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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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Latest Activity

Michael replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'My latest royalty check was the smallest to date !'
"Two ways to look at it, you can complain, which only stresses out the heart ,or figure it's found money. I chose door #2, I never was born with the silver spoon so why figure I'm going to get the pot of gold now!"
5 minutes ago
Anne Collins replied to David Allen Lilly's discussion 'Has anyone hired an attorney to verify that you royalties are what thery should be ?'
"Just wanted to point out that if you choose to hire an attorney to confirm you are being paid correctly be sure to first qualify that he has oil and gas experience. Not all attorneys can navigate the complex oil and gas industry. But you’d be…"
6 minutes ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?'
"I don't have to sign up for any RBN propaganda email article to know what I would prefer in a leasehold agreement. You don't have to tell me what I don't understand - because I know when I don't understand something. No one is…"
10 minutes ago
Stephanie McCurry replied to Stephanie McCurry's discussion 'Activity in Sullivan County' in the group Sullivan County, PA
"Thanks for the update!"
28 minutes ago
Charley - KY replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?'
"I think you still have no understanding of how the various products are separated by being processed, transported, marketed or sold. Just have your physical gas credited to your account and take care of the gathering, processing, different…"
35 minutes 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 your earlier reply being paid by the BTU content of the production (without deduction) may be all that can be done. That was what I was alluding to earlier when discussing the BOE denominator. Barrels Of Oil Equivalent (BOE) for Natural Gas…"
53 minutes ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?'
"Have to say I'm not disputing that there are costs associated with prepping production for market - I just don't think those costs should be deducted from the production attributable to any leases that I would enter into (any of which…"
55 minutes ago
Suzy replied to Lori Wood's discussion 'Penn Virginia lease about to expire. Land men have come knocking but...'
"Hi Lori. I am a Realtor in Arizona and have mineral rights property in WVa and was just reading some of the Forums. Always interesting. Came upon yours. Two questions: how does one find your books and did you go after the realtor from your…"
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Jeffrey Fort replied to David Perotto's discussion 'USA Today backs fracing!'
"Maybe we should go back to the old way -- dynamite or nitroglycerine. Actually, from well head to gas pump leaks and contamination are more likely downstream. It all can be done safely, but nothing is without risk."
1 hour ago
Mike Herceg replied to Theresa Kolk's discussion 'Tioga Co. Pipeline(s)...anyone have info?'
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Mike Herceg replied to Theresa Kolk's discussion 'Tioga Co. Pipeline(s)...anyone have info?'
"Morris Twp"
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Mike Herceg replied to Shawn Smith's discussion 'Actual Sale Price of Selling OGM in Marcellus area' in the group Tioga County, PA
"That what Keven posted is the same SWEPI offered last year about this time, Seems like they have the area locked down. Make sure you have an attorny look at your lease before you sign and address any of your concerns in addendums."
1 hour ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?'
"Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight."
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Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?

Hello Appalachian Basin landowners!Here are some NGL facts from Yahoo Business News, but first, for those of you new to Royalties and O&G company philosophy: "It's a Good Business Practice To Not Pay Landowner Royalties", and use of the theory…See More
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Tim Tarr replied to Jim Litwinowicz's discussion 'Nat gas in Pa now selling for less than $1/MCF'
""That would kill the industry" I suspect that is The Wolf's true goal. These low prices will kill drilling. So eventually prices will rise because of lower supply. Sooner rather than later their will be producers go under. Their debt…"
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