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Low Price of O/G: Will Drilling Continue? 33 Replies

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Chesapeake Energy to pay $119M in Oklahoma royalty case 6 Replies

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Royalty Deductions 43 Replies

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Peer Reviewed Study In California Says "Fracking" Is Safe 1 Reply

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Processing/gathering facility 10 Replies

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Acreage required for a Class II Disposal Well 7 Replies

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offers in Wick, Tyler county

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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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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

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

Posted by Todd Beem on November 20, 2014 at 11:53pm

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

Too Much Clay? Chill Out. Why Cryogenic Fracturing May Be the Answer

 

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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Posted by John H on November 2, 2014 at 8:21pm

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Dan replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Wolf's rise to power signals change of direction in Pennsylvania regarding drilling'
"Following in the footsteps of our fine wealth redistributing Ohio governor I see."
24 minutes ago
Thomas Lilli replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Wolf's rise to power signals change of direction in Pennsylvania regarding drilling'
"I don't know how many have been following world news but many countries are responding to the economic woes of the world with a resurgence of the far left. Thier battle cry is either one of inequality or just the failure to accept the facts…"
1 hour ago
NYPAShale commented on Keith Mauck (Site Publisher)'s group 'Clarion County, PA'
"According to an O&G lawyer that I spoke with a little while back, not much happening in Clarion due mostly to lack of infrastructure. And now, with a Dem governor and a low NG price, it could be a while until things pick up again."
5 hours ago
Billy Park Whyde replied to Susan A Tippel's discussion 'Low Price of O/G: Will Drilling Continue?'
"I bet you paid as much for that used tractor as it cost new. Depreciation on farm tractors only to the IRS shhhh."
7 hours ago
Bob Donaghy and pitlover are now friends
7 hours ago
Jo commented on Eleanor V Casler's group 'Doddridge County, WV'
"Any news on Snake Run well pad, Brushy Fork  Standing Stone?"
7 hours ago
Tree Farmer posted a discussion

ET Rover is going to be two (2) 42" pipes

I am waiting for the initial offer being mailed to me regarding the ET Rover pipeline that is running through Ohio. It was made very clear to me that they are going to run two (2) 42" pipes.Their opening bid for this permanent easement is based on…See More
8 hours ago
J Landowner replied to GM's discussion 'Oil and Gas royalty calculator in upper corner of site' in the group Butler County, PA
"Not mine but my friend's who has been fighting with them. As mentioned above, they will not sign a no deduction lease. His currently says 15% with max of 15% deductions clearly spelled out. Mine is not as specific."
8 hours ago
GM replied to GM's discussion 'Oil and Gas royalty calculator in upper corner of site' in the group Butler County, PA
"Your new version tonight is not the same as the one signed Nov 2014 I would assume."
9 hours ago
GM replied to GM's discussion 'Oil and Gas royalty calculator in upper corner of site' in the group Butler County, PA
"Your new version tonight is not the same as the one signed Nov 2014 I would assume."
9 hours ago
J Landowner replied to GM's discussion 'Oil and Gas royalty calculator in upper corner of site' in the group Butler County, PA
"Because they own Mountain Gathering, it is a good deal for them."
9 hours ago
J Landowner replied to GM's discussion 'Oil and Gas royalty calculator in upper corner of site' in the group Butler County, PA
"Definitely not the same. Saw a new version tonight. Specifically states the max deduction allowed."
9 hours ago
Frank Walker replied to Philip Brutz's discussion 'Chesapeake Energy to pay $119M in Oklahoma royalty case'
"The corruption is behind every tree and around each corner.  Here in Bradford County, PA, where I live, our County Commissioners became so frustrated with Chesapeake's shenanigans that they referred all instances of wrongdoing and cheating…"
9 hours ago
GM replied to GM's discussion 'Oil and Gas royalty calculator in upper corner of site' in the group Butler County, PA
"The lease is the same."
9 hours ago
RB replied to GM's discussion 'Oil and Gas royalty calculator in upper corner of site' in the group Butler County, PA
"Would the company, seriously, go to all the cost of planning and drilling and extracting the goods including the landowner early signing bonuses, only to turn around and give 42.6% of the sale revenue to the "processor?" You mean to tell…"
9 hours ago
J Landowner replied to GM's discussion 'Oil and Gas royalty calculator in upper corner of site' in the group Butler County, PA
"The new language is not the same, that is why."
9 hours ago
 
 
 

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