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Force pool Odot? Can they do that? I hope so.... 14 Replies

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Influx of People Advocating to Sell Minerals 21 Replies

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Rex Energy finds Joint Venture Partner for Butler County 1 Reply

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Clinton Sandstone 3/12/2015 12 Replies

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Trouble finding mapping of well units on ODNR website 7 Replies

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Monroe County Ohio Cracker Alive 1 Reply

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Cancellation lease renewals-Range 22 Replies

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China smog video that received 200 million views 11 Replies

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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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Posted by Oil & Gas News on February 4, 2015 at 11:35am

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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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…

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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

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Column: Saudi Arabia and New Mexico: oil price threat

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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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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…"
17 minutes ago
Jonathan H replied to Jim White's discussion 'Influx of People Advocating to Sell Minerals'
"In Ohio and West Virginia, you can sell mineral rights with no surface access, or with limits on surface access, which helps current or future surface owners - can O&G companies sue to force surface access in a situation like this? "
41 minutes ago
william replied to S2035's discussion 'Receiving Mineral Rights Offers from Multiple Companies' in the group Harrison County, OH
"I believe things will start "heating" up in Harrison county. My lease was transferred to Gulfport which holds some substantial acreage adjacent to mine. These companies that want to buy the minerals are scrambling since they realize…"
45 minutes ago
Jonathan H replied to lance's discussion 'Force pool Odot? Can they do that? I hope so....'
"From what I have read, eminent domain in Ohio is supposed to apply only to surface rights, but unless the land owner whose land was taken knew that and pushed to keep the mineral rights, they were taken also. There is another post on this forum…"
49 minutes ago
Frank Walker replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'PA Supreme Court - Title Washing - Herder Spring Hunting Club v. Harry and Anna Keller'
"I had an additional thought on this matter this morning and I want to title it and add it here: Royalty Owner Federal Tax Jeopardy Royalty owners are best served, from a Federal tax standpoint, when their royalties are paid by the gas company and…"
1 hour ago
Sam Moore replied to frank ellis's discussion 'Does anyone know the progress on the Whitacre well?' in the group Monroe County, OH
"No, just 3.  Two in the south leg and 1 on the north. The 2 rumors going around as to why they did not complete the last 3 are.  Transmission line was full.  HG ran out of money."
2 hours ago
Bill replied to Matthew Santiago's discussion 'Rex Energy finds Joint Venture Partner for Butler County'
"Thanks, Matthew.  Good information. Bill"
2 hours ago
Eric replied to RITA KERR's discussion 'Lawsuits in Ohio and Supreme Court of Ohio regarding Mineral Rights Holders'
"probably because you didn't or don't pay taxes on them to preserves them like land owners do?  that will probably be the root issue at hand.  why does a surface owner owe taxes to preserve their rights to own them but mineral…"
2 hours ago
Frank Walker replied to James Vanderink's discussion 'Clinton Sandstone 3/12/2015'
"I dunno; maybe it depends.  Not so certain Hillary and Bill would want their name on this."
3 hours ago
Jason replied to rhcpfan28's discussion 'Royal Dutch Shell plant....any word on how its coming along?' in the group Beaver County, PA
"You were 50% right so far cattle rancher. I would imagine a lot of hungry workers to justify a sheetz at that location with the ability to fill up LPG as well... Sheetz is usually ahead of the curve."
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Trapper replied to rhcpfan28's discussion 'Royal Dutch Shell plant....any word on how its coming along?' in the group Beaver County, PA
"Thanks Craig! More good news , and indicative of the multitude of ancillary developments coming with the Cracker."
3 hours ago
Matthew Santiago posted a discussion

Rex Energy finds Joint Venture Partner for Butler County

Joint venture agreement in Moraine East Area and Legacy Butler Operated AreaOperating capital expenditures reduced by ~30%New senior secured leverage covenant of 3.0x with total leverage covenant removedSTATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 31, 2015 (GLOBE…See More
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Wayne Miller and Wenshu Guo are now friends
10 hours ago
Tim Tarr replied to Paul Butler's discussion 'Zombie Oil & Gas Companies--getting short! The reckoning is imminent.'
" No, real bloodbath is coming. Get a rise in interest rates; say the ten year Treasury at 3-3 1/2 % (still below historical standards: inflation + 2%) with Oil still around $45 and Nat. Gas @ $3 and the Fat Lady will be screaming like hogs at…"
10 hours ago
craig replied to rhcpfan28's discussion 'Royal Dutch Shell plant....any word on how its coming along?' in the group Beaver County, PA
"This is what you are looking for... I was told extra office space is for rent/lease as…"
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