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Fracking Revolution Misunderstood by Oil and Gas Industry 31 Replies

Started by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Bill Bergseid 9 minutes ago.

Well Pads, But Not Necessary Drilling 5 Replies

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Water impoundments 5 Replies

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Obama's Most Egregious Attack on Gas & Oil Yet 17 Replies

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Rex Planning 6 well pads 6 Replies

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Landowners brace for start of tree-felling by Constitution Pipeline builders 3 Replies

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They Were for Natural Gas Before They Were Against It! 6 Replies

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Gulfport Deductions from the Royalty Payments 12 Replies

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December Statement from Chesapeake 4 Replies

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Wetzel and Tyler Counties in WV (question about lease) 2 Replies

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Regulating methane, which is leaking faster than thought 33 Replies

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Bill Bergseid replied to Keith Mauck (Site Publisher)'s discussion 'Fracking Revolution Misunderstood by Oil and Gas Industry'
"Good replies, Thomas.  I was going to reply to the original until I read yours which covered the CNG/LNG development in the US.  Long haul trucking is working hard on converting, and producing new tractors that run on LNG.  Almost 10%…"
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Laura replied to Chuck's discussion 'Gulfport renewal lease....or any in Guernsey???' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"A quick search of guernsey county recorder, showed Gulfport released 160 acre lease along McCoy road, in January. It was a Tri-Star Energy Holdings lease. I'm not familiar with the details of those."
27 minutes ago
Bill Bergseid replied to Keith Mauck (Site Publisher)'s discussion 'Fracking Revolution Misunderstood by Oil and Gas Industry'
"Why does the NETL need taxpayer funds?  If the value provided is really great, it would not need any funds from taxpayers."
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Barry D replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Well Pads, But Not Necessary Drilling'
"Johnathan, Exactly correct. Just because the land owner is correct does not mean the operator is going to act honestly. Landowners must vigilant and proactive in dealing with the o&g companies in order to protect their rights. The example of…"
1 hour ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to kris miller's discussion 'Water impoundments'
"Have nothing to contribute in way of water impoudment leases either. But, on the other front you fellows opened here, I'll offer that I think that there seems to me to have been alot of landowner / lessor disappointing news / outcomes…"
1 hour ago
Trapper replied to kris miller's discussion 'Water impoundments'
"I have seen it more than once."
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Joseph-Ohio replied to Keith Mauck (Site Publisher)'s discussion 'Obama's Most Egregious Attack on Gas & Oil Yet'
"At today's posted $30.89 / barrel (top of page) it would tack an additional 32.3% on top of the cost.That would make the cost $40.89 / barrel.The $10.00 / barrel tax would then represent about 24.5% of the cost.That is a horrible penalty which…"
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Dan replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Four of America's Shale Gas Plays are Now Void of All Drilling'
"Don't forget exports & all the tractors & pick ups running on compressed NG."
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bo boboski replied to Chuck's discussion 'Gulfport renewal lease....or any in Guernsey???' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"Yea Chuck, not much talking going on lately. Probably due to the lack of any activity round here. But with all the leases expiring this year,I'm sure this forum will soon see some jabber. There is a rig drilling in Guernsey again too, and…"
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Chuck replied to Chuck's discussion 'Gulfport renewal lease....or any in Guernsey???' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"I have also noticed this forum has went a bit cold, are there other forums that have more activity for Guernsey?  "
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Gulfport renewal lease....or any in Guernsey???

Hello all, I know many had signed lease before me, so i would think Id be hearing about some renewals by now. My 5 years is up in April. Anyone heard of Gulfport holding up to the renewal arrangement, or they just letting them go? Guernsey County…See More
8 hours ago
Jonathan H replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Well Pads, But Not Necessary Drilling'
"I have not kept up on the details of recent court rulings; I'm glad to hear that continuing the lease is not (solely) in the hands of the lessee. I do know from discussions with my lawyer over the 1991 lease on my property that there is a…"
9 hours ago
Barry D replied to kris miller's discussion 'Water impoundments'
"Trapper, Too many people attacking others for posting an opinion. There is no doubt that some of the posts and replies need to be exposed as nonsense. But I have seen where people posting an honest reply are attacked and made fun of and I have heard…"
10 hours ago
Barry D replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Well Pads, But Not Necessary Drilling'
"Johnathan, I agree but disagree. I agree that the terms of the lease come into play. But courts (in Ohio) have ruled that the "activities cannot be arbitrary and only in the judgement of the Lessee. Bottom line there has to be true continuous…"
10 hours ago
Barry D replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Rex Planning 6 well pads'
"In Ohio a company cannot just build a pad and have that hold a lease. It has been decided in court cases that there must be continuous development. The interpretation of continuous development I suppose is open. But, I would assume that there must…"
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