Ashtabula County, OH


Ashtabula County, OH

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Ashtabula County Utica Development On Hold ? ! ?

Started by Joseph-Ohio. Last reply by Joseph-Ohio Dec 20, 2015. 6 Replies

Ashtabula Pinto plant location in the harbor

Started by landlubber. Last reply by Joseph-Ohio Dec 8, 2015. 21 Replies

Major Oil Companies Have Big Dollars To Fund Takeovers

Started by Joseph-Ohio. Last reply by Joseph-Ohio Nov 13, 2015. 1 Reply

When Leases Term & Things Pick Up

Started by Joseph-Ohio. Last reply by Joseph-Ohio Nov 12, 2015. 9 Replies

Any News On The Ashtabula County Magyar Well ? ?

Started by Joseph-Ohio. Last reply by Joseph-Ohio Oct 31, 2015. 8 Replies

Oil and gas public meeting

Started by james mcmeechan. Last reply by Joseph-Ohio Oct 25, 2015. 4 Replies

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Comment by Ronaround on July 20, 2015 at 12:19am

Well I hope this discussion is not being about more Regs and rules to manage our properties. It Cost me plenty to remove the prior oil guy and no one ponied up to help pay that.

Comment by Joseph-Ohio on July 19, 2015 at 3:32am
Perhaps minutes of the meeting might be made available to the public ?
Comment by Joseph-Ohio on July 19, 2015 at 1:34am
Although we're so very interested we're not going to be able to attend this meeting. Should you or any other of our neighbors attend kindly keep us informed via posting comments / discussions. Thanks for the heads up neighbor.
Comment by james mcmeechan on July 19, 2015 at 1:26am

  For those who might be interested. The Ashtabula County Board of Commissioners will be having a meeting on current oil and gas legislation. The meeting will be in the commissioner's conference room at the old court house in Jefferson 2nd floor at 11:00 am July 20. People attending are asked to rsvp to, or phone 440-576-3745.

Comment by Joseph-Ohio on May 6, 2015 at 12:28am
Any news on the Magyar well ?
Comment by Joseph-Ohio on February 9, 2015 at 6:41am

Soiled is about the most polite word I can think of as well james.

Comment by james mcmeechan on February 9, 2015 at 5:51am

  When I look over the fence at the gasoline refiner's lawn it seems much greener than mine.

  A quick online check showed oil, in June, at 105 per barrel, and gasoline, in June, at 3.68 per gallon.

  A look at the top of this site shows oil at 52.00 per barrel, but the price for gas today in Orwell is 2.27 per gallon. The price per barrel of oil today is roughly 1/2 of what it was in June. One might think the price of gasoline would follow and be roughly 1.84 per gallon. I realize that not all of a refiner's cost fluctuate with the price of oil, and are fixed. I just believe they would be hard pressed to justify a 43 cent per gallon difference.

  Another example, when oil was 150.00 a barrel gas was 4.00 a gallon. Oil today is 1/3 of that price, but gas is not even close to 1.33 per gallon. If you work the numbers the opposite way and oil returns to 150 a barrel gas would be 6.81 per gallon. These are very rough numbers, but I think it shows we are getting the soiled end of the stick.

Comment by Joseph-Ohio on November 25, 2014 at 11:33pm

A link to another what I believe to be significant discussion on the General Forum pages.

Good luck to all.
Comment by Joseph-Ohio on November 11, 2014 at 1:56pm


A link to another post at the General Forum pages to what I think to be significant reading follows (go to page 3 once there to find pertinent commentary) :

Ashtabula County Utica development 'on hold' per politicos and as storied in the Star Beacon.
Article cites low oil prices, no takeaway systems in place yet, other infrastructure and earthquake concerns.
Oil industry in another linked article indicates development will continue / grow as development costs are falling and in spite of less dollars per barrel pricing.
Takeaway capacity is fixable if you ask me - develop R.O.W. agreements, lease and drop pipe.
Earthquakes are due to waste water injection wells as I've read - not fractured production wells; and that seems fixable to me also by going with Waterless / Gas Fracturing Production Wells where water / waste water disposal aren't even required.
So I think we all need to tell our politicians to step on the gas - prosperity is knocking on our doors.
Comment by Joseph-Ohio on August 22, 2014 at 10:48am

Another link to a post on the General Forum pages rhat I think could be important to all of us in Ashtabula County.

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