"Seems to be true according to WV DEC. Great news or all. As for the high price being because of low water costs for fracking, other technologies are emerging that displace the need for water. I don't think that's a significant…"
"I mean banning fracing isn't the answer, more effort is needed to identify a more reasonable solution. The industry needs to realize it either stops damaging water supplies and acts responsibly or be chained down with govt…"
"Folks are always scared about things they don't know. I don't trust any Oil Company anymore than I trust govt., especially companies like Cheasapeak. However in having a BS degree in engr, I find it difficult to just write off fracing. On…"
"The best most secure approach is to work with your surrounding mineral rights and property owners in clusters of at least 700 to 1400 acres (anything larger will just slow down the process via introduction of so many competing priorities) using a…"
"Initial production rates really only reliably indicate you didn't hit a dry hole. The better indicator for long term production is the characteristics of sustained production and what the data reflects in the degradation of production over…"
"You mention several issues that need to be considered, but I'm really concerned about the industrialization of my quiet country home. Many of my neighbors have already signed pipeline right of ways that give the gas companies unlimited…"
"As in my case I looked for protection for 1st my groundwater and wells, then my surface land, timber, fences, farm roads, gates, and stock ponds.
As to the lease beware that a high signing bonus may draw you away from the actual body of the…"
Hey ya'll,Just wondering how folks will answer this question. Now don't get me wrong, I'm not against drilling, I want the reserves developed (but it's up to my Mom), just want to make sure no one suffers in the process!! So if your a surface owner as well as a mineral rights owner and live on on the same property, what's your biggest concern about the prospect of drilling on your property? Getting the most bonus money?Getting the most gas royalty?Irrevocable damage to the surface property?Loss…See More
"Just another landman/middleman.
I don't understand why people are so impressed by a lease you wrote up that favors the owners so much that it'll be nearly impossible to "sell" to a gas company. What happens when these people sign…"
My Mom lives in Little, Anterio and Cheasapeak bugging us for lease, they're looking at land confined by Cowhouse, Danser's Lane and MI Creek, about 450 ac. together wih some other plots NW across creek or to SE of Dansers Lane.…"
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