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Processing/gathering facility 10 Replies

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Unit Declarations - Rice Energy 3 Replies

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Chesapeake shutting down 13 wells in Columbiana County 16 Replies

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Low Price of O/G: Will Drilling Continue? 26 Replies

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Chesapeake Energy to pay $119M in Oklahoma royalty case 2 Replies

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Pipeline Explosion

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I don't want a oil well! 12 Replies

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Tioga County, Chattam twp. question 48 Replies

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High offers to buy minerals 525 Replies

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Well access

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Magnum Hunter 170 Replies

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RBN Energy Low Crude Prices Report

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US Energy 7 Replies

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new CHK cheating?.....hedging your gas 21 Replies

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Hastings South Unit (Muddy Creek Twp / Prospect area)

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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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searcherone replied to Den's discussion 'Antero closes deal to acquire 12,000 net acres for drilling in Ohio - Monroe Co'
"Thanks and good work ED as I think you have the answer with their prior dealings.   Do you know if Hall has/had any acreage in Noble Co. as article leads one to believe some of the acreage is in another county.   Hall's…"
17 minutes ago
Elnathan Cory posted a discussion
38 minutes ago
catt replied to Anne cooper's discussion 'Processing/gathering facility'
"I wonder where in Belmont County the one to the right will be located? "
39 minutes ago
Gas Boy replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Wolf's rise to power signals change of direction in Pennsylvania regarding drilling'
"He wants his 5% severance tax too much to "fully fund our schools" - whatever that means.  He won't shut down the industry."
49 minutes ago
craig replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Wolf's rise to power signals change of direction in Pennsylvania regarding drilling'
"Once the new guy gets settled in he will become aware of how much he really needs the gas/oil industry to keep on drilling. He may well implement more regs and do more research... some of which is needed. But he is a Democrat, he needs the money to…"
49 minutes ago
Gas Boy replied to Gas Boy's discussion 'Unit Declarations - Rice Energy'
"Thank you Phil.  I'm looking for declarations in Washington County.  Probably just do the same on their website as well."
1 hour ago
Jesse Drang replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Wolf's rise to power signals change of direction in Pennsylvania regarding drilling'
"Eh, hard to get fired up, but thanks, Frank."
1 hour ago
Ed replied to Den's discussion 'Antero closes deal to acquire 12,000 net acres for drilling in Ohio - Monroe Co'
"Maybe because Hall and Antero have a prior history and some common ownership. From 2010: Antero Resources Corporation, a Denver, Colo based oil  and gas production company,  has acquired Bluestone Energy Partners.... Ellenboro, WV based…"
1 hour ago
David Allen Lilly replied to Philip Brutz's discussion 'Millwood Township' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"From tonight at the McClain, sorry the picture stinks, I didn't know it was this bad and I am too tired to walk back down there for another. I will get a good one tomorrow, it looks so cool in with all the snow."
2 hours ago
FairMktValue replied to RB's discussion 'What's going on with Middlesex Township in Butler County?' in the group Butler County, PA
"http://www.ahs.dep.pa.gov/eFACTSWeb/searchResults_singleAuth.aspx?AuthID=1049771 Well Rex may be on hold in Middlesex but they are permitting one just north. Sharlow is the name of the pad, and I believe it will be off Rockdale just north of…"
2 hours ago
David Allen Lilly replied to Philip Brutz's discussion 'Millwood Township' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"From Sunday night at the McClain"
2 hours ago
searcherone replied to Den's discussion 'Antero closes deal to acquire 12,000 net acres for drilling in Ohio - Monroe Co'
"Don't you find it odd that no company wants to be identified as the seller?   Makes one think the selling company needed money to cover other obligations.   So in Monroe some of the players with acreage with existing…"
2 hours ago
Den replied to Den's discussion 'Antero closes deal to acquire 12,000 net acres for drilling in Ohio - Monroe Co'
"probably right,  It's beside them already on the western side of the county. "
2 hours ago
Utica JOE replied to Den's discussion 'Antero closes deal to acquire 12,000 net acres for drilling in Ohio - Monroe Co'
"I am betting my money that Antero acquired this interest via Hall Drilling, LLC.. Hall is the only operator in Monroe with 5 producing Horizontal wells (with exception to the big players, i.e. XTO, MHR, Eclipse, etc.). It appears that most of their…"
2 hours ago
J. Kinney LandRights replied to Den's discussion 'Antero closes deal to acquire 12,000 net acres for drilling in Ohio - Monroe Co'
"For the 80% to 87.5% working interest due to the producer and most likely existing wells and infrastructure to those pads.  The valuation for the remainder 20% (assuming these leases call for the lessor to receive a royalty of 20%) would be…"
3 hours ago
Anne cooper replied to Anne cooper's discussion 'Processing/gathering facility'
"I have somewhat the same question. Similar but not the same. I was told by eclipse they owned the gathering facility... But now fast forward and another employee says they don't. Jan thinks they do. I went on the EPA web search and the permit…"
3 hours ago
 
 
 

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