"See the box on the attached plat labeled 'State Plane Coordinate Datum' (lower left, just above the survey seal). The surface location is what you want to use.
Enter it into the search box thus: 31 26 01.08, -94 14 42.46.
If you were using…"
"Thank you. Say, can you tell me EXACTLY what you typed/pasted into Google Earth? The surface location shown on the plat is NOT what I see on your image. I had trouble figuring out the format for what to type into Google Earth for lat/long and I…"
"Thanks Henry. I did know that BHP bought Petrohawk so I directed my inquiries to their customer relations email and it was returned undeliverable. Very frustrating. I am wondering if I went to Clerk of Courts in Mansfield if they could help me."
"This may be a stupid suggestion, but.... Petrohawk was bought out by BHP Billiton about 2 years ago, so all of your Petrohawk emails will not be answered. Go to the BHP Billition web site and get the mailing address there, if you have…"
We entered into a 3 year lease with Petrohawk in 2009 for property in Desoto Parish. The lease expired and I have been trying to get a release issued. All letters and emails are returned undeliverable. Since the area seems to be heating up again I…See More
"The location coordinates are on the permit plat. Just plug them into search on Google Earth. We just got lucky on the picture. That area was updated with new imagery in February. Western San Augustine County was last updated a little over a year ago…"
"Thank you. How did you know that, did you google earth the lat / long to find that location or just what?
Is there any way to know when something like this is accomplished? Is Google Earth updated frequently?"
There have been several different operators down there drilling Wildcat/Wilcox/Yegua verticals. Maybe someone in the area can name that specific well but it most likely belongs to one of these: Unit Petroleum, Davis Southern Operating, Danmark…"
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