Fictionalizing the Facts: Fox’s Flaming Faucets
By Peter Wynne
The Hancock (N.Y.) Herald
July 14, 2010
If you watch Josh Fox in his movie “Gasland,” listen to the narration he wrote and read some of the interviews he’s giving to the media, you’ll likely be convinced he was born among the green hills of Wayne County, Pa., and grew up in a little house on a dirt road in the middle of the woods. More than that, the house was built by his parents, who taught him his first word,… Continue
Added by Robin Fehrenbach Scala on July 29, 2010 at 10:26am —
Is there any activity in NY yet as broke as they are. And are there any groups in Southern Alleghany County NY?
Added by Paul Butski on July 28, 2010 at 3:26pm —
I Just Purchased a piece of property with an existing lease. it was alease for shallow well gas. it runs out in 1 year, with an option to renew. its only for a couple bucks an acre. if they want to renew this lease, do i have any bargaining power?
Added by al bundy on July 24, 2010 at 8:06pm —
Can anyone tell me the going price for a gathering line in Bradford county I am about to sign and I think it is too low.
What are they offering and how high do you think they will go.
Added by Mike Kelly on July 23, 2010 at 2:42pm —
I just recieved a letter from a simic testing company for approval to test my property. My brother in law had the same company last week on his property. His lease company told him to use them. I'm with Chesapeake and I recieved no word on getting this done or to use anyone spicfically. What should I do?
Added by Thomas Brian Morton on July 14, 2010 at 9:57pm —
We have a well just sitting there. Evidentally there is not enought money or man power or maybe both to get these wells on line. Has anyone heard what the status of the pipelines are in Tioga and Jackson Twp.?
Added by Sandra Earnest on July 6, 2010 at 11:29am —
Just received a letter offering 173,107.00 cash for my mineral rights from MC Mineral Company.We have 45 acres just outside Forksville ,Sullivan county Pa. Anybody else?
Added by Kathleen Gensler on July 3, 2010 at 3:30am —
I thought I would take time this week to discuss the red herrings that have been used to divert our attention from the important things going on in the Marcellus Shale and hydraulic fracturing in particular. As you know, the definition of "red herring" is something used to divert attention from a person or organization's actual goals.
The Gasland fiction that premiered last week was effectively debunked here and on a number of web sites YET I did not see this once in the… Continue
Added by Michael Havelka on July 2, 2010 at 2:51pm —
east offer just went up to 2000\acre has anyone else been contacted by east since they were bought out by shell oi
Added by mike gilliano on June 30, 2010 at 7:09pm —
Pitt Center Launches Online Tracking Tool to Assess Impact of…
Added by Conrad D. Volz on June 30, 2010 at 11:15am —
"Haynesville" the Movie is now available in our internet store
. If you haven't seen the trailer, scroll further down.
I have seen this documentary, and I was impressed. Mr. Kallenberg did a tremendous job capturing the dynamics involved with a shale play. I truly believe that this movie can change the way this nation looks at energy. This movie is not only for those involved in… Continue
Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on June 24, 2010 at 3:29pm —
Are there leaseing companies out there offering leases that are limited to the Oriskany and above ?
Added by Roy Andrews on June 24, 2010 at 7:07am —
After a little hiatus, we are back with part two of our series on flowback water treatment issues and technology. After water, sand and dissolved solids the next are of interest to all are the free and dissolved hydrocarbons present in the flowback and producted water.
The driller actually adds very little of these compounds into the frac liquids going down the well. While no recipe is the same, the only real hydrocarbons used today tend to be the glycols used… Continue
Added by Michael Havelka on June 21, 2010 at 9:52am —
The title of this entry is the answer provided by House Majority Leader, Todd Eachus regarding the proposed Tax On Marcellus Drillers. His style of Pennsylvania leadership is not focused on jobs, energy or rewarding the state with needed growth. Rather his own agenda prevails as he comes to strong arm exploration & production firms saying," What we've said all along is that the conversation begins and ends with the extraction… Continue
Added by Gene Water Recycler aka.PPC on June 17, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Recently press reports about the movie Gasland have spotlighted the films central scene, where a man in Colorado lights his tap water on fire. The movie strongly suggests the cause is natural gas activity in the area. But according to documents obtained by the JLCand readily available to the publicstate regulators had already… Continue
Added by Robin Fehrenbach Scala on June 15, 2010 at 2:37pm —
Recycling Discredited Points from the Past
Weston Wilson (EPA “whistleblower”): “One can characterize this entire [natural gas] industry as having a hundred year history of purchasing those they contaminate.” (33:36)
Mr. Wilson, currently on staff at EPA’s Denver office, was not part of the team of scientists and… Continue
Added by Robin Fehrenbach Scala on June 15, 2010 at 2:33pm —
Josh Fox makes his mainstream debut with documentary targeting natural gas – but how much of it is actually true?
For an avant-garde filmmaker and stage director whose previous work has been recognized by the “Fringe Festival” of New York City, HBO’s decision to air the GasLand documentary nationwide later this month… Continue
Added by Robin Fehrenbach Scala on June 15, 2010 at 2:31pm —
Take 3 Minutes To Help Save Natural Gas Drilling in NY
Submitted by taschutt on Fri, 06/11/2010 - 12:54pm We need you and your family to do this immediately
URGENT!! Please take three minutes right now to go to the website link below and send an urgent letter to our NY lawmakers.
Numerous bills are being considered in the next two weeks by the New York State Senate and Assembly that… Continue
Added by Jeff Ferreira on June 11, 2010 at 1:59pm —
Added by Josephine Sabillon on June 9, 2010 at 10:30am —
From Vancouver Sun from a Series Presented by Shell Canada
Natural gas – a growing part of Shell’s business
Special Information Feature
The world is starting a shift toward a new, low-carbon energy future. But it will take several decades to get there.
Shell is taking steps today to help build the energy system of tomorrow: producing more cleaner-burning natural gas; working to deliver advanced fuels and lubricants and lower-carbon biofuels; and… Continue
Added by Mr_Safety on June 6, 2010 at 8:10am —