There is a BIG difference between everyday concrete and concrete used in the casing string process...also, you mention the migration of water, etc. from a deep surface. That is very, very unlikely do the geology...you are correct in the fact…"
"This is really great of you to spend all the time with Google Earth to set these links up for everyone.
I think it only fair to point out the layer information is based on well records. The Utica information stops in an arc across Wayne…"
"get a new attorney, and sit in front of a judge. This is the only way you are going to get an "official" answer. You will not get anyone that works in a govt. position to give you an official answer, just will not…"
"Attorney involved for about a year now ($).
I simply want to find out, officially the answer to this simple question: Can the neighbor own and get free gas from a domestic well if that well is on a narrow strip of land about 1/4 mile…"
"Get the producer to release the lease of record. Now it's your well. Plug it in accordance with state regulations. Sign a new lease (which will more than cover the plugging cost). Enjoy your money while your neighbor…"
Just suppose a person had a piece of ground on which is located a gas well. Suppose that well is owned by an energy company. Suppose that well is providing free gas to one home that is located on what is now a neighboring parcel, and no other gas. Suppose the ODNR records show production of zero oil, zero gas, and zero brine for the past six years. Suppose this landowner is trying to terminate a lease written over 90 years ago. Suppose the company owning the well has tacitly agreed that the…See More
"You need to get a
Lawyer. The neighbor will get free gas no matter who owns the well, as I am sure it was written in the lease. Only way they don't get free gas is without a well. Do you know how much it. Will cost to cap this well? Maybe it…"
"Okay, here's the situation. I do not own the well. I do not want the well. The lease on the property was signed in 1921. In my opinion, it should have expired in 1936 of its own terms but gas was being produced, so…"
"I believe when you take ownership of a well you not only have liabilities to consider but the cost of maintenance and shutdown if it becomes unusable, unsafe or is abandoned....My dad told me when he was a kid he was paid to roll up clay balls and…"
"If you own the well, you can sell or give gas to whomever you want. It sounds like the well needs to be classified by the State as Domestic (DM). I believe the well owner can request the classification change to the State at any time."
"I seriously think you need to ask an attorney. I had a friend who took ownership of a well that was on his property-that provided gas to his business. He had to post a bond and get a very serious insurance policy. Can't…"
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 ]