A driller knows how much land in the area they are looking at is leased. From there they can form a unit. If some land is not leased they will keep contacting that mineral owner. If they can't get it leased they take that unit to the State and show they have enough mineral owners leased and this portion of unleased land is stopping the process.
So yes, but they can't drill.
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 ]