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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…

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

Rice Energy Lease Bonus Payments

Hi - Received an offer from Rice Energy which shows 1/2 bonus paid in 75 days and balance paid one-year from signing. Does anyone know if Rice Energy is normally agreeable to other bonus payment schedules that would better benefit the landowner (like maybe 1/2 in 75 days + 1/2 in 3 months)? Am worried they would not pay the second installment when it comes due. Any advice on this is welcomed!

Posted by Suzy on September 19, 2014 at 3:44pm — 1 Comment

Holbrooke storage field

Signed a lease with a company in November of last year. We are the mineral/royalty owners. We were told that the landowners get the signing bonus and we get only royalties. The last thing we were told is that there is no time frame when we would get our royalties and that drilling is being held up by the Holbrooke storage field. They obviously knew this before they had us sign a lease because there has been litigation over the storage field since 2012. Anyone know what gives? We are ready to… Continue

Posted by Debra Lynn Pennell on August 16, 2014 at 3:00pm

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

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James Vanderink replied to C Tysinger's discussion 'EQT to stop drilling until 2016'
"There are quite a few 10 million dollar wells drilled by Anadarko and Devon sitting there with caps on them. If they were worthless they would be p/a."
11 minutes ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale'
"No questions from me James V. Only a Thank You for your diligence kind sir. Fingers and toes crossed. J-O"
13 minutes ago
James Vanderink replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale'
"For you JO, dont even ask. "
21 minutes ago
brian replied to C Tysinger's discussion 'EQT to stop drilling until 2016'
"1 mile in exploration for oil and gas is all it takes , if the state of Ohio knew when they built 77 where to drill and kept all the oil on the east side u may b right"
25 minutes ago
brian replied to C Tysinger's discussion 'EQT to stop drilling until 2016'
"Eqt 5 wells,anadarko 7wells,Devon2 wells.All them big 3 paid less lease money per acre 4000 on average, well cost 10 mill each equals 140 mill. Chessapeke 322 wells 7mill a well equals 2bill 254 mill dollars and 5000acre leases,looks like your big 3…"
36 minutes ago
Sage59 replied to Robert Bond's discussion 'Been a month!' in the group Trumbull County, OH
"Robert and MJ, I thought that Snort said they were going to remove equipment, not add to it. I pass the Buckeye well occasionally, and I haven't noticed any equipment being removed there as far as I can tell. Maybe Snort was just toying with…"
1 hour ago
Peyton Cheston replied to Donna M. Thompson's discussion 'leasing mineral rights'
"Where is your property located?"
1 hour ago
Peyton Cheston replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale'
"It will be interesting to see how it will effect initial production numbers."
1 hour ago
Peyton Cheston replied to Brian Lodge's discussion 'AEP royalties are a disaster'
"AEP was created just a year and a half ago."
1 hour ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale'
"Some good news. Cmon GasFrac. Cmon Blackbrush. Expand to explore / exploit the Utica North South East and West."
1 hour ago
pinehill replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale'
"Count me as wrong, fond this: http://www.ulitzer.com/node/3179270"
1 hour ago
Ron Hale replied to RJ Morgan's discussion 'Qestions re: Selling Mineral Rights'
"Phil,     NICE! "
1 hour ago
Jesse Drang replied to Frank Walker's discussion '2020 Vision'
"By 2020, rigs throughout the play may be laid down because the energy market prices collapsed due to a glut of resources.  In that case, I really wouldn't care because we would have other problems to face. In another reality, after six…"
1 hour ago
pinehill replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale'
1 hour ago
nc man replied to Brian Lodge's discussion 'AEP royalties are a disaster'
"Thanks,Evan! The group from Columbus are GREAT!! Highly recommend! Sorry it took so long for us to get back to you! You were a great help. nc man"
2 hours ago
pinehill replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale'
"I can see why they are trying it.  Perhaps the fact that there is a lot of butane and propane in the gas here makes it more economical.  The texas trial was shallow oil with very little pressure. I have found no where that says that anyone…"
2 hours ago
 
 
 

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