"Successful refrac'ing has occurred in many areas & plays for quite awhile. It is also being applied to shale reservoirs with generally good results. The approach in shale reservoirs will continue to be refined and improve so I personally…"
"Sorry, got tied up on something - Baseline testing is in the interest of all parties, IMHO, provided that the baseline testing is broad enough to cover non-oil and gas issues, such as fecal coliform and other health/safety issues. If properly…"
"The phrase "commencement of drilling operations" is when the bulldozer drops the blade and starts moving dirt for the drilling location. I remember an operator paid approx. $200,000.00+- to top-lease Amoco at Millbrook field…"
The case that you raise here is not new ground by any means. Surface and subsurface contamination from old wellsites and legacy contamination has been litigated for decades now in many oil and gas producing states.
Contamination suits usually…"
"I was just curious. Thought you might've had some more info. From what I understand a unit is usually 640 acres. Unit and plat I believe are used interchangeably. A pad is where the rig physically sits while it is drilling. That's about…"
"I wish I knew more about all of this stuff Mister Sunday.... I am not sure tbh..... I am still trying to figure out the lingo on a well/tract/unit/pads etc.... I am rather new and trying to learn as I go..... …"
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