"John, I ended up signing with XTO with the addendums that I wanted...pleased with my deal!
Having read your posts, you kinda remind me of that short guy at SE.......it wouldn't be you would it??????? Just curious :)"
"Both......I think the money is too low they are just trying to grab as many acres on the cheap as they can and they wont agree wtih the addendums that I want but maybe chevron will. Heard chevron is starting a 2nd well in washington…"
A co-worker of mine from concord said that he and several neighbors have been contacted by chevron over the past few days....no details on what they are offering yet....has any one else heard form them?I also saw on the Butler recorder of deeds website that a whole bunch of leases ahve been approved with Chevron the past few days. I assume this is good news....I am not pleased with the shell lease yet.See More
"John, they have been offering that in Penn Twp and Middlesex Twp and maybe others that I don't know of......the most public signing at those rates would be the South Butler School district signing and I don't believe there were…"
"I personally believe that a good O&G attorney will give me a lease and addendums that will protect me.......meaning that if it is a good lease I should not need the services of the attorney after the signing.
But I realize that I may need them…"
"Matthew, you had asked him about his fees once before and he not only did not reply to your request but he deleted all of his posts. I too had heard that he was charging 5% of bonus and then taking 1% of the royalty too......outrageous…"
"I think this is from clearfield energy lawer tim hale who was representing ABC group. He sent another e-mail the other day saying that Shell had recinded the offer. The offers will go up. There is still plenty of unleased land in…"
I got a letter from an attorney telling me he negotiated a deal for me. He said he got me $3325 and 18%.....OK, great right? Not so fast it turns out I would then have to pay him a fee which meant I would not get any more than with the standard Shell lease. But he is an Attorney so he must have some great addendums right? Again not so fast, I negotiated better lease and addendums on my own.....so why would I want to pay this guy and get less? Anyone else get these letters? What are your…See More
"I had heard that they were going to need to increase their offer in Butler to get the acres that they need to control Northern part of the county into Venango. Maybe not all the way to $5200 and 22%......yet!?! :)"
"Well Johhny I could be like you and throw out a bunch of garbage that means nothing but instead I will do what "I" do...... And state the facts! Now many people have signed with XTO and will not reveal what they signed for publicly but…"
"And.......... You believe the landman? I received information from a Shell representative (not a landman) that Shell will be increasing their offer after the first of the year. The reason being is to keep pace with XTO and Ramge which are currently…"
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