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Patterson well 189 Replies

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Question about Hilcorp's Central Facility/Compressor Station 10 Replies

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Radioactivity in fracking wastewater 13 Replies

Started by Paul Heckbert in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Barry D 7 hours ago.

Temporary Line Wefler Well Monroe County 2 Replies

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abandonment clause/ to be or not to be? 15 Replies

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Pulaski Township PA - Zoning Hearing Board 3 Replies

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All my land is "taken over" by the oil and gas industry. 26 Replies

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Fracking Cartoon Plays on False Information 1 Reply

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wells are being shut in 21 Replies

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Lawsuit Against Pulaski Supervisors Re: Hilcorp Wells 6 Replies

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Ohio Leased Landowners must read. 69 Replies

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Huge increase in industrial use of nat gas 1 Reply

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what is the going rate for pipeline easements. 16 Replies

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Royalties per acre. 3 Replies

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Beaver County Renewal 21 Replies

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Pro fracing documentary needs our help

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A New Effort on GMS: A Mineral Sales Survey 8 Replies

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Trapper replied to mike's discussion 'Patterson well'
"Has anyone heard any more about the Leslie pad that was supposed to go in a little to the west of the Patterson?"
2 hours ago
Paul Nickels replied to Paul Nickels's discussion 'ANTERO SOLD!!!!!' in the group Noble County, OH
"See my reply above, Cen. My old eyes didn't notice the missing 1 : - )"
4 hours ago
John Smith replied to Michelle Hoffman's discussion 'Question about Hilcorp's Central Facility/Compressor Station'
"Exactly. We need a governing body in Pulaski that can make these decisions with out just looking at their own pocket books. If done right this could benefit us all. If done wrong it could make this place a miserable place to live. This is not about…"
4 hours ago
Ragnars Repo replied to Michelle Hoffman's discussion 'Question about Hilcorp's Central Facility/Compressor Station'
"Exactly. This is not an anti fracking argument. Where hilcorp has cut access up the hill along rte 208 has been a problem for a couple years now. Every time it rains the mud and water collect in deep pools and someone unfamiliar with it is going to…"
5 hours ago
John Smith replied to Michelle Hoffman's discussion 'Question about Hilcorp's Central Facility/Compressor Station'
"That IS a great question.. Is it 50db a mile away or a 1000 feet or maybe 100 feet? Sound dissipates the father you get away from it. WE all know from driving by these sites that they are noisy. Now the question remains. How noisy? I know I would be…"
5 hours ago
Paul Nickels replied to Paul Nickels's discussion 'ANTERO SOLD!!!!!' in the group Noble County, OH
5 hours ago
jonathan M. replied to Paul Nickels's discussion 'ANTERO SOLD!!!!!' in the group Noble County, OH
"Paul can you post the link to that article? The only one I could find was from 2005 in the times regarding a sale. Is that what you are referring to?"
5 hours ago
Jim Litwinowicz replied to mike's discussion 'Patterson well'
"What depth/strata are they going to?"
6 hours ago
Paul Nickels added a discussion to the group Noble County, OH
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ANTERO SOLD!!!!!

There was a brief announcement in the New York Times yesterday that Antero Resources has been sold for stock and cash to XTO Energy in Texas. I'm a landowner in Noble County and yesterday I did NOT receive my royalty check, which has been coming…See More
7 hours ago
Rich replied to mike's discussion 'Patterson well'
"So that's all the traffic that's going by my house! So they are putting in a new well?"
7 hours ago
Barry D replied to Paul Heckbert's discussion 'Radioactivity in fracking wastewater'
"Kyle, Exactly, this was not a scientific study. Plus, if you know the true nature of the radioactive substances found underground, you know that we face far more dangerous radioactive elements here on the surface. We are exposed every day to far…"
7 hours ago
Barry D replied to Paul Heckbert's discussion 'Radioactivity in fracking wastewater'
"Once again it's obvious that Mr. Heckbert has not read an article he has posted. All you need to know about this article is contained in a quote from David Allard of the Pennsylvania Bureau of Radiation Protection -"But Allard believes…"
8 hours ago
Old School Driller Descendant replied to Old School Driller Descendant's discussion 'Temporary Line Wefler Well Monroe County'
"Thanks Kit, I sent you an e-mail, looking forward to your reply!"
8 hours ago
Brian Day replied to Andrea Richlin's discussion 'PA DNR claiming mineral rights to streambeds that are on their public streambed map'
"Perhaps the DCNR would refund real estate taxes for the past 200 years in current dollars for the lands they are claiming.  If they don't have the cash to pay back money owed by them to land owners whose families have unknowingly been…"
9 hours ago
mark replied to kit's discussion 'abandonment clause/ to be or not to be?'
"P.S to the above post there offer was 15.00 primary and 7.00 for each secondary line hey kit I hate to tell you this and I'm not saying they lie lets just say they enhance the truth ooooh 57.00 thats so much better  NOT  If these…"
11 hours ago
mark replied to kit's discussion 'abandonment clause/ to be or not to be?'
"mornin bootmud   first off love your handle I do know of where very few people got  some monies up front but they are few and far between my friend which relating back to this discission is why a termination/abandonment clause is very nice…"
12 hours ago
 
 
 

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