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Talking points to rebut NY's shortsighted ban 6 Replies

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has anyone had a lease expire and resign. 5 Replies

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Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Dead Too? 25 Replies

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Words mean things! 8 Replies

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Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month! 11 Replies

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Lease not valid unless a notary is present? 13 Replies

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Anyone Re-leasing? 10 Replies

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First waterless frack in Ohio Utica shale 118 Replies

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Monroe Co. Ohio; Lee TWP Leak at Stalder well site. 16 Replies

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NY Times: Cuomo to Ban Fracking in New York State, Citing Health Risks 8 Replies

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The Many Ramifications of the Great Oil Plunge of 2014 35 Replies

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David Perotto replied to David Perotto's discussion 'Talking points to rebut NY's shortsighted ban'
"Never say never, who is your governor????"
2 minutes ago
Todd replied to Gary's discussion 'Beaver county leasing' in the group Beaver County, PA
"Gary, I was listening to some bluegrass when I read this post and found it appropriate to post :-) http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kkRkGCm4atE"
27 minutes ago
Dan Warner replied to jason irvine's discussion 'has anyone had a lease expire and resign.'
"I can tell you that Petro-Edge, through SA Properties, leased a small fraction from my mother three years ago.  I don't know what became of them.  These new interests are under nearby properties, and were discovered by Lonetree, an…"
43 minutes ago
Jack Young replied to Keith Mauck (Site Publisher)'s discussion 'Lease Offers: Potter County / Date / Royalty % / Bonus per Acre / Acreage' in the group Potter County, PA
"The key thing that determines the offers in Potter County right now is location. Tenaska will pay up to $1,000/acre for a 5 year, 14% no-deductions royalty lease, but you need to be along the West Branch-Abbott border. Travis Peak has narrowed…"
55 minutes ago
Elnathan Cory replied to David Perotto's discussion 'Talking points to rebut NY's shortsighted ban'
"It won't happen here (PA) because this state is and still will be run by conservatives (house and senate). Anyway the genie is out of the bottle."
58 minutes ago
Elnathan Cory replied to Elnathan Cory's discussion 'Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Dead Too?'
"Next thing you know they will build a pipeline from Cuba to bring in cigars and baseball players!"
1 hour ago
Mark McGrail replied to David Perotto's discussion 'Talking points to rebut NY's shortsighted ban'
"Elnathan, That's my point."
1 hour ago
Elnathan Cory replied to Patrick Rimke's discussion 'Words mean things!'
"Happy Hanukkah to you!"
1 hour ago
Elnathan Cory replied to David Perotto's discussion 'Talking points to rebut NY's shortsighted ban'
"Don't waste your time on NY! It is over! Just hope it doesn't occur here!"
1 hour ago
Ed replied to Ed's discussion 'Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month!'
"Marta, perhaps if you lived in SW Ohio instead of SE Ohio. Otherwise, no one that is truly informed sells for pennies on the dollar unless their so desperate for cash to have no other choice.  The other possibility Mary is as the old saying…"
1 hour ago
Elnathan Cory replied to Patrick Rimke's discussion 'Words mean things!'
"Happy Hanukkah to you!"
1 hour ago
Puzzled replied to Ed's discussion 'Utica Royalty - $1,000/Acre Per Month!'
"I agree.............all situations are different"
1 hour ago
Utica Watcher replied to Richard Yockel's discussion 'Lease not valid unless a notary is present?'
"Ron I would respectfully disagree.  A notary's job is to certify that that the person who is signing the document is actually the person they are signing for.  Many documents are signed without a notary being present.  However,…"
1 hour ago
Nancy replied to Gary's discussion 'Beaver county leasing' in the group Beaver County, PA
"Gary, I posted this on another site. My farm is in Hookstown, PA., Greene Township, Beaver County.  I have 1 1/2 years on my lease to CHK.  My next door neighbors farm ( his lease just ran out ) was approached by Range. They offered him…"
1 hour ago
Darren McCauley replied to Patrick Rimke's discussion 'Words mean things!'
"Lol. That was funny. Thanks for your sense of humor."
1 hour ago
joe long replied to Dean Gary's discussion 'Greene county Springhill Township' in the group Greene County, PA
"sounds good to me?  don't know of anyone leased their utica yet   did hear some 1500.00 acre offers but , was turned down ? i know not much help sorry "
1 hour ago
 
 
 

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