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My latest royalty check was the smallest to date ! 18 Replies

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Understanding How Chesapeake Energy Is Shorting Royalty Payments

Breeze through the 49 pages of how & why Chesapeake is making ADJUSTMENTS to the Suessenbach Family LP Royalties. Hey, they are doing the same thing at Buck Well 1H. I'm sure this is limited to only a few wells......NOT!!!

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA

 

THE SUESSENBACH FAMILY

LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, JAMES S.

SUESSENBACH, and GINA M.

SUESSENBACH, individually and on

behalf of all…

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Posted by Ron Hale on June 29, 2015 at 5:39pm

More Southern Iraq Oil is Starting to Hit the Markets

For the last 10 years, the oil industry in Iraq has been under intense pressure from jihadist insurgents and many leading oil producers were force to pull out of the region because of fears of safety for their workers, and the locals that lived in the areas according to Energy in Asia.

However, things have begun to change in the South of Iraq, especially in the oil-rich fields of North Rumaila which,…

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Posted by Oil & Gas News on February 4, 2015 at 11:35am

Alternate Fracking and Wastewater Treatment Methods

 

In researching this subject, I discovered a January 16, 2011 article featured in OilOnLine which provides an interesting alternative to conventional fracking techniques.  Virginia based PDN Mountaineer, LLC announded that they have partnered with Utah based Purestream Technology in incorporating their Trilogy system to treat and purify wastewater from their Marcellus operations.  Purestream claims to be able to alleviate the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing by…

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Posted by John H on November 17, 2014 at 3:36pm

Understanding the Basics of Ohio Geology



The Trenton Limestone:



The Trenton Limestone and accompanying Black River rocks are important in that they serve as the source for much or all hydrocarbon formation in the Appalachian basin. Generally speaking, the Trenton Limestone serves as a cap rock for the underlying Black River source rocks. Because it is not as thick here in Ohio, it has allowed hydrocarbons formed by the Black River group to migrate naturally into the Utica/Pt. Pleasant. To the East, in West Virginia…

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Posted by John H on July 22, 2014 at 1:17am

Column: Saudi Arabia and New Mexico: oil price threat

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Posted by Bob Perkins on November 20, 2014 at 6:32pm

Chesapeake Energy Royalty Statement Decoded

*Oil, Gas and Natural Gas Liquids are sold well below market value to Affiliate (Chesapeake Energy) then a royalty is paid. The product is then sold on open market for a fair market price. An investigation will show that all royalty paying sales by CHK are by the same route, a bogus sale. The Royalty Statement admits to this activity which fits the definition of Theft By Deception per Ohio Revised Code.



*Natural Gas is used by Chesapeake free of charge as stated on Royalty statement.… Continue

Posted by Ron Hale on November 7, 2014 at 12:12pm — 3 Comments

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Zack Jameson replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'What are we missing here? What are we overlooking?'
"I'm basing a lot of this on my royalty check. I'm less then 2 years into this and it's dropped from $1300 per acre to around $185 per acre. Thank goodness there's 11 wells in my unit."
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Mike Murphy replied to Shawn Smith's discussion 'Actual Sale Price of Selling OGM in Marcellus area'
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Mike Murphy replied to Shawn Smith's discussion 'Actual Sale Price of Selling OGM in Marcellus area'
"been offered 4,000 in Wetzel county west Virginia .......and I laughed at them  of course we are setting on a triple play here and possible a 4th play in the rome trough......Marcellus upper Devonian and Utica for sure and who knows whats …"
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Mike Murphy replied to Bert Ault's discussion 'Selling Royalties'
"those companies trying to buy your royalties wont become your partner .....they are buying so they can flip them to someone else and make a profit ....then somebody else will own the royalties and they wont give a rats butt about you and your…"
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Joseph-Ohio replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'What are we missing here? What are we overlooking?'
"Factor in : Current low natural gas and oil prices, lack of adequate infrastructure, currently not enough access to foreign markets, throttling production / creating lull time and using lull time as the above changes / gets developed / rectifies…"
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JJ Morgan replied to Shawn Smith's discussion 'Actual Sale Price of Selling OGM in Marcellus area' in the group Tioga County, PA
"Do you mind sharing the amount you've been offered, with whom, and location in Tioga?"
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Ron Hale replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'What are we missing here? What are we overlooking?'
"Zack,    Compare your well production against the ODNR Quarterly reported production. That will tell you if you are being short changed. "
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JJ Morgan replied to Shawn Smith's discussion 'Actual Sale Price of Selling OGM in Marcellus area' in the group Tioga County, PA
"Travis Peak is offering 2,000.00 per acre in their proposed lease, but the contract is loaded with deduction crap. Our minerals are located in Westfield.  You really need to consider having a lawyer check over your offer because the tricky…"
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JJ Morgan replied to william Allen. Ladd's discussion 'Rumors of a new well in Westfield township'
"I received 2 E-Notices this past week for Travis Peak activity in Westfield.  A landman has contacted us to lease our mineral rights whuch are due to expire w/Shell in mid September.  (Our Shell lease does not have an extension clause .)…"
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Actual Sale Price of Selling OGM in Marcellus area

We have been approached to purchase our OGM, with what it seems to be decent offer.  Please advice other amounts people have been offered and/or accepted?  We are located in Tioga County, PA. We mostly likely will not sell the OGM, we are young and…See More
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Actual Sale Price of Selling OGM in Marcellus area

We have been approached to purchase our OGM, with what it seems to be decent offer.  Please advice other amounts people have been offered and/or accepted?  We are located in Tioga County, PA. We mostly likely will not sell the OGM, we are young and…See More
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Frank Walker replied to Robert Allingham's discussion 'Selling oil/gas rights vs mineral rights and the confusing hydrocarbon deed to do so.'
"No problemo, Gringo.  What we see on display here is the prototypical example of great minds thinking alike!!  :-) Seriously now, something that has amazed me for years is the scant use of NSD leases . . by people with nice homes and…"
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