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Rumors of a new well in Westfield township 30 Replies

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What are we missing here? What are we overlooking? 6 Replies

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Haven't seen anything yet "Rogersville" 8 Replies

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Selling Royalties 13 Replies

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DYE Well - Royalty scam ... 5 Replies

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My latest royalty check was the smallest to date ! 18 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

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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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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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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 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

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JJ Morgan replied to william Allen. Ladd's discussion 'Rumors of a new well in Westfield township'
"I received 2 E-Notices this past week for Travis Peak activity in Westfield.  A landman has contacted us to lease our mineral rights whuch are due to expire w/Shell in mid September.  (Our Shell lease does not have an extension clause .)…"
10 minutes ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'What are we missing here? What are we overlooking?'
"Factor in current low natural gas and oil prices, lack of adequate infrastructure, currently not enough access to foreign markets yet, throttling production / using lull time as the above changes / gets developed / rectifies exhausting all avenues…"
27 minutes ago
Josie replied to Shawn Smith's discussion 'Actual Sale Price of Selling OGM in Marcellus area' in the group Tioga County, PA
"I want to follow this thread. Thanks"
1 hour ago
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Actual Sale Price of Selling OGM in Marcellus area

We have been approached to purchase our OGM, with what it seems to be decent offer.  Please advice other amounts people have been offered and/or accepted?  We are located in Tioga County, PA. We mostly likely will not sell the OGM, we are young and…See More
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Shawn Smith posted a discussion

Actual Sale Price of Selling OGM in Marcellus area

We have been approached to purchase our OGM, with what it seems to be decent offer.  Please advice other amounts people have been offered and/or accepted?  We are located in Tioga County, PA. We mostly likely will not sell the OGM, we are young and…See More
1 hour ago
Frank Walker replied to Robert Allingham's discussion 'Selling oil/gas rights vs mineral rights and the confusing hydrocarbon deed to do so.'
"No problemo, Gringo.  What we see on display here is the prototypical example of great minds thinking alike!!  :-) Seriously now, something that has amazed me for years is the scant use of NSD leases . . by people with nice homes and…"
2 hours ago
Rich replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'What are we missing here? What are we overlooking?'
"Mike Great answer! You are absolutely correct. The O&G co. Know what is here and are not going no where. And to those with dought's just do some due diligents and look back on the different area's in this country that has had fracking…"
2 hours ago
Gringo replied to Robert Allingham's discussion 'Selling oil/gas rights vs mineral rights and the confusing hydrocarbon deed to do so.'
"Frank Thanks for saving me the typing."
3 hours ago
Mike Murphy replied to roadbuilder's discussion 'Haven't seen anything yet "Rogersville"'
"Chesapeake and EQT in Rogersville test phase By NOAH BRENNER Houston   27 February 2015 00:00 GMT Duo drilling wildcats on emerging Kentucky shale play originally considered too old and deep APPALACHIAN giants EQT and Chesapeake Energy…"
3 hours ago
Mike Murphy replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'What are we missing here? What are we overlooking?'
"they are alsoable to refrack wells several times too and as time goes by they are learning new ways to refrack to rejuvenate old wells .........also there is room in the Marcellus for 1000s of more wells then you have the monster Utica with room for…"
3 hours ago
Gas Boy replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'What are we missing here? What are we overlooking?'
""If the gas wells seem to deplete quickly, then how will there be enough gas to justify the pipelines and processing plants...." - Simple:  Keep drilling and turning wells into line."
3 hours ago
Charles Hurlburt replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'What are we missing here? What are we overlooking?'
"How much are your production actually fallen?  Please note that "dollars per acre" tells us little about production, as you are introducing a "price" variable that is independent of the production rate.  For…"
5 hours ago
Barry D replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'What are we missing here? What are we overlooking?'
"Zack, The Marcellus alone is one of the largest, if not the largest, reserves of natural gas in the world. Yes the decline curve is steep in the first two years but levels off. Here is a decline curve graph courtesy of…"
5 hours ago
Frank Walker replied to Robert Allingham's discussion 'Selling oil/gas rights vs mineral rights and the confusing hydrocarbon deed to do so.'
"Robert Your lease eradicates my concern.  Thank you for clarifying your situation. If you had no lease, and for others, I was going to suggest a NSD (non-surface development) lease.  It's too late for that now.  But a NSD lease,…"
5 hours ago
Zack Jameson posted a discussion

What are we missing here? What are we overlooking?

If the gas wells seem to deplete so quickly (as it appears to be the case with many of us), then how will there be enough gas to justify all the pipelines and processing plants are they are being constructed? What do the operators / companies know…See More
5 hours ago
Robert Allingham replied to Robert Allingham's discussion 'Selling oil/gas rights vs mineral rights and the confusing hydrocarbon deed to do so.'
"It is under lease w/ Rex who bought out SWEPI lease. I am in a production unit but just rec'd division order and no royalties to date."
6 hours ago
 
 
 

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