"CHK does not want to go to court with this case now that it's pants are down around it's ankles. They are guilty as hell, it is provable and the number of plaintiffs if they prevail is a real spine-breaker."
The OP made it perfectly clear the lessee was firm that the lease would not be extended. What the lessee's legal rights are and what the lessee actually intends to do is immaterial to this argument. This is not about right and wrong.…"
"Hmmm...my inlaws on HWY 33 and Sardis Church RD, south of the lake just had their lease renewed. Our tract of land is just on the other side of the highway south of Milliard Hill RD. Maybe we are not lucky, but I'm still crossing my…"
As exciting as this is, we know that we have a responsibility to do this thing correctly. After all, we want the farm to remain a place where the family can gather for another 80 years and beyond. This site was born out of these desires. Before we started this site, googling "shale' brought up little information. Certainly nothing that was useful as we negotiated a lease. Read More