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Saturday, March 28, 2009

2009 Barnett Shale EXPO Links (courtesy Mr. Gene Powell)

2009 Barnett Shale Expo, March 11, 2009
Better With The Shale Than Without by Dr. Ray Perryman
2009 Barnett Shale Economic Impact Report
The 2009 Perryman update examines the overall economic impact of Barnett Shale activity by county, provides a perspective on the significance of energy activity to the overall economy and evaluates the long-term effects of the Barnett Shale on the region based upon existing leases and other relative information.

The Future of Natural Gas & Why It’s Important To You by Ken Nicholson
Ken Nicholson’s presentation (size: 12.17MB)
The security of our nation depends in part on plentiful domestic energy resources. Energy companies—many with a major local presence—are tapping into a vast supply of clean-burning fuel in the Barnett Shale and other natural gas plays nationwide.

Royalties – Understanding Your Lease by Jerry Simmons
            The Executive Director of the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) discusses lease detail such as royalty calculations, lease performance, reading monthly statements, taxes on bonus & royalty, whom to contact about your lease & payments, pending legislation impact on royalties and other lease subjects.

Natural Gas Pipeline Construction & Operation by W. R. (Bill) Byrd, PE
As new pipelines are installed in the urban areas of the Barnett Shale, residents need to know about issues such as key terms in leases with pipeline companies, what to expect during the construction phase and how their property will look when the work is done.

Barnett Shale Careers & Training by Dr. Don Capone, Linda Garcia and Wilma Lopez
There are still jobs for people with real-world skills and now there are training programs developed in partnership with the energy industry. Learn from industry human-resource pros about energy-related careers and the training resources available. 

Living With A Neighborhood Gas Well by Sarah Fullenwider and Ed Ireland, Ph.D.
Ed Ireland’s presentation (size: 44.79MB)
Sarah Fullenwider’s presentation (size: 11.23MB)
            Hear how this diverse Fort Worth group of community volunteers—from neighborhoods to energy industry representatives—arrived at a consensus from the gas drilling task force composed of neighborhood, community and industry representatives and what it means to Fort Worth residents.

List of Exhibitor Companies at the 2009 Barnett Shale Expo
RigData Detail Analysis of Barnett Shale Drilling Rigs
RigData Barnett Shale Rig Count Booklet for Barnett Shale Expo

Ed Ireland, Ph.D., Barnett Shale Energy Education Council (BSEEC)
Air Quality and the Barnett Shale

2009 Barnett Shale Economic Impact Report

The Perryman Group issued this report at the recent Barnett Shale EXPO. Click on the title for the entire report. (Provided courtesy of Mr. Gene Powell).

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Chesapeake Drill Site in Tarrant County

This location in southwest Ft. Worth is home to numerous wells. The Thornton, Sprocket, and Animal drills are complete, but a couple of those units remain unperfed (un-fraced). Some are just now being flared. The six(6) Horned Frog horizontals plus several other units will be drilled from this site as well.

Anyone for a Swim?

Heavy rains prevented access to latest production numbers at the 3H tank battery and meter site. Bar ditches in Hill county appeared more like the roadside bayou's of Louisiana.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Chesapeake's "Peaceful" Unit in Tarrant

The bright green frac head waits for stimulation to begin at the Peaceful unit. The bottom hole for this unit sits over a mile beneath Laurel Land Cemetery near the Crowley Rd in south Ft. Worth

Recent Storms Bring Welcome Rain

Three days of much welcomed rain helped to brighten landscapes and raise lake levels in Hill county and most of North Texas.

Monday, March 02, 2009

Barnett Shale EXPO 2009

Have you signed a natural gas lease, and now are wondering when you can expect your royalty checks? Is a natural gas pipeline going in near your neighborhood, raising new questions and concerns? Are you considering a career transition into an energy-related job? You’ll find the answers to these and many other questions at the third annual Barnett Shale EXPO scheduled for 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.  Admission is free.