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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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  • Waters of the US 2015 Rules

    July 9, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm – SwampSchool.org

    On May 27, 2015 the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced the publication of the Final “Waters of the US” rule.   This new rule encompasses mor

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Cat replied to FairMktValue's discussion 'Middlesex Twp. Zoneing Challange Geyer Well et al' in the group Butler County, PA
"Thank you David.  It seems that there is a lot of false accusations to fulfill their agenda.  "
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REX passes electric fees to land owners

I recently received a letter from REX Energy stating that they are retroactively recovering some kind of electrical costs by deducting from land owners' royalties.  I received no check for June and I don't know when I'll get another check and when…See More
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RB replied to FairMktValue's discussion 'Middlesex Twp. Zoneing Challange Geyer Well et al' in the group Butler County, PA
"Very good. Thanks for comment, David."
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David Perotto replied to FairMktValue's discussion 'Middlesex Twp. Zoneing Challange Geyer Well et al' in the group Butler County, PA
"This is one more example of anti-fracers lying about the industry. I have two mortgages on two properties, one in PA and one in NY. In both situations the bank knew I was purchasing for oil and gas investment purposes and two different banks gave me…"
3 hours ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?'
"The systems / laws / rules / regulations appear to me to be seriously slanted / rigged away from the landowners / mineral / mineral rights owners - and toward the Oil & Gas E & PS / Developers. Things need to change to provide protections…"
3 hours ago
Paul Heckbert replied to Paul Heckbert's discussion 'Birth defects near oil and gas wells'
"New Pennsylvania health study results: “the study used data from state agencies to examine eight heavily fracked counties in Pennsylvania — four in the northeast and four in the southwest region of the state, counties that account for…"
3 hours ago
Barry D replied to Bert Ault's discussion 'Selling Royalties'
"David, Good point; t appears that most people that are being cheated had bad leases. If someone with a good lease is being cheated I have to ask why. Why aren't you doing something about it to make the company live by the terms of the lease."
3 hours ago
Barry D replied to Bert Ault's discussion 'Selling Royalties'
"Bert, Do you believe the mineral buyers are going to allow themselves to be cheated? No, they lawyer up. What proof is there that a royalties owners group ia any mote effective than your own personal lawyer?"
3 hours ago
Barry D replied to Bert Ault's discussion 'Selling Royalties'
"Bert,"
4 hours ago
Ralph cramdon replied to roadbuilder's discussion 'Haven't seen anything yet "Rogersville"'
"Nytis is owned by CRBO , CRBO held onto a minority stake in the Rogersville when Nytis sold rights to CLR .   CRBO is owned by some of the SMARTEST guys in the energy industry , Yorkville Partners , founded by Bryan  H Lawrence .…"
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Mtneer left a comment for RdgRnr
"Hi RdgRnr,     I am a resident and have a lease with Range in Hanover, Wash. Co.  I, as well as my neighbors, have a little less than a year left with our lease and have not been contacted by Range/landmen yet. Back then we…"
4 hours ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?'
"From what I gather from all of these it appears your position is at at the very least plausible. To me it is unfortunate (to say the least) that it also appears that the onus is on the landowners / lessors to prove it all as factual in the courts.…"
5 hours ago
James Vanderink replied to Gary Castellini's discussion 'Artex: Why so quiet?'
"I have not heard that. With oil down nearly 9% today I doubt we will see any M/A in the near future."
5 hours ago
Ron Hale replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?'
"The attached spreadsheet speaks for itself. Buck Well landowners have no deductions reported on their royalty statements, and most have no deduction, Arms length transaction, fair market value sales required leases. CEMI is Chesapeake Energy, and…"
5 hours ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?'
"Someone ought to step up to the plate for landowners / lessors and instruct us / teach us how to insure being compensated for all of the constituent hydrocarbons being extracted from the lands as well as the methods to make it impossible to be…"
6 hours ago
Cat replied to FairMktValue's discussion 'Middlesex Twp. Zoneing Challange Geyer Well et al' in the group Butler County, PA
6 hours ago
 
 
 

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