"Good morn Jed, we haven't had much activity in Belmont but whats been your experience so far with these guys regarding reimbursement and what is considered marketable in your appraisals. Are you putting future values on "saplings" or…"
"I've been in forestry for 23 yrs and have never seen premature or unmarketable timber valued at mature prices. There's no way to predict that a sapling would survive to a 60+ yr rotation. Insects, disease, ice loads, storm events and so…"
"Heard Hess moving their office to Wintersville soon, doesn't seem to be much in the works this yr other than this new permit. You must be over Fairpoint way, sounds like we're neighbors. Looks like activity everywhere but…"
"Not interested in anybody's political views period. Your not going to change mine, nor I yours. Keep the negative smack out of it. Both sides of that fence have become the biggest disgrace this countries ever witnessed bought and paid…"
"Sustersic and Bell were asked this at one of their recent meetings. Said it is 1. something % of the signing bonus only and no royalty. Claims that works out to around $35 per acre. Don't kid yourself though, no one is doing…"
"Started out with Mason Dixon out of St. C, was buying everthing for nothing around four yrs ago. Somehow forgot to mention the terms Marcellus and Utica to anyone at that time. They flipped those leases to Marquette out of Tx shortly after…"
"It is a shame Elsie, I was in Marquette's office last week and told them the same thing. One of their land guys stood their saying no one knew where this was going and it just worked out that way. It's nauseating the flat out lies and…"
What makes this site so great? Well, I think it's the fact that, quite frankly, we all have a lot at stake in this thing they call shale. But beyond that, this site is made up of individuals who have worked hard for that little yard we call home. Or, that farm on which blood, sweat and tears have fallen.[ Read More ]