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any drilling in green county pa.yet

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Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ... 241 Replies

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Royalties without deduction 8 Replies

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Division order acarage does not match 35 Replies

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Devon Energy wells 4 Replies

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CHK agreement to allow reassignment of lease 8 Replies

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Current Tioga County lease offers 31 Replies

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Trenton Limestone 11 Replies

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Uncut Diamond in the Northern Utica; Halcon 2 Replies

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Gastar Awarded Lease to Drill under Ohio River 15 Replies

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Looking for unit maps for South west Pa?

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Well Terms 13 Replies

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"Hilcorp Earthquake wells Kicking Butt in the Northern Utica" 191 Replies

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Who is peddling Mahoning Valley Minerals agreements 6 Replies

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MWCD, eminent domain, unfair compensation, windfall profits 6 Replies

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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

Chesapeake's French Connection May be Coming to an End



On November 4, 2011, Chesapeake announced a joint venture agreement whereby they agreed to sell part of its holdings in the Utica Shale for $2.3 B.  The announcement claimed that CHK would get $649 M from an undisclosed buyer in exchange for a 25% interest in 650,000 acres in Ohio's wet gas and volatile oil window.  It's partner, Enervest, would receive $90 M in cash.  Further, the buyer, now disclosed as France's TOTAL SA, agreed to pony up $1.5 B toward Chesapeake's drilling…

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Posted by John H on June 1, 2014 at 6:20pm

Economics for a Typical Utica Completion in Ohio

CEO Frank Tsuru of Houston-based M3Midstream is investing over $1B across Eastern Ohio in a rush to get into the Utica ballgame. His…

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Posted by John H on June 8, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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Wayne Miller replied to Wayne Miller's discussion 'Bradford Co units map update September 2014' in the group Bradford County, PA
"Here is the info from the tax map. Note that CHK's # is closer to the calculated acreage. I don't know were all those #s come from. OBJECTID   11501      PARCEL 2.511e+15 MUNIC Monroe…"
7 minutes ago
bo boboski replied to bo boboski's discussion 'Donut Holes'
"At the cost of $10,000. app. fee, I cant see them doing it for a small parcel, but they may just to prove a point. "take the lease ,or leave it!, We'll drill anyway.""
11 minutes ago
timothy e james posted a discussion

any drilling in green county pa.yet

just wondering if theres been any drilling in green county pa. yet See More
12 minutes ago
elliemae82 replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ...'
"NO YOU'RE FUNNY!"
13 minutes ago
Brian Lodge replied to Brian Lodge's discussion 'Division order acarage does not match'
"As I stated above.  I am 100% in the unit and completely surrounded by other properties in the unit.  Platt map states 14.69 acres in unit.  AEP says based on their survey I don't own 14.69 only 14.352.  Waiting on copy of…"
44 minutes ago
Craig Stull replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ...'
"Joe, GASFRACKED  well in Tuscarawas county  Enervest Nettles well.  This well was just fracked !!"
48 minutes ago
ulrich replied to tom a si's discussion 'whats the bldg along 79 n passed the zillie exit' in the group Butler County, PA
"It is unprocessed gas, all Rex's wells in that area are gathered to the compressor station, from the compressor station, the gas goes to MarkWest Processing plant on Hartmann Road.  By compressing they can send a much larger volume through…"
52 minutes ago
Paul Martinelli replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ...'
"JO....it is bottom of the 1st inning in this play..... They won't be getting to the North until after the 7th inning stretch......so relax and watch the game."
53 minutes ago
Mike Murphy replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ...'
"so you think the marcellus shale and the utica shale are all the same because they are shale even though they are millions of years apart in there development ....your funny "
56 minutes ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ...'
"Man, we've been to the moon and cracked rock. Cave men started cracking rocks in the stone age. That was a long time ago. I think we can craxk any rock we find anywhere on this planet or any other. Only INHO."
58 minutes ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ...'
"Yeqh, well that's what I think."
1 hour ago
Mike Murphy replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ...'
"whatever you think joseph "
1 hour ago
Joseph-Ohio replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ...'
"I know that. They know that. And if they want to recover the resource from any of it I'm sure there's a way. It's the cheapest way at any given time that they search for. Shale is still shale."
1 hour ago
Paul Martinelli replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ...'
"Shale is not shale......true Keep an eye on the EV/CHK  wells in S. Tusc. County.....That is where the experimentation in the "oil window"   is happening. "
1 hour ago
Sage59 replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'Northern Utica Play: Goat Pasture or Uncut Diamond ...'
"Mike, for the sake of clarity, BP quit. (Probably easier money elsewhere)  Halcon is still working on our area with hopes of improving results. Our area is part of Enervest and Chesapeake's holdings. Enervest employs very smart and…"
1 hour ago
Josh Willis replied to william's discussion 'Activity in Shortcreek township' in the group Harrison County, OH
"American Energy, I am fairly sure that it was permitted as a Hess well previously."
1 hour ago
 
 
 

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