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Utica in Greene Co Pa 17 Replies

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Qestions re: Selling Mineral Rights 9 Replies

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Wilmington Township, Lawrence County 5 Replies

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First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale 24 Replies

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What is a fair price for a signing bonus in Washington County? 40 Replies

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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

Rice Energy Lease Bonus Payments

Hi - Received an offer from Rice Energy which shows 1/2 bonus paid in 75 days and balance paid one-year from signing. Does anyone know if Rice Energy is normally agreeable to other bonus payment schedules that would better benefit the landowner (like maybe 1/2 in 75 days + 1/2 in 3 months)? Am worried they would not pay the second installment when it comes due. Any advice on this is welcomed!

Posted by Suzy on September 19, 2014 at 3:44pm — 1 Comment

Holbrooke storage field

Signed a lease with a company in November of last year. We are the mineral/royalty owners. We were told that the landowners get the signing bonus and we get only royalties. The last thing we were told is that there is no time frame when we would get our royalties and that drilling is being held up by the Holbrooke storage field. They obviously knew this before they had us sign a lease because there has been litigation over the storage field since 2012. Anyone know what gives? We are ready to… Continue

Posted by Debra Lynn Pennell on August 16, 2014 at 3:00pm

A Unique Energy Problem for America

 

Houston and the rest of the U.S. Gulf Coast have more crude oil than the region can handle.

Stockpiles in the region centered on Houston and stretching to New Mexico in the west and Alabama in the east rose to 202 million barrels in the week ended April 4, the most on record, Energy…

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Posted by John H on April 17, 2014 at 3:29pm — 3 Comments

Shake and Bake: the advent of the resting period

Chesapeake released some quite interesting news during their first quarter 2012 conference call.  Apparently they discovered, entirely by accident, another factor impacting production numbers on their OH Utica completions.  When the Buell Well was drilled in Harrison County, a minor problem prohibited them from immediately completing it.  The unintended resting period allowed much of the water and frack fluid to dissipate prior to completion.  Their Carroll County wells, drilled…

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Posted by John H on May 31, 2014 at 7:46pm — 2 Comments

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Philip Thackray replied to jason irvine's discussion 'new leases b's. old leases'
"http://media.corporate-ir.net/media_files/IROL/10/101196/presentations/11.10.2014_Company_Presentation.pdf Page 29 Look at the other wells - I think I believe this map. I'd still like to find out about the Chesapeake Messenger in…"
1 hour ago
searcherone replied to jason irvine's discussion 'new leases b's. old leases'
"Phil, what is the source of your map? Jason, IMHO this map represents your area well;  it is similar to one Gastar published over a year ago with a kidney shaped area showing a huge gas area.   This map provides more detail based…"
2 hours ago
Samuel J. Orr replied to Jim Litwinowicz's discussion 'Halcon applies for Mercer --> Venango Co pipeline'
"The pipeline costs a lot of money, money which in my opinion Halcon does not have. It might take 2 years (my guess) to complete.  "
2 hours ago
jason irvine replied to jason irvine's discussion 'new leases b's. old leases'
"As we all know there areally so.many different maps showing the quality of the land. Alot of them have been proven way wrong. I remembered a map back.in 2011 that is almost like this one. I can't attach but it was called untapped riches. Good…"
2 hours ago
jason irvine replied to jason irvine's discussion 'new leases b's. old leases'
"Nice map and thanks you for your response. I was hoping for a list from people of certain changes....post production costs or unit size or separating liquids vs gas. As for your post. I'm about 5 miles east of the stewart winland. About a mile…"
2 hours ago
Mother replied to Mother's discussion 'Utica in Greene Co Pa'
"Thanks Pete."
2 hours ago
Philip Thackray replied to RJ Morgan's discussion 'Qestions re: Selling Mineral Rights'
"RJ, The information you listed about the Porterfield C 1H-17 is not correct.  Porterfield C 1H-17 did not go on line until 2014.  (It was not completed until Aug of 2013).  In the first quarter of 2014 with 44 production days the well…"
3 hours ago
Philip Thackray replied to RJ Morgan's discussion 'Qestions re: Selling Mineral Rights'
"RJ, Here is the production report for Belmont County, OH for all of 2013 from ODNR.  ??? The ODNR reports for the first six months of this year are not loading.  ODNR looks to be having some problems this afternoon.  I'll keep…"
3 hours ago
Barry D replied to Jim Litwinowicz's discussion 'Halcon applies for Mercer --> Venango Co pipeline'
"Jim, If Halcon is planning to sell it's acreage having a pipeline in place would be an added selling point. If Halcon sells the acreage but keeps the pipeline it provides revenue to a cash strapped company. There have been rumors that Mr.…"
4 hours ago
DONNA M SELLERS replied to Mother's discussion 'Utica in Greene Co Pa'
"THANK YOU.. "
4 hours ago
RJ Morgan replied to RJ Morgan's discussion 'Qestions re: Selling Mineral Rights'
"Porterfield's have an existing pad Hess drilled some time ago, which was one of their biggest producers per their 3Q13 earnings call: On our 100% owned acreage, the Porterfield C 1H-17 well in Belmont County tested at a 24-hour rate of 3,421…"
4 hours ago
RJ Morgan replied to RJ Morgan's discussion 'Qestions re: Selling Mineral Rights'
"Haha. Or like I joke with people... "My THREE psychiatrists tell me I need to get out more"...that IS a joke btw."
4 hours ago
RJ Morgan replied to RJ Morgan's discussion 'Qestions re: Selling Mineral Rights'
"Thank you Mr. Thackray. I am in Richland Twp, and have acreage in the new Porterfield Pad they just began drilling on Vineyard Rd the last couple weeks or so, AEP, five laterals. The called came Thursday from AEP offering $11K/acre. I had gotten…"
4 hours ago
Barry D replied to RJ Morgan's discussion 'Qestions re: Selling Mineral Rights'
"The decision to sell or not to sell your rights is a complicated issue; there is no "one size fits all" answer. I suppose the main factor is if you can afford to wait. In other words do you need the money now ? Another issue is that much…"
4 hours ago
Philip Thackray replied to jason irvine's discussion 'new leases b's. old leases'
"Jason - of interest to those in WV. Phil"
5 hours ago
Philip Thackray replied to Mother's discussion 'Utica in Greene Co Pa'
"Donna. Phil"
5 hours ago
 
 
 

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