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New Bill Pushes 12.5% Guaranteed Minimum Royalty for PA Landowners 21 Replies

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No "secondary term" expressed in expired lease 6 Replies

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Selling Royalties 2 Replies

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DYE Well - Royalty scam ... 4 Replies

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Rumors of a new well in Westfield township 26 Replies

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My latest royalty check was the smallest to date ! 18 Replies

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INFRASTRUCTURE! 62 Replies

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Gathering pipeline prices 4 Replies

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AEP royalties are a disaster 62 Replies

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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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    July 9, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm – SwampSchool.org

    On May 27, 2015 the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced the publication of the Final “Waters of the US” rule.   This new rule encompasses mor

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Latest Activity

Trapper replied to Trapper's discussion 'INFRASTRUCTURE BEAVER COUNTY!!' in the group Beaver County, PA
"I live just over the line in new Beaver (Lawrence). There has been a big increase in small aircraft traffic in recent weeks over here. Does anyone have any scoop as to who is flying in and out of the Chippewa airport? Like I said the other day , the…"
19 minutes ago
Billy Park Whyde replied to Matthew Santiago's discussion 'New Bill Pushes 12.5% Guaranteed Minimum Royalty for PA Landowners'
" If I told an attorney he could only get 12.5% of a settlement he would throw me out of his office. Perhaps that's what voters should do with the attorney politicians we have in office,THROW THEM OUT!"
5 hours ago
Billy Park Whyde replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?'
"Interesting that I have personally seen Marathon semi truck tankers haul load after load of NGLs from AEU wells. Anyone see where Marathon is a buyer?"
5 hours ago
Barry D replied to Mitchell's discussion 'No "secondary term" expressed in expired lease'
"Sorry but that is game, set match. Since the well was drilled under the terms of the original lease the property is HBP and the lease is valid ( as long as royalty payments have been maintained)."
10 hours ago
Mitchell replied to Mitchell's discussion 'No "secondary term" expressed in expired lease'
"Barry, Yes it did. "
10 hours ago
Barry D replied to Mitchell's discussion 'No "secondary term" expressed in expired lease'
"Mitchell, Yes, I believe there is case law, but I'm not an attorney. Did the 1907 have the wording "...as long as oil and or gas are produced..." ?"
10 hours ago
Mitchell replied to Mitchell's discussion 'No "secondary term" expressed in expired lease'
"Sorry the website didn't add my whole reply. This lease is an amendment to the the original lease from 1907. The original lease is what the well was drilled on.   "
10 hours ago
Barry D replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Natural Gas Liquids - Not Getting Royalties On NGLs? What Are They & What Are They Worth?'
"Ron, What legal steps have you taken to deal with this situation? Would it be worth forming a landowner group in order to file a class action suit?"
10 hours ago
Barry D replied to Bert Ault's discussion 'Selling Royalties'
"Bert, Selling your royalties for this reason doesn't seem wise. Hiring a competent oil and gas attorney would seem wiser. Or perhaps there is a landowner group dedicated to this cause that doesn't require a "pound of flesh" or…"
10 hours ago
Barry D replied to Mitchell's discussion 'No "secondary term" expressed in expired lease'
"Mitchell,"
10 hours ago
Mitchell posted a discussion

No "secondary term" expressed in expired lease

I have a lease that expired in 1939. The lease was for 2 years and the exact terms in the lease states "and after the last mentioned date (1939) this lease shall become null and void" There is nothing else, It does not say as long as oil and gas is…See More
11 hours ago
william Allen. Ladd replied to Undecided About Oil's discussion 'DYE Well - Royalty scam ...'
"Trump stuck his foot in his mouth a few days ago! Enough said! Bill L"
11 hours ago
william Allen. Ladd replied to william Allen. Ladd's discussion 'Rumors of a new well in Westfield township'
"Thank you for this map Philip Thackray.  It gives us a much better idea of what is underneath of us here in Westfield township. Bill L"
11 hours ago
Charles Hurlburt replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'My latest royalty check was the smallest to date !'
"Maybe I missed it but have you said how much of the drop is due to lower production, rather than a drop in price?"
12 hours ago
Mike Murphy replied to Trapper's discussion 'INFRASTRUCTURE!'
"dd PritchardCantonRep.com staff writer Posted Jun. 10, 2015 at 11:16 PM CANTON TWP. By Edd PritchardCantonRep.com staff writer The Repository By Edd PritchardCantonRep.com staff writer Posted Jun. 10, 2015 at 11:16 PM "
12 hours ago
Ron Hale replied to Ron Hale's discussion 'Thursday Night Channel 9 News - Tank Farm Going in North Of Toronto OH.'
"Kris,    If you have land under the CAUV program, get a copy of this weeks Farm & Dairy. Some landowners are suing Ohio for not implementing the program per the law. There will be class action suits to recover taxes paid over the past…"
12 hours ago
 
 
 

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