Forum

97 Rigs Cut Nationwide in One Week 2 Replies

Started by searcherone in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by searcherone 7 hours ago.

Chesapeake Energy to pay $119M in Oklahoma royalty case 30 Replies

Started by Philip Brutz in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Jim White 9 hours ago.

The drop in gas price is scary! 14 Replies

Started by Zack Jameson in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by gary smith 11 hours ago.

Another fracking ban bites the dust 1 Reply

Started by Frank Walker in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Barry D 13 hours ago.

Tom Wolf plans to ban new fracking in Pennsylvania parks, forests 19 Replies

Started by Fred Flintlock in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by gary smith 13 hours ago.

Are they getting oil out of the Speechy sands resevoir in Butler Co. Pa.? 5 Replies

Started by Robert Allingham in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Robert Allingham 20 hours ago.

Royalty Deductions 51 Replies

Started by Jim White in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by tom a si yesterday.

ET Rover is going to be two (2) 42" pipes 11 Replies

Started by Tree Farmer in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Tree Farmer yesterday.

Has anyone received a royalty (NOT bonus) payment from Antero? 63 Replies

Started by Paul Nickels in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Carl Krebsbach yesterday.

noble co noble twp

Started by rodger w west in Opinion Based Posts yesterday.

Need Credit Card too Boil Water 3 Replies

Started by Jim White in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Gas Boy yesterday.

Add acreage to a unit 3 years after the fact? 10 Replies

Started by S S C in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by S S C yesterday.

Tioga County, Chattam twp. question 55 Replies

Started by Ben and JoAnn Eshleman in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Josie yesterday.

Stalder Well - Magnum Hunter - Is it online yet? 3 Replies

Started by J Berwanger in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by Cathy J Zimmerman yesterday.

Rice Energy fails to pay bonus money on Greene County Leases 19 Replies

Started by Greene in General Shale Discussions. Last reply by DONNA M SELLERS yesterday.

Blog Posts

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…

Continue

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…

Continue

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

Article cover image


Column: Saudi Arabia and New Mexico: oil price threa…

Continue

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…

Continue

Posted by John H on November 2, 2014 at 8:21pm

Events

Latest Activity

searcherone replied to searcherone's discussion '97 Rigs Cut Nationwide in One Week'
"Which does seem like a good thing as the highest I have seen for Ohio is 51.   2015 was to be a "ramp" up year in drilling for Ohio;   guess we will wait and see if numbers increase or hold their own."
7 hours ago
mark a. seng replied to bo boboski's discussion 'Rumors & Tidbits for Guernsey County' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"Read Carrizo's latest comments on Utica spending....When oil prices go up, the rig will follow."
8 hours ago
Ann Ticopa replied to Ann Ticopa's discussion '"Repsol Agrees to Buy Canada’s Talisman for $8.3 Billion"' in the group Tioga County, PA
"First, my use of the quote marks ("temporary plugging" ) was not meant to indicate a literal quote.  It was my identifier for the state.However, there is the following definition in Act 223, Title 58:"Inactivate."  To…"
9 hours ago
Jim White replied to Philip Brutz's discussion 'Chesapeake Energy to pay $119M in Oklahoma royalty case'
"Sherre Who are you going to have do the audit? I could use someone like that."
9 hours ago
Frank Walker replied to Ann Ticopa's discussion '"Repsol Agrees to Buy Canada’s Talisman for $8.3 Billion"' in the group Tioga County, PA
"Jack, that's the best explanation I've ever seen for what I'm dealing with personally.  Thank you so much for posting what you did.  I can totally agree with everything you wrote.  Your explanation is entirely…"
10 hours ago
Jack Young replied to Ann Ticopa's discussion '"Repsol Agrees to Buy Canada’s Talisman for $8.3 Billion"' in the group Tioga County, PA
"Just checked PA-IRIS, and I can see what Talisman was doing. Those wells were all initially just top-holed - they drilled only 60 to 100 feet on each just to hold a lease. At some point they must have decided that they weren't going…"
10 hours ago
Jack Young replied to Ann Ticopa's discussion '"Repsol Agrees to Buy Canada’s Talisman for $8.3 Billion"' in the group Tioga County, PA
"Having plugged scores of wells ourselves over the years, an operator typically plugs a well for one of the following reasons: 1) it's been completed and produced, but is no longer able to produce enough oil and gas to pay the bills 2) it was…"
10 hours ago
Josie replied to Ann Ticopa's discussion '"Repsol Agrees to Buy Canada’s Talisman for $8.3 Billion"' in the group Tioga County, PA
"It is unsuccessful because it is no longer viable and the owner has walked away"
11 hours ago
Tree Farmer replied to Philip Brutz's discussion 'Chesapeake Energy to pay $119M in Oklahoma royalty case'
"The quote may be an urban legend, this article is as close as I have found, so far! http://www.nofrackingway.us/2014/04/17/royally-fracking-ripped-off/ "
11 hours ago
Frank Walker replied to Ann Ticopa's discussion '"Repsol Agrees to Buy Canada’s Talisman for $8.3 Billion"' in the group Tioga County, PA
"Josie, respectfully: I believe Ann is trying to teach us that a "plugged" well is not necessarily an unsuccessful well.  And certainly that would be congruent with my own experience. Regardless, I agree with Jack that…"
11 hours ago
Tree Farmer replied to Philip Brutz's discussion 'Chesapeake Energy to pay $119M in Oklahoma royalty case'
"A $5 billion dollar class action lawsuit has been filed by Pennsylvania landowners against Chesapeake Energy Corp. and its subsidiary, Access Midstream Partners, over gas and oil royalties they feel they were robbed of through fees…"
11 hours ago
Jack Young replied to Ann Ticopa's discussion '"Repsol Agrees to Buy Canada’s Talisman for $8.3 Billion"' in the group Tioga County, PA
"Now I'm completely mystified what you're trying to say. Inactive status has been around for years, and it's got nothing to do with plugging. (Wells are either active, inactive or plugged.) Check the rest of the PA Code, particularly…"
11 hours ago
bo boboski replied to bo boboski's discussion 'Rumors & Tidbits for Guernsey County' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"I see Carrizo is tearing down their rig on Frankfort rd. Any Idea where they're going with it? they have a pad built right down the road by New Gottengen Rd. 1/2 mile. north. Seems a likely spot."
11 hours ago
gary smith replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'The drop in gas price is scary!'
"anything can happen.if the moron running Russia  decides to jump both feet into the Ukraine,  or Israel decides they've had enough, the world will change overnight. or if we get hit , here, again. boom."
11 hours ago
Barry D replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'The drop in gas price is scary!'
"gary, I heard $100.00 by the 3rd or 4th qtr."
12 hours ago
Barry D replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Another fracking ban bites the dust'
"One of the issues that bothers me with regard to these "fracking" bans is that, the people who promote them claim it is local people who are behind them. When in fact it is a National, organized effort by people who oppose fossil fuels.…"
13 hours ago
 
 
 

Local Groups

advertisements

Subscribe to Weekly Shale