It is ridiculous to me that the ODNR has not yet made any formal statement about 2012 well results, and instead allowed Bloomberg (liberal) media beat them to the punch about what a "disappointment"…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan Apr 25.
A friend pointed this out to me and we are both curious. Note that CHK now has ZERO leaseholds in western Tuscarawas Co. It appears as a possibility someone bought the whole western portion of the…Continue
In the last few days I've seen several folks reference the "Volatile Oil Window" for the Utica. I thought I've been pretty well-informed about this play, but the "excitement" I've recently seen…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Yarnell Apr 4.
"I keep reading/hearing it took 7 years for them to crack the oil code in the bakken. It seems, there's no disputing oil is there, but its a new code to crack. Have seen this on several unrelated sources. And a couple have said it'll only…"
"That's what I was thinking. This task of reporting would be child's play compared to the energy companies calculating royalties on a unit with a bunch of small parcel owners, all with different leases. Some with market…"
"Marcus, I appreciate your perspective. After long experience with both the public and private sectors, I see absolutely no difference in bureaucratic behaviors or economic efficiency between the two. It's easy to bash on government,…"
"I have to say--and not in a braggard way--but I've been dealing with this scenario for two full years now. I'm educated, open minded and want the best for everyone. But now that I have enough distance from our original…"
Unfortunately the same logic will at least partially apply to 2013. The midstream infrastructure investment including processing facilities and pipelines is massive ($$B). No rational company would pony up these kind of $$$ without…"
"Don't know how many. It's data entry not rocket science. Maybe I'm missing something. Maybe incompetance or laziness across the land makes everything take 100 times longer today. Maybe typing the insurance…"
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 ]