Harrison County, OH

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Buell well numbers continued 25 Replies

Started by william. Last reply by Booger Mar 29.

lease renewal in harrison co. 19 Replies

Started by ray schmidt. Last reply by earl miller Mar 17.

Companies looking at Harrison County for new plant 4 Replies

Started by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher). Last reply by Kyle Nuttall Feb 22.

Land acquisition is quietly 33% done for liquids-only Utopia East Pipeline

Started by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) Feb 18.

Laydown area 2 Replies

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harrison ohios top oil county for 3rd qtr 2 Replies

Started by Booger. Last reply by bo boboski Dec 7, 2015.

New well pad on Hanover Ridge Jewett Oh 16 Replies

Started by clyde vanhoose. Last reply by clyde vanhoose Nov 7, 2015.

Wellington Leases in Cadiz area 1 Reply

Started by Gusher. Last reply by earl miller Sep 19, 2015.

moravian trail 6 Replies

Started by ray schmidt. Last reply by Gas Man Jul 27, 2015.

Any more info on the Hall pad off of rt 151? 63 Replies

Started by williet57. Last reply by Mark Cawthorne Jul 23, 2015.

bowerston unit - angled laterals 2 Replies

Started by Booger. Last reply by SparrowHawk Jul 22, 2015.

Harrison County....amazing development 1 Reply

Started by Zack Jameson. Last reply by Kathleen Dawson Jun 14, 2015.

Kimbleompanies/ Red hill claims to have an old lease 16 Replies

Started by w. k. chirpas. Last reply by Robert and Valorie Fulton Jun 9, 2015.

Chevron's Wagner well on SR 250 10 Replies

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Comment by Shower Bath on May 2, 2016 at 2:46pm

The EIA has produced new maps of the Utica Shale play. Check the link.

Comment by Shower Bath on April 23, 2016 at 9:15am

I'm not endorsing this law firm, but it is an interesting article.


Comment by earl miller on April 4, 2016 at 1:49pm

Gulfport let my lease expire  march 31  Chesapeake has lease on north and south side of me ascent holds west side east side is state land Moorefield twp

Comment by Shower Bath on March 9, 2016 at 5:25pm

The ODNR has posted the 4th quarter production reports on their website.


Comment by Douglas on February 17, 2016 at 9:33pm
Lease up in May, no indication to renew yet. Athens Twp
Comment by earl miller on February 17, 2016 at 5:53pm

up for lease renewal in march in morefield twp  anyone else ?

Comment by keepthefaith on June 19, 2015 at 7:52pm

When the o/g companies started declaring abandoned interests en masse , e.g. hundreds of properties in one fell swoop in the fall of 2011 alone, I have doubts that they ever advertised or tried to find the families of original owners.  Our family had a sub contractor for o/g who was able to track our family down, albeit after the fact.  So what kind of an effort was made by the o/g company?  Not a very good one apparently.    Another aspect is that this isn't the 1940's or 1950's and so many families may have mineral rights but no longer live in the Harrison/Belmont area.  Consequently, they may never be notified or even have a clue that they need to validate their holdings.    

Comment by Peter Schueler on June 19, 2015 at 3:51pm

Here's the link

Here's the conclusion

{¶ 37} "We hold that a mineral-interest holder’s claim to preserve filed
pursuant to R.C. 5301.56(H)(1)(a) is sufficient to preclude the mineral interests
from being deemed abandoned if filed within 60 days after notice of the surface
owner’s intent to declare those interests abandoned. We therefore affirm the
judgment of the court of appeals on this issue alone, and the appellants are
precluded from declaring the mineral interests abandoned under the Dormant
Mineral Act."

My reading is that owners of severed mineral rights don't lose them automatically after 20 years of dormancy but have to respond within 60 days of the surface owner's declaration of their intention to declare them abandoned. Mineral rights owners need to stay alert to these notices or better yet, affirm their continued ownership by having the county auditor create a separate tax parcel for the mineral rights.

Comment by Finnbear on June 19, 2015 at 12:43pm

Ann Koch - link to the ruling/decision? Details?

Comment by earl miller on May 28, 2015 at 7:47pm

I heard 1000 to 2100  and how ling will it last


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