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radioactivity in fracking wastewater 9 Replies

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Ohio Leased Landowners must read. 69 Replies

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All my land is "taken over" by the oil and gas industry. 22 Replies

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Huge increase in industrial use of nat gas 1 Reply

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what is the going rate for pipeline easements. 16 Replies

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Royalties per acre. 3 Replies

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Beaver County Renewal 21 Replies

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Pro fracing documentary needs our help

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abandonment clause/ to be or not to be? 10 Replies

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A New Effort on GMS: A Mineral Sales Survey 8 Replies

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Magnum Hunter/Selling 5K acres Tyler Co WV 175 Replies

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Wetzel county 10 Replies

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Meter/valve site for Rover.....what's it worth? 6 Replies

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Tax on the sale of leases 7 Replies

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Property in 2 units 44 Replies

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wells are being shut in 20 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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Posted by John H on July 22, 2014 at 1:17am

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

Posted by Todd Beem on November 20, 2014 at 11:53pm — 1 Comment

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

Posted by Ron Hale on November 7, 2014 at 12:12pm — 3 Comments

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Vicki replied to RB's discussion 'What's going on with Middlesex Township in Butler County?' in the group Butler County, PA
""Born added that 80 percent of township residents have gas leases." During the hearing...was it not 80% of the township. There is definitely a difference between the two statements. Curious which statement is accurate so that the public is…"
33 minutes ago
Cat replied to RB's discussion 'What's going on with Middlesex Township in Butler County?' in the group Butler County, PA
"I'm sure the appeal process will start shortly.     Like the zoning hearing chairman mentioned 80% of the township has gas leases.  I would say that's a majority."
45 minutes ago
RB replied to RB's discussion 'What's going on with Middlesex Township in Butler County?' in the group Butler County, PA
"Majority as in major majority"
53 minutes ago
RB replied to RB's discussion 'What's going on with Middlesex Township in Butler County?' in the group Butler County, PA
"Cat, thanks very much for the update. Great news! I commend the twp supervisors for upholding the interests of the majority of the landowners."
54 minutes ago
Cat replied to FairMktValue's discussion 'Middlesex Twp. Zoneing Challange Geyer Well et al' in the group Butler County, PA
"Last day of school is June 5th.   I'm sure what I mentioned to you privately FairMktValue will be happening once the appeal process begins.  Do not want to mention this openly due to some eyes and ears on this site are anti-drilling.…"
1 hour ago
FairMktValue replied to FairMktValue's discussion 'Middlesex Twp. Zoneing Challange Geyer Well et al' in the group Butler County, PA
"Ya Matt, School will be out shortly, so the truck traffic and such should be less of  a problem. They could easily drill and frac before school starts again in the fall. I am not sure what the water situation is over there, may have access to…"
1 hour ago
Ron Hale replied to Paul Heckbert's discussion 'radioactivity in fracking wastewater'
"MJ,      I'm shocked that the GMS.com editors would let you use your abreviation. Get some sleep, you want to be alert when on the drilling rig Friend."
1 hour ago
Ron Hale commented on John H's blog post 'E&P Companies Like Ohio for More than Just Geological Reasons'
"One more thing. GMS.com how about allowing me to EDIT my posts again. The word unit below should be unite. I could have had one post instead of 3 that it has taken since I can't edit. "
1 hour ago
Ron Hale commented on John H's blog post 'E&P Companies Like Ohio for More than Just Geological Reasons'
"One more thing, I have received phone calls asking me to call the gov and have him stop reducing the taxes in Ohio. Apparently it is hurting those who were supported by Ohio tax money. I figure in the next election the gov won't fare so well…"
1 hour ago
Ron Hale commented on John H's blog post 'E&P Companies Like Ohio for More than Just Geological Reasons'
"John H, Ohio has the toughest law in the nation to protect Ohioans from a Person, Business or Corporation involved in Racketeering. Take a look at "A Pattern Of Corruption"/ Racketeering. I did some checking on our gov & atty gnl…"
1 hour ago
Ron Hale replied to Robert Bond's discussion 'Ohio Leased Landowners must read.'
"Update:  Buck Well 1H 1 year royalty results:  Low - $25 per acre per month. High - $150 per acre per month. When your producer can't satisfy their greed, they will reduce your royalties in spite of your lease. Chesapeake is leading…"
1 hour ago
Matthew Santiago replied to FairMktValue's discussion 'Middlesex Twp. Zoneing Challange Geyer Well et al' in the group Butler County, PA
"The best thing I think could happen is for Rex to move ahead quickly and cautiously and with a little extra on the reclamation in this case.  By the time this gets heard, Rex could be done and maybe some of the people protesting this well will…"
1 hour ago
Mike Murphy replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'All my land is "taken over" by the oil and gas industry.'
"this post is more like a cry baby who got the money enough to early retire but doesnt want what he signed up for to happen .....to drill wells they must build pads to sell the product they need pipelines and you have been compensated for all this so…"
2 hours ago
Zack Jameson replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'All my land is "taken over" by the oil and gas industry.'
"JD Stillwater.....I "feel you" brother. Your reply is totally true. "
3 hours ago
Zack Jameson replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'All my land is "taken over" by the oil and gas industry.'
"RMC...you said it perfectly."
3 hours ago
Gregory J Adams replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'All my land is "taken over" by the oil and gas industry.'
"I prefer a gas flare to the city folk who move into the country, build, then put every light they can find at Home Depot on the outside of their house so that it can be seen from Alpha Centauri. At least the flare has a purpose."
3 hours ago
 
 
 

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