August 2009 Blog Posts (8)

Thompson - Redling Well -Chesapeake 3115-20141

Does anyone have info on the results of the drilling in This well ? (8-26) The rig has been pulled after
sampling w/ a core I presume. Also any info on the state of negotiations w/ the Rail Trail for a new
pipe line. The Redling well is approximately 2,000 ft from the trail.

Added by Girdon E. Buck on August 31, 2009 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Is Pittsburgh slated to become the next Ft. Worth, TX?

The Barnett shale formation lies directly underneath Ft. Worth, Texas, a metro area of some 1.6 million. Urban drilling has become commonplace in the suburban areas there and even in downtown Ft. Worth. Any open field can be a potential drilling site for a gas well. Range Resources is one of the companies that is leasing… Continue

Added by Tom Copley on August 26, 2009 at 10:20pm — No Comments

Why County Groups?

We are getting "local" as we continue to organize and grow this website. We have begun the process of narrowing our discussions down to the county level with the creation of county groups within GoMarcellusShale.com.



The county groups will allow us to share relevant information to our locales; such as leasing activity. These groups need you. The value of each group really depends on our willingness to share what we… Continue

Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on August 18, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Cabot starts using pad drilling to reduce environmental impact

Cabot Oil and Gas has recently started using fit-for-purpose rigs. These have been optimized for pad drilling. They have a smaller footprint than conventional rigs and minimize damage to environmentally sensitive surface areas, and, all the while, get world-class drilling results. One of Cabot's Susquehana Co. wells just produced 1/2 Bcf of natural gas in its first 60 days. For the latest… Continue

Added by Tom Copley on August 12, 2009 at 1:58pm — 4 Comments

Should the land owner in a 640 acre horizontal site that has multiple landowners involved, receive additional compensation if the well is placed on his property. We are in discussions with Chesapeak.…

Should the land owner in a 640 acre horizontal site that has multiple landowners involved, receive additional compensation if the well is placed on his property. We are in discussions with Chesapeak. Thanks for your thoughts. Scott Continue

Added by scott m on August 11, 2009 at 7:41am — 9 Comments

New offer from Chesapeak

My farm is located in SE allegheny county, Elizabeth Twp. The original offer from them was 250 per and that was about three months ago. They are negotiable on the royality, they started at 12.5% Just today they offered 500 per and will still negitiate the royality rate. We must sign by 8-14 and that will not happen as they want me to discuss same with all the neighbors. I am under the impression they only want to do Hydraulic and I/we would want a deep verticle also. Any thoughts are… Continue

Added by scott m on August 5, 2009 at 2:04pm — 19 Comments

Chesapeake Energy on track to be largest producer by end of '09

Chesapeake Energy has been intensifying its efforts in the Marcellus shale and is poised to take over the lead in production of natural gas coming from it. In an operations update issued at the end of the first half of '09 the company hi-lighted a couple of reasons that probably help explain why so many companies are shifting their exploration activities to the Marcellus. Assuming $7 gas and $70 oil (today's… Continue

Added by Tom Copley on August 4, 2009 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

State-by-State Results of the Hydraulic Fracturing Poll

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Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on August 3, 2009 at 11:45am — No Comments

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