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Four of America's Shale Gas Plays are Now Void of All Drilling 1 Reply

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They Were for Natural Gas Before They Were Against It! 6 Replies

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Antero Resources is pleased with Utica, Marcellus production 5 Replies

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Well Pads, But Not Necessary Drilling 1 Reply

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Rex Planning 6 well pads 2 Replies

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Water impoundments 1 Reply

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Fracking Revolution Misunderstood by Oil and Gas Industry 29 Replies

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Obama's Most Egregious Attack on Gas & Oil Yet 14 Replies

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Gulfport Deductions from the Royalty Payments 12 Replies

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December Statement from Chesapeake 4 Replies

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Wetzel and Tyler Counties in WV (question about lease) 2 Replies

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Sharing Gas Sales Prices 13 Replies

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Regulating methane, which is leaking faster than thought 33 Replies

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Growing problems with water quality, nationally 5 Replies

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Gas prices used by Rice Energy 19 Replies

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Trapper replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Four of America's Shale Gas Plays are Now Void of All Drilling'
"So as multitudes of coal fired power plants are converted to NG and more are built as NG fired , our gas supply is about to dwindle.......oooo kkkkk......!"
16 minutes ago
Frank Walker replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Landowners brace for start of tree-felling by Constitution Pipeline builders'
"They cannot offer "decent compensation" to some landowners and not to others.  Word gets around.  And if they were forced to offer "decent" and proper compensation to everyone, their costs for the pipeline would…"
51 minutes ago
A discussion started by Barry D was featured

They Were for Natural Gas Before They Were Against It!

Not to long ago many of the anti natural gas folks were pushing for conversion of electric plants using coal to natural gas.Now these folks show up to protest development of natural gas, and the infrastructure (pipelines) needed to get it to…See More
54 minutes ago
bungalow_steve replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Landowners brace for start of tree-felling by Constitution Pipeline builders'
"If they offered decent compensation they probably could settle this in a few days, but they won't budge, doesn't make any sense for either side."
1 hour ago
Barry D replied to Barry D's discussion 'They Were for Natural Gas Before They Were Against It!'
"paleface, That would certainly be an interesting case to follow. There is no doubt that it is a wasted education. It never ceases to amaze me how seemingly educated, intelligent people believe the misinformation of the environmental left. Not only…"
2 hours ago
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The Hiker replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Antero Resources is pleased with Utica, Marcellus production'
"If you let the lease terminate (they will never allow this to happen IMHO), then you are open to re-lease.  You take the risk that the new offer will be a whole lot less than you would get under the existing contract, but maybe it would be…"
3 hours ago
paleface replied to Barry D's discussion 'They Were for Natural Gas Before They Were Against It!'
"Paul could probably find a judge that would listen to the argument for a refund for his college education money.But the college could argue he was educated past his intelligence level.It would be a strong argument on both sides."
3 hours ago
Barry D replied to Barry D's discussion 'They Were for Natural Gas Before They Were Against It!'
"bo, Good point. Have you ever met any of these leftists? They are unhappy people, always PO'd about something. You never see them smile there are just angry miserable sots. They are not positive people; and to me if you are truly going to…"
5 hours ago
Barry D replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Could Petrochemical Plants Be Coming to Marcellus and Utica?'
"In t early days of the development of the Utica, it was told to me that eventually petrochemical plants would relocate from around the world to this area. So this article makes sense."
5 hours ago
Barry D replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Well Pads, But Not Necessary Drilling'
"Are you thinking that these companies are taking these steps to hold expiring leases? Just applying for a permit or making a well pad probably won't hold an expiring lease, at least not permanently. It's my understanding that there must be…"
5 hours ago
Barry D replied to kris miller's discussion 'Water impoundments'
"I see that no one responded I haven/t had experience with this issue, but I can suggest that you type it into the search tool on this site. I know the subject has been discussed in the past so your search should bring up those discussions."
5 hours ago
bo boboski replied to Mike Murphy's discussion 'Rex Planning 6 well pads'
"Don't most leases call for the drillers to get a well capable of production to hold a lease? Not just build a pad?"
6 hours ago
Bluflame replied to Keith Mauck (Site Publisher)'s discussion 'Fracking Revolution Misunderstood by Oil and Gas Industry'
"   In fairness to the "experts", there was money in the liquids a while back, probably when they made the assertions. Similar to both oil and NG, the high prices created lots of wet gas drilling activity, inevitably leading to a…"
7 hours ago
Trapper replied to rhcpfan28's discussion 'Royal Dutch Shell plant....any word on how its coming along?' in the group Beaver County, PA
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