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has anyone had a lease expire and resign. 7 Replies

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Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month! 18 Replies

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What Do Low Oil Prices Mean To Drilling Boom? 36 Replies

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First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale 119 Replies

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Talking points to rebut NY's shortsighted ban 8 Replies

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Words mean things! 8 Replies

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Lease not valid unless a notary is present? 13 Replies

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Anyone Re-leasing? 10 Replies

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Monroe Co. Ohio; Lee TWP Leak at Stalder well site. 16 Replies

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NY Times: Cuomo to Ban Fracking in New York State, Citing Health Risks 8 Replies

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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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Low Ball

   Has Antero tried to low ball anyone by offering to pay royalties based on net production instead of gross production even though the contract clearly states that payment is to be made based on gross production

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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.



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Almost without exception, today’s shale wells are stimulated using water-based fracturing fluids (slickwater).  This technique is popular due to its ability to transport proppant effectively at a relatively inexpensive cost.  However, it is a magnet for criticism from environmentalists, who are concerned about the incredible volume of water needed as well as the resulting contaminated wastewater which must be treated and disposed of properly.   Water use is often cited as one of the…

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Jesse Drang replied to jason irvine's discussion 'has anyone had a lease expire and resign.'
"Look to see if you have a "Pugh clause" that frees up the remaining acreage that is not included in the unit.  "
10 minutes ago
mark replied to Ed's discussion 'Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month!'
"Mr Duncan well said " the love of money is the root of all evil"  I wonder if the folks around the TRIAD-HUNTER well seen that coming on having to abandon there homes and then only allowed back during specific times of the day quite…"
29 minutes ago
Ed replied to Ed's discussion 'Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month!'
"rmc: Don't think I've ever heard a more simple, but 100% truthful statement on GMS!  See page 39 in Antero's December Company Presentation.  Per Antero the average dry gas well with a 7000 ft lateral has a EUR of…"
55 minutes ago
Tim replied to Keith Mauck (Site Publisher)'s discussion 'Lease Offers: Potter County / Date / Royalty % / Bonus per Acre / Acreage' in the group Potter County, PA
"Appreciate the facts. Are there new permits in Potter for a Utica well in 2015? Is there any information regarding potential Utica wells in 2015 for Potter?"
1 hour ago
Mark Duncan replied to Ed's discussion 'Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month!'
"It is all of our hope ed that everyone in this area is a millionaire in our lifetime. Sad fact is it is just hope. If you own a lot of land or are in a hot area you probably have some bargaining power. This site is full of horror stories for the…"
1 hour ago
rmc replied to Ed's discussion 'Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month!'
"Don't worry when it becomes no longer foolish to sell you're mineral rights there wont be any offers available to purchase them."
1 hour ago
Ed replied to Ed's discussion 'Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month!'
"There might be a post on here that a single well in a pooled unit in SE Ohio would produce at least 24k per acre in royalties. However, you would need to multiply that by 4 to 6 more wells to fully develope the unit in the producing formation and…"
2 hours ago
phillips 16 replied to jason irvine's discussion 'has anyone had a lease expire and resign.'
"Yes, what do I need to look at?"
4 hours ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to lance's discussion 'What Do Low Oil Prices Mean To Drilling Boom?'
"From what I read on these pages it can also work out to be damaging to both yourself and your heirs to not. Thiking that there are virtues in selling part and holding part too. Everybody is free to make up their own mind on it based on their…"
4 hours ago
Mark Duncan replied to Ed's discussion 'Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month!'
"Your original post leads one to believe selling for 10-20k per acre is foolish. There is a post on this site that speculates the max one would get is 24k per acre over the life of a producing well. If a person wouldn't sell for 20k per acre to…"
4 hours ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale'
"I read the main topic to be the well myself and that GSFV happened to be developer. I guess each reader comes up with their own priorities as to relevance / what's important to them. No harm meant on this end - didn't mean to…"
4 hours ago
edna mae pilon replied to lance's discussion 'What Do Low Oil Prices Mean To Drilling Boom?'
"Thank you, Larry, for your good advice, coming from the voice of experience. I appreciate it. Even if I don't see profit in my lifetime, I have 2 fine sons who will have a chance if I hang on. I appreciate your sharing your input.  MP"
6 hours ago
Dan Warner replied to David Perotto's discussion 'Talking points to rebut NY's shortsighted ban'
7 hours ago
dr j replied to Ed's discussion 'Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month!'
"The quotes"
8 hours ago
Larry Wagenman replied to lance's discussion 'What Do Low Oil Prices Mean To Drilling Boom?'
"never sell unless you choose to hurt your heirs and kinfolk;my parents gave 1/4 away  of 440 acres in the Bakken  formation in ND back in 1971"
8 hours ago
NYPAShale replied to David Perotto's discussion 'Talking points to rebut NY's shortsighted ban'
"The environmental Left is vehemently against American exceptionalism and a successful American economy. While they have duped (mostly young) people into believing their hysteria, the people at the top have their own agenda. They are funded by the…"
8 hours ago
 
 
 

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