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Who Is George P. Mitchell?
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Who Is George P. Mitchell? You may know that he was the person who, with genius and perseverance, “cracked the code” in how to economically drill shale source rocks (turning them into oil & gas…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Straw May 23, 2013.

Jack's Picks V
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What follows is a discussion in which I will post/share industry related articles that I believe to be of general interest to some who frequent this site.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Straw Jun 14, 2013.

Jack's Picks IV
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What follows is a discussion in which I will post/share industry related articles that I believe to be of general interest to some who frequent this site.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bluflame Apr 10, 2013.

How much does it cost to build a Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline?
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I have long wondered as to how much it costs to construct a Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline?The high pressure gas gathering and transmission lines are not the wimpy little plumbing related to the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Litwinowicz Dec 22, 2012.

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Jack Straw replied to Jake Owens's discussion 'Freshwater Impoundment compensation'
"In matters such as this, financial compensation is the first thing we think of; however, there is one important aspect that often gets short shrift - and that is liability/indemnification. An impoundment dam at the top of a ridge could open a…"
3 hours ago
Jack Straw replied to old woman's discussion 'Are there any lawyers who can negotiate a lease like this?'
"Please post which State (PA?, OH?, WV?) and which County your land and/or residence is located in. With that information, someone reading this might be in the position to offer recommendations as to a good local attorney. "
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Jack Straw replied to Jack Straw's discussion 'Jack's Picks V'
"U.S. shale is a boon to manufacturers but not their workers Reuters   Source:  http://finance.yahoo.com/news/u-shale-boon-manufacturers-not-063714236.html   By James B. Kelleher YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (Reuters) - This city has been down for…"
Jun 14, 2013
Jack Straw replied to Skip's discussion 'Water line price per linear foot'
"RE: “They pay the landowner per linear foot. They say they won't go over $20 per foot.”   A lot of factors go into what you might consider to be fair compensation. Paying for ROW by the linear foot is a standard…"
Jun 1, 2013
Jack Straw replied to Christopher Meehan's discussion 'Seismic Testing outside of Blossburg'
"I would consider it to be a good thing.   The availability of seismic data reduces uncertainty for the O & G Operators; and as such can increase interest in a property (and can increase the amount that a landowner can receive).   It is…"
May 31, 2013
Jack Straw replied to Karen carraway's discussion 'Black oil windw'
"There are a continuum of hydrocarbons that can be present in the subsurface, depending upon the type of organic material originally present and the burial history of the rocks containing that organic material (the history of temperatures and…"
May 31, 2013
Jack Straw replied to The Hiker's discussion 'Curious comment made during todays Markwest shareholder meeting'
"RE: "Horizontal barriers would be good, vertical (if that is possible) would not be" Horizontal Barriers are barriers to the vertical propagation of fractures. The hydrocarbons are trapped within the Utica. "Frac barriers" above…"
May 29, 2013
Jack Straw replied to Skip's discussion 'Water Line'
"Skip, I do not want to say compensation is not important .... but I consider the terms of a ROW agreement to be more important. A few of the types of clauses you should consider: You want a termination clause .... when the pipeline is no longer used…"
May 24, 2013
Jack Straw replied to dan gladyszewski's discussion 'So, is that it? Are we done?'
"For Gas Patch Native:   Early drilling essentially was done with Cable Tool Rigs. These were simple drilling rigs that look as though they might have been designed by Rube Goldberg. The Cable Tool Rig used gravity to drill, the bit was…"
May 24, 2013
Jack Straw replied to Jack Straw's discussion 'Who Is George P. Mitchell?'
"Please add your Birthday wishes to the Discussion initiated by Keith Mauck:  http://gomarcellusshale.com/forum/topics/george-mitchell-hydraulic-fracturing-pioneer-turns-94-wish-him-we    "
May 23, 2013
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Who Is George P. Mitchell?

Who Is George P. Mitchell? You may know that he was the person who, with genius and perseverance, “cracked the code” in how to economically drill shale source rocks (turning them into oil & gas reservoirs). If all you know about the man is that one fact; you know very little about an American hero. The son of Greek immigrants.A WWII veteran.A graduate of Texas A&M in Petroleum Engineering with a minor in Geology.Founder of Mitchell Energy (now a part of Devon Energy).Founder of The…See More
May 23, 2013
Jack Straw replied to Keith Mauck (Site Publisher)'s discussion 'George Mitchell: Hydraulic Fracturing Pioneer Turns 94...wish him well on GMS'
"A Happy Birthday to a man who has positively touched so many. Jack Straw"
May 23, 2013
Jack Straw replied to Stephanie Lindquist's discussion 'determining a unit'
"RE: “Then (if I understand your post correctly) if (for instance) four (4) parallel laterals were 600' apart (at depth) then there would be four (4) verticals rather closely spaced together on the well pad and each then would…"
May 20, 2013
Jack Straw replied to Stephanie Lindquist's discussion 'determining a unit'
"Joseph, you are laboring under a number of misconceptions.   RE: “The more horizontal laterals connected to a single vertical bore to depth the more complicated the bends / offsets get.”   Each horizontal lateral is kicked off…"
May 20, 2013
Tim Tarr replied to Jack Straw's discussion 'Jack's Picks V'
"dingojoe, I know I looked at it when power was out. When power did come back Voltage was low for additional 12 hours. I lived there a long time and never seen anything like it."
May 18, 2013
dingojoe replied to Jack Straw's discussion 'Jack's Picks V'
"Maybe you just forgot to pay you bill, it's not like CAISO is anywhere near maxed out: http://www.caiso.com/Pages/TodaysOutlook.aspx#SupplyandDemand"
May 17, 2013

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At 5:48pm on August 1, 2012, lynn said…

Sorry to hear about the health problems-sure hope they're over and you can get on with your projects.  Can't believe how fast this summer's going by.

At 10:53am on May 17, 2012, George Ballou said…

Reading through yer postings...

looks good from Louisiana.

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