""I suppose I would look at this alot more positively if the oil/gas company that leased our land was proposing a pipeline like Scott's situation."
True enough, but I view the O & G lease and the pipeline as completely seperate…"
"Nothing negotiated yet. I'm told a proposal is en route right now. One of my main issues will be that we have been harvesting timber every several years and will need to be compensated for any disruption of that. The land…"
"Scott-Did you negotiate anything yet with EQT? What are they offering as payment? We have been approached recently by them and the first offer was a per acre price for permanent ROW and a per acre price for temporary ROW. If you calculate it out, it…"
"A right of first refusal is just that. If you don't like the terms, you don't excercise it. Has McGonigle/Amarado paid these landowners upfront like they did with us? If so, they can shop the leases to other…"
"McGongle had an agreement with Amarado Oil and EQT of first right of refusal on leases McGonigle took in Guernsey County. EQT has refused all leases taken by McGonigle since May 2011. Now they are coming back trying to deal with the same landowners…"
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 ]