By Keith Mauck
Today's headlines are fearsome. Yet amid the bad news, there is hope for greater U.S. security through energy.
Gone are the days of stressing over OPEC and oil-supply disruptions; that 40-year nightmare is over. Today, we're experiencing an oil and natural gas boom that promises to strengthen the country.
Rising U.S. crude production generates huge economic benefits. Oil…Continue
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Good Morning Shaler,
GMS is just 8 new members away from our 20,000th! This is a nice Christmas present to me, so thank you for being a part of this network.
I want to have a little fun with this milestone, so here's the deal. If you …Continue
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By Keith Mauck
Nearly every day there’s a new story about government intrusion into the lives and conversations of American citizens, but one particularly troublesome example has received scant attention. It is the release of personal information belonging to 80,000 ranchers and farmers—including addresses, phone numbers and email addresses—given to environmental groups by the Environmental…Continue
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By Davis Powell and Daniel Simpson
with SHALETRAK ONLINE Royalty Management Software
ShaleTrak often works with owners who are new to the process of receiving revenue from oil and gas production. Below are a few basic tips to help oil and gas royalty owners with the management process:…Continue
War, religion, politics, and guns have been hotly contested topics for decades, even millennia. It hasn’t been until the last decade or so when families, friends, and communities starting debating each other on the steps of state capitols and at dinner tables across the country over all aspects of energy, especially natural resource development.
It’s become an emotional debate, with two sides that feel like the other is not listening. Companies are frustrated,…
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by Keith Mauck
Facts are essential in today’s debate over energy policy. It is a fact, for example, that the United States is producing more of its own oil and natural gas due to advances in technology. It’s also a fact that anti-oil critics are using fear tactics to fight the American drilling renaissance because the facts are not on their side.
Such political games are not unusual in America, but when a federal agency like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),…Continue
learn more about the upcoming 2013 NARO PA Annual Meeting and Convention
The Implied Covenant to Market vs The Shut-In Royalty Clause
Imagine you own 145 acres of leased land. After months of inactivity,…Continue
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The implied covenant to market gas vs. the shut-in royalty clause: How long can the well be shut-in?
This is a familiar but troubling issue for a growing number of landowners throughout the Marcellus Shale fairway. Imagine you own 145 acres in Tioga County, Pennsylvania. You sign a lease with a modest signing bonus in 2007. You soon realize that your signing bonus is…Continue
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More than 3,000 attendees expected September 18-19, 2013 in Exhibit Hall area
CLEVELAND (February 13, 2013) – Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center (CMMCC) and Positively Cleveland have announced that the 2013 Great Lakes Truck Expo (GLTE) will be held at Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center (CMMCC) in downtown Cleveland September 18-19, 2013. The exhibits will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday,…Continue
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The United States, the one true superpower in the world, has become a paper tiger. The nation is no longer guided by Teddy Roosevelt’s adage, “Walk softly and carry a big stick.” Rather our leaders bluster and make big promises, but they fail to deliver.
Tunisia releases the only captured suspect in the Benghazi murders, and despite promises to find and punish the…Continue
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• Employment rose 17 percent in core shale industries — pipeline construction and well drilling — between early 2011 and early 2012. Meanwhile employment in ancillary industries — freight trucking, environmental consulting — increased 3.1 percent.
• Average salary in core shale industries was $73,934 per year, while ancillary industries…Continue
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What is the fracking debate really about? I recently received a random email from a fracktivist calling me an "idiot." Curious as to what was on this site visitor's mind, I sent a return email and "complimented" them on their "politeness."Side note: I…Continue
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It has been four decades since Richard Nixon launched "Project Independence" with the goal of making the United…Continue
Why don't you join me this Thursday as I attempt to gain some perspective. I’m long over due for a timeout. Perhaps a day, or two, to consider the life that I’ve been blessed to live. How about you? If so, then quit scrutinizing…Continue