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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Chesapeake Energy to Let Leases in Southlake Expire

The people of Southlake spoke, and Chesapeake Energy listened. The company will allow it's lease holdings to expire in this N. Texas community due to the city's restrictive new drilling ordinances. XTO Energy pulled out of Southlake earlier this year after drilling opponents made known their feelings against gas exploration. Read the entire article by clicking the link below.
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Drillers Using Counterinsurgency Experts

When all else fails bring in some counterinsurgency officers to deal with the media and citizens opposed to drilling and fracking in the Marcellus. Could this be war - or simply "customer relations?"Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article below.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The Heated Competition for Shale Gas

A friend directed my attention to the following article that discusses
exporting shale gas overseas. The competition to do just that is building according to sources.
Would such action be beneficial, or undermine our efforts to achieve energy independence? Thoughts?

Monday, November 14, 2011

Has the Barnett Shale Left it's Best Days Behind?

Are the Barnett Shale's best days ahead? Gene Powell, publisher
of the Powell Shale Digest weighs in on the subject.
Click the link below for the complete Star-Telegram article.

Has the Barnett Shale left its best days behind? | Barnett Shale | Dallas Business, Texa...

Monday, November 07, 2011

"Folks in Barnett Shale territory Should Hang on to those Mineral Rights"

Many lessors are keenly aware that owning property in which their mineral rights have been leased to a natural gas producer (lessee) could prove financially advantageous, especially over the long term. However, other mineral owners may be in the dark regarding this "ace in the hole", and might be enticed into selling their rights at a huge discount. Also, if your minerals are included in a producing well(s), the future could be brighter than some might imagine. For an opinion by Charles Reasons of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram please click the link below.

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Shale Sparks Natural Gas Revolution Built to Last

By Myra P. Saefong, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — "The story of natural gas has been a relatively happy one for consumers, a tale about a more than 75% drop from record prices nearly six years ago — with shale production playing the part of the fairy godmother."
Read the entire article by clicking on the following link.
Shale sparks natural gas revolution built to last - Commodities Corner - MarketWatch:

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