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Has U.S. oil production started to turn down?

Started by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) in General Shale Discussions 16 minutes ago.

XTO not renewing in WV 4 Replies

Started by RONNIE J. TALKINGTON in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Mike Murphy 1 hour ago.

Royalty Amounts 7 Replies

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Is Chesapeake Renewing Leases in Eastern Ohio? 22 Replies

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Marshal County, WV. 19 Replies

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Schlumberger no longer doing CHK wells? 8 Replies

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Leases 1 Reply

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A new lease from Antero to pool my acres. 8 Replies

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Big Utica Well by EQT 12 Replies

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Suessenbach Family Class Action Lawsuit Against Chesapeake 15 Replies

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Utica Shale Ohio Map with Filters 1 Reply

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Pipe line ROW 7 Replies

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TRENTON-BLACK RIVER FORMATION 28 Replies

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County Group or General Forum: Where to post...

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well pad work 1 Reply

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Offers per acre and lease renewals? 2 Replies

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Weak gas infrastructure fueling Utica's struggles

"So, when drillers elsewhere were getting maybe $2.75 per mcf for their gas, in Ohio: “On July 4, I saw Utica gas sell for 64 cents,” said Ohio Oil and Gas Association executive vice president Shawn Bennett in a recent interview.

To be fair, that’s a strikingly painful price, even for the Utica. But that same day in mid-July, Bennett looked up the price of Utica gas while the Henry Hub price was $2.80, and found that Ohio drillers were only getting about $1.12 for their gas. That’s…

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Posted by Bob Shaw on July 25, 2015 at 5:43am

Government Officials That You Can Contact About Ohio’s Fraud

US Department Of Justice     http://www.justice.gov/contact-us

1)    US Attorney General Lynch

2)    Fraud FBI Corporate Fraud Hotline 888-622-0117

3)    Report Other Fraud or Public Corruption

Call FBI Hotline 800-CALL-FBI (800-225-5324)

4)    Report…

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Posted by Ron Hale on July 23, 2015 at 4:39pm — 1 Comment

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

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A discussion started by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) was featured

Has U.S. oil production started to turn down?

by Kurt CobbLink to storyThe plunge in oil prices last year led many to say that a decline in U.S. oil production wouldn't be far…See More
15 minutes ago
Mike Murphy posted discussions
21 minutes ago
donna hatch posted a blog post

Gulfport Energy

Does anyone have any information on activity by Gulfport in Guernsey county Oh.  I don't see anything on this site about Gulfport.  My lease with them will be up in 6/2016 and just wondering  if they have any plans to drill in next year around…See More
28 minutes ago
Mike Murphy replied to RONNIE J. TALKINGTON's discussion 'XTO'
"If XTO is not allowed to drill Exonmobile will just create another company transfer the leases to it and drill on"
1 hour ago
Jeffrey Beunier replied to joe long's discussion '3 companys who quit paying royalties i here?' in the group Greene County, PA
"There are multiple post about vantage ceasing to pay royalty checks - are the leases you have gross leases or net leases?  If they are gross, then the reason that they are producing at a loss, seems like a difficult argument.  Even if net,…"
1 hour ago
Jeffrey Beunier replied to Jeffrey Beunier's discussion 'Post Production Costs – Net Leases and Market Enhancement Leases' in the group Monroe County, OH
"Interesting thought, thank you - if I may, let's explore it a little deeper - would like to hear what you think. The issue that arises, and that most people don't think about, is that the cost producers deduct aren't necessarily all…"
1 hour ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Advice From Texas Land And Mineral Owners Association If Your Producer Files For Bankruptcy'
"Dis-enchanted much ? ? Yep. We are."
3 hours ago
KAS replied to CJ's discussion 'Royalty Amounts'
"Was that before any deductions Jeff?  We are with Rice also and just got our division orders and are hoping to see the first check in September.  I am always looking at the price at the top of the page to do some rough calculations.…"
3 hours ago
Booger replied to Jim Morris's discussion 'Is Chesapeake Renewing Leases in Eastern Ohio?'
"yes..........typically the money is the same.........sometimes the length is shorter........it will be spelled out in the lease."
3 hours ago
mark pavinich replied to mark pavinich's discussion 'Vantage Energy has stopped paying royalties on the Sandrock well in New Freeport, Greene County.'
"thanks, good suggestion"
3 hours ago
Mike Murphy replied to Chris Stevenson's discussion 'Marshal County, WV.'
"sounds like you better find another attorney and a good tax adviser .....it will affect your taxes as ordinary income just like if you worked for the money"
5 hours ago
S S C replied to Chris Stevenson's discussion 'Marshal County, WV.'
"You got that right, lol. Per haps he means it wont be disqualifying for ssi. But whatever, i would ask the lawyer or accountant to clarify that for you because bonus money is taxed as ordinary income and this lease should bring well over 100k. Maybe…"
5 hours ago
Mike Murphy replied to RONNIE J. TALKINGTON's discussion 'XTO'
"why would they not be allowed to drill for 10 years.....if so why wouldn't they attempt to sell their leases to another driller and hold a percentage"
5 hours ago
RONNIE J. TALKINGTON replied to RONNIE J. TALKINGTON's discussion 'XTO'
"Someone from XTO headquarters is Texas ,  I was told that XTO was not allowed to do any new drilling in WV for 10 years, but that they could maintain there existing operations.  I do not know if this is true or not."
5 hours ago
Mike Murphy replied to Reggie Dunlop's discussion 'Schlumberger no longer doing CHK wells?'
"guess reggies info was just hear say  maybe bar room bull...."
5 hours ago
Mike Murphy replied to RONNIE J. TALKINGTON's discussion 'XTO'
"that's good ron now u can release ur minerals by formation ....upper devonia, Marcellus,Utica, Trenton black river,and possible Rogersville shale......by the way who told you they are not renewing leases"
5 hours ago
 
 
 

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