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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

Chesapeake's French Connection May be Coming to an End



On November 4, 2011, Chesapeake announced a joint venture agreement whereby they agreed to sell part of its holdings in the Utica Shale for $2.3 B.  The announcement claimed that CHK would get $649 M from an undisclosed buyer in exchange for a 25% interest in 650,000 acres in Ohio's wet gas and volatile oil window.  It's partner, Enervest, would receive $90 M in cash.  Further, the buyer, now disclosed as France's TOTAL SA, agreed to pony up $1.5 B toward Chesapeake's drilling…

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Posted by John H on June 1, 2014 at 6:20pm

Economics for a Typical Utica Completion in Ohio

CEO Frank Tsuru of Houston-based M3Midstream is investing over $1B across Eastern Ohio in a rush to get into the Utica ballgame. His…

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Posted by John H on June 8, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

E&P Companies Like Ohio for More than Just Geological Reasons

Drillers like Ohio for more than just geological reasons. Ohio is ideally located to take advantage of development and commercial networks in both the Midwest and on a national scale. Ohio is within 600 miles of 60% of the US population and more than half of the Canadian population. It has considerable existing infrastructure and one of the most favorable tax/business climates in America. Ohio has zero tax on inventory or corporate income, no tax on investments for inventory or equipment, no…

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Posted by John H on June 22, 2014 at 4:07pm — 4 Comments

Why the Pt. Pleasant is Key to Utica Production

 

The Point Pleasant formation has been described as marking the end of Middle Ordovician time.  The Ordovician Period is characterized as the greatest submergence of the North American plate because shallow seas covered such an extensive area, including all of Ohio.  In this environment, the Acadian mountain-building event occurred whereby sediments high in kerogen were shed from the highlands into a somewhat enclosed basin,…

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Posted by John H on April 1, 2014 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

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Dexter Green replied to JodyK's discussion 'Purchased well maps off a website...question?'
"That was indeed what I was inferring.  I'd rather have a 1280 unit with 10 wells than a 120 with one.  Smaller total share of the pie, but much bigger pie.  And I don't know about any of you but the bugger the pie, the…"
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jonathan M. replied to Kelly Young's discussion 'Dye Well' in the group Columbiana County, OH
"Center township columbiana county"
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Jay replied to Jay's discussion 'Beck Energy v. Hupp Hearing Today (7/23/14) @ 11:15 am in Youngstown! Anyone on GMS Going to Support Landowners?'
"There is no deadline on a decision being issued.  It could be issued in weeks or six months.  YZou would hope they are ready to write the decisison already and get it issued ASAP given the implcations and the fact it will be appealed…"
1 hour ago
Don C replied to Kelly Young's discussion 'Dye Well' in the group Columbiana County, OH
"Where is the Dye Well?"
1 hour ago
Jimmy Wilson replied to Jay's discussion 'Beck Energy v. Hupp Hearing Today (7/23/14) @ 11:15 am in Youngstown! Anyone on GMS Going to Support Landowners?'
"Does anyone know how long this will take to get an opinion from judges.... so much riding on this. I agree with Den, could have ripple effects through many of these old HBP leases, little or no production holding so many acres. West V…"
2 hours ago
Mark McGrail replied to Jay's discussion 'Beck Energy v. Hupp Hearing Today (7/23/14) @ 11:15 am in Youngstown! Anyone on GMS Going to Support Landowners?'
"searcherone, Yes, the judges held both sides accountable to defend their positions. Just to expand a bit on the question of the 30 day notice. I stated that my impression was the attorney danced around the issue. I think a better summary of his…"
2 hours ago
searcherone replied to Jay's discussion 'Beck Energy v. Hupp Hearing Today (7/23/14) @ 11:15 am in Youngstown! Anyone on GMS Going to Support Landowners?'
"Thanks Mark.  I was just curious about the reply.  I viewed the Beck Energy/Stow Ohio home rule Ohio Supreme Court appeal online.  Found it reassuring that the justices went right after both sides and didn't hesitate with the…"
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Mark McGrail replied to Jay's discussion 'Beck Energy v. Hupp Hearing Today (7/23/14) @ 11:15 am in Youngstown! Anyone on GMS Going to Support Landowners?'
"searcherone, He did not give a direct answer. But I would not read anything into the fact that the judge asked the question."
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Ron Hale replied to beth hamm's discussion 'Anyone hear anything about class action suit against Chesapeake'
"Beth,       I assume you are in PA.  Call the PA Attorney Generals Office Since your AG has filed criminal charges against CHK. It wouldn't hurt if you filed your own complaint to the PA AGs Office. Below is the…"
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searcherone replied to Jay's discussion 'Beck Energy v. Hupp Hearing Today (7/23/14) @ 11:15 am in Youngstown! Anyone on GMS Going to Support Landowners?'
"Mark, how did Beck's attorneys reply regarding what he would have done if given thirty days notice?    I agree it is a "nail biter" with far ranging implications if the trail judge's verdict stands."
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Harry E. Rose replied to Mike Fulper's discussion 'NCD3 nearly empty... Friday 25th' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"Mike, Ha, ha, ha, this made my day. What a clown. Nice to have some fun. Otherwise, life is boring."
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GW3 replied to Larry Jacobson's discussion 'Guernsey County - Center TWP - Arrowhead Road - Lease and Drilling Status?????' in the group Guernsey County, OH
"Big, i have ground in center twp 38 acres with timber and no lease on minerals ... [email protected]"
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Steven added a discussion to the group Washington County, OH
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Newport township landowners

MNW is now working on getting a lease for landowners in Newport township They have been paying good.
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Mark McGrail replied to Jay's discussion 'Beck Energy v. Hupp Hearing Today (7/23/14) @ 11:15 am in Youngstown! Anyone on GMS Going to Support Landowners?'
"Den, Most of the discussion revolved around the language of the leases. There was also discussion about the certification of a class and the lack of a 30 day notice. My impression was that the appeals panel must agree with the opinion of the trial…"
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Dexter Green replied to Jay's discussion 'Beck Energy v. Hupp Hearing Today (7/23/14) @ 11:15 am in Youngstown! Anyone on GMS Going to Support Landowners?'
"Then explain why the leases were voided if not by how Beck chose to interpret them.  "
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Mark McGrail replied to Jay's discussion 'Beck Energy v. Hupp Hearing Today (7/23/14) @ 11:15 am in Youngstown! Anyone on GMS Going to Support Landowners?'
"Jay, The judges asked both sides very pointed questions.I did not get the impression that the judges favored one side or another. For example the judges asked the attorneys for the Hupps to explain how language in the leases extended them beyond…"
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