours ago
Carl Krebsbach replied to JodyK's discussion 'Purchased well maps off a website...question?'
"I get the distinct impression that some people are of the belief that if their unit has either more laterals or is bigger that somehow it means they will get more royalties. If someone has 10 acres in a 100 acre unit that is paying $50,000 for the…"
2 hours ago
Chris Barrett replied to Larry Jacobson's discussion 'Guernsey County - Center TWP - Arrowhead Road - Lease and Drilling Status?????' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"Definetly keep mineral rights. I too have lease from 2011 and Gulfport specifically wanted center Twp. Think they know its here. Eqt was trying to permit last year... Don't know why deal fell through... Heard rumor some landowners making…"
4 hours ago
Larry F replied to JodyK's discussion 'Purchased well maps off a website...question?'
"It sounds like you paid the $20 for a full membership. Not a high price to pay, but it seems you can get most everything free if you dig around a bit. I'm interested in production reports from nearby wells just for curiosity, so I may just try…"
4 hours ago
Finnbear replied to joe's discussion 'amendment'
"That's not a lawyer, that's a highway robber, a pirate, a thief. You need to find a good Oil & Gas attorney, not a general practice attorney who also does oil & gas work. He should charge his standard rate per hour for the hours of…"
4 hours ago
DM added a discussion to the group Mahoning County, OH
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Western Reseve Road Berlin Township

Anybody know what the "Nabors" activity is on Western Reserve west of 534?See More
4 hours ago
Bill Barnaby replied to Dennis's discussion 'First Rice Energy Utica well location?'
"Drilling has commenced I think, seen a dump truck leave today (most likely carrying drilled debris."
5 hours ago
Jack Straw replied to jason irvine's discussion 'damaging different layers of shale'
"Drilling multiple wells from a common pad .... the more the merrier. Drilling different targets (Marcellus, Utica, etc.) from a common pad .... the more the merrier. The more that can be exploited from a single pad, the better. Temporary pipelines…"
5 hours ago
searcherone replied to jason irvine's discussion 'damaging different layers of shale'
"Joseph,  drilling the Utica and Marcellus from different bores on the same pad is what is being done in Monroe County in the riverfront townships.   The Stalder, the Herrick, the Dangel, and the Eisenbarth  are four examples and…"
5 hours ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to jason irvine's discussion 'damaging different layers of shale'
"JS, How smart would it be to exploit numerous 'intervals / regimes' not from the same bore but from different bores originating from a common pad ? That appears to me to be most economic from the developer's perspective if it could…"
5 hours ago
Gas Boy replied to Quincy Spitzer's discussion 'Where Can I Find Geologist / Consultant'
"Interesting............what is your professional experience Dave?"
6 hours ago
Philip Brutz replied to Mike Fulper's discussion 'NCD3 nearly empty... Friday 25th' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"Please post photos of the garden."
6 hours ago
 
 
 

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