"There was no rental money accepted at the signing of these agreements to discuss further exploration. This was a whole different ball game. and by the way, these are not new companies, they are the same names & just a…"
"any of the leases that I have seen are automatically renewed if activity takes place. Once the drilling activities start they are life time leases, or at lease (40 years) This is why you need an attorney for the life of your lease."
"I found two attorneys from Pitts who were willing to help people in bad leases. Most of the attorney were looking for easier cases. Check out www.shaleadvice.com ask for Steve or Jim. They are doing a landowners meeting…"
"I know there is a lot of information out there that helps you make a better decision today than 5 years ago. Listen to others and educate your self. Jason may be a nice guy, but Shell does not have the Land Owners best interest in…"
" I studied a lot of these leases. You are not alone! Several land man have and continue to ignore the notary law of Pa. Read it! I met with an investigator from the state two weeks ago.... I recommend you file a…"
" What ever you negotiate....remember this lease will more than likely be a lifetime! If you plan to sign you should not be leaving any unanswered questions to be answered by the land man. If you currently own your mineral…"
"Think about it! What is your land worth? What ever you sell it for you are selling it for life. Once you sign you have no bargaining power. They got what they wanted and you lost your rights. They need you to add to…"
"You can try to be a good landlord, however, the law protects the tenant. Once you sign you are dealing with the oil companies who are currently above the law. I am working on a case that involves several hundred landowners in Lawrence…"
Nov 2, 2011
Lana Boyer is now a member of Go Marcellus & Utica Shale: Leasing, Drilling & Mineral Rights
Protect your interests and educate yourself before you sign any lease. The land man nor the oil companies do not have your best interest in mind. I have studied oil and gas leases from different assignments and found many facts of interest that would make the leases questionable.
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