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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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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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Understanding the Basics of Ohio Geology



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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 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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Range scrambles to raise cash to keep lights on--gets some more rope/saved by the Red Chinese!

Red Necks and the Red Chinese.  The irony is rich!Clint Murchison and the other Ft. Worth John Birchers have to be spinning in their graves.…See More
1 hour ago
Tim replied to Jim Litwinowicz's discussion 'Huge increase in industrial use of nat gas'
"Jim, Just the start.  Heck, there is not even a pipeline from NE PA into any of New England yet.  How unfortunate is that? I posted a few weeks back that there is $35,000,000,000 in pipeline projects in the next 3.5 years, 2015-2018.…"
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MJ replied to Paul Heckbert's discussion 'radioactivity in fracking wastewater'
2 hours ago
Michael Allen replied to clyde vanhoose's discussion 'what is the going rate for pipeline easements.'
"Some good perspective from Bob Shaw above. One thing to remember, if the pipeline company has no eminent domain power, then the negotiation is across the table. Meaning that in the end, if you come to an agreement, virtually all of the money is…"
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Jack Young replied to Paul Heckbert's discussion 'radioactivity in fracking wastewater'
"I'm sure this guy thinks he's doing something useful by posting all this, but in the end he's just a pawn for the anti-gas movement. You can find papers by anti-gas researchers on any topic you like, but you can also find papers by…"
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Janice L. Hancharick replied to clyde vanhoose's discussion 'what is the going rate for pipeline easements.'
"This is an excellent thread on the subject of pipeline prices and the thought processes of companies who want the ROWs.  I was glad to get the ball rolling and even more pleased to read Michael Allen's and Bob Shaw's responses.…"
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Gregory J Adams replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'All my land is "taken over" by the oil and gas industry.'
"You didnt lose the quiet enjoyment, you sold it. What you see is what you OK'ed in the contract. If you didnt wnat the money badly enough, your neighbor could probably have used it."
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Robert Allingham replied to Matthew Santiago's discussion 'Offer from "FIRST ENERGY"' in the group Butler County, PA
"Hi Matthew, I'm in center twp. Butler co.,Pa and have rec'd offers from 3 different companies and postcards or letters from 9 total companies but nothing from First Energy. The first money offer was 6,480/ acre from Merrit Oil and Gas Inc.…"
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LewPa replied to Matthew Santiago's discussion 'Offer from "FIRST ENERGY"' in the group Butler County, PA
"Matt, I guess their logic is maybe Rex won't make an offer for a while leaving you unleased for years. High and dry then paranoia sets in! LewPa"
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Matthew Santiago replied to Matthew Santiago's discussion 'Offer from "FIRST ENERGY"' in the group Butler County, PA
"What I found kind of funny was they want to lower the offer because they expect the lease to expire and the minerals to be released.  They would get the bonus money from the second lease.  Why lower my offer?    I'm not…"
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Matthew Santiago replied to Matthew Santiago's discussion 'Offer from "FIRST ENERGY"' in the group Butler County, PA
"Received a letter.  "
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Jim Litwinowicz posted a discussion

Huge increase in industrial use of nat gas

Last week's EIA report states there are many new fertilizer and methanol plants coming online that will use huge amounts of nat gas.  Article states that industrial use of nat gas in 2016 will have risen by 33% since 2009, a very rapid jump.  This…See More
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LewPa replied to Matthew Santiago's discussion 'Offer from "FIRST ENERGY"' in the group Butler County, PA
"Matt, I've gotten their offers in the mail a couple of times. I called the number for laughs, guy that you talk to is a landman, that is pretty much the offer, it's also based on 18% royalty. Nothing became of it , I didn't think it…"
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Philip Thackray replied to Paul's discussion 'Royalties per acre.'
"Join Marcellusgas.org Phil"
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