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Matthew Santiago replied to Matthew Santiago's discussion 'Rex Energy finds Joint Venture Partner for Butler County'
"My guess is that they would willingly take on other partners but they aren't so easy to find at the moment.  It appears to be a buyers market so JV partners can be picky to which assets they acquire.   It was a small cash infusion,…"
16 minutes ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to brandon's discussion 'Selling Your Minerals??? This is an option to buy aggreement to look at.'
"Sounds like you've a plan. Good luck to you Jonathan - whether you sell or lease. Keep us posted."
19 minutes ago
Philip Thackray replied to John B.'s discussion 'When Does a Lease Become Effective/Binding'
"I have signed four leases and have always been paid well within three months of signing (Phillips, Rex and XTO, Butler County, PA).  Those were better times however. My understanding is that the lease is effective when signed HOWEVER, the…"
34 minutes ago
Jonathan H replied to brandon's discussion 'Selling Your Minerals??? This is an option to buy aggreement to look at.'
"I have set for myself a price I will sell at; it is a large enough sum to set myself up well for the future - short of that, I will keep the mineral rights and lease as possible (they are currently unleased). I recognize if I sell the mineral rights…"
45 minutes ago
Wayne Miller added a discussion to the group Bradford County, PA
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Bradford Co units map update March 2015

 Added Bacorn North and S A Wilson units. Renamed Carr South - Circle H South. Amended Finan, Baumunk B North, Baumunk A North, Bennett R, Three D Acres, Molly J South, BKT, McCabe, Sharer South, LEH, CZOP, Postell, Roundtop North and Feusner J…See More
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Robert Bond replied to nc man's discussion 'drilling in Londonderry Twp., Guernsey County, OH?' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"So what is currently going on around the township?  Drilling, permits, pipelines, or other gas and oil development.  Thanks and let us hope for a busy season!!!"
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John B. posted a discussion

When Does a Lease Become Effective/Binding

Hello All, Just curious as to when a lease goes into effect after it is signed. Short story; my family signed three leases in November (SWPA) and were told in February that the titles were still being investigated. I checked on uslandrecords…See More
2 hours ago
Dexter Green replied to Jim White's discussion 'Influx of People Advocating to Sell Minerals'
"If you sell mineral rights without any contingencies then the mineral owner has the right to give surface access to an operator.  "
3 hours ago
Dexter Green replied to Paul Butler's discussion 'Zombie Oil & Gas Companies--getting short! The reckoning is imminent.'
"The worst of the worst are already getting killed.  The companies that cannot meet their heavy debt service obligations will eventually go under, but it may very well take another three or four quarters for that to start happening.  "
3 hours ago
Adam Martin replied to brandon's discussion 'Selling Your Minerals??? This is an option to buy aggreement to look at.'
"Here is my experience when it comes to selling minerals. The price qouted for minerals these days, about the best or highest offers I've seen, gernerally land near the 10k to 15k per arce price for unleased land. That is in a depressed market…"
3 hours ago
Robert Allingham replied to Matthew Santiago's discussion 'Rex Energy finds Joint Venture Partner for Butler County'
"Does this mean more drilling for Moraine East and the Butler Operated Area? What are your opinions concerning HBP vs letting old SWEPI leases expire and re-leasing under worse terms? Is this the end or only the beginning of Rex securing JV's in…"
3 hours ago
Jonathan H replied to brandon's discussion 'Selling Your Minerals??? This is an option to buy aggreement to look at.'
"I found out recently that someone I talked to who presented himself to me as a mineral buyer was actually a mineral broker; when I didn't sign an options contract, he shopped my property around to other buyers without telling me. He claims to…"
4 hours ago
Jonathan H replied to Ryan A Bettis's discussion '(Green Minerals LLC) Still paying top dollar for minerals in Belmont County (RECENT DEALS CLOSED)' in the group Belmont County, OH
"Ryan, you need to make it clear to people that you are a broker, not a direct buyer."
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Jonathan H replied to RITA KERR's discussion 'Lawsuits in Ohio and Supreme Court of Ohio regarding Mineral Rights Holders'
"The law applies to Dormant mineral rights - those that have been abandoned; if proper notice is given, then long ago owners, or more likely their descendants, have the opportunity to claim the rights, so it isn't the taking of property, but the…"
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Matthew Santiago replied to Paul Butler's discussion 'Zombie Oil & Gas Companies--getting short! The reckoning is imminent.'
"I agree with Dexter. Many of these companies have already lost tremendous value in terms of asset write downs and share price.   Though bottom fishing is difficult to do, there may very well be substantial money to be made by investing in the…"
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Kathi Albertson replied to lance's discussion 'Force pool Odot? Can they do that? I hope so....'
"I just learned fromm a local attorney that some of the landowners on whose land the interstate sit, granted an easement for the road, not the surrender of ownership. If the highway would ever be moved, the land reverts back to their use. I guess the…"
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