"Well buddy, I am pretty optimistic about everything. The Bakken had an estimated potential of 2 billion barrels when they first started exploring. It is probably going to be 3-4 times that amount when it is all said and done. If the tms has an…"
"Two Dogs - you may be right about the $150 vs $175. Like I said; I did not own the property then, but was very close to the owner, and thought it was $175, also this was a fairly large tract. I do know that it was 3/16ths. I also…"
"CenturyMan, I bought many of the leases for CHK back in 1997 at Turkey creek and nobody got $175. There was a company running ahead of us that were speculators giving the same price as us but I never heard that they gave anything more. The highest I…"
"seems as thought some really great things are happening in NW st landry parish... hopefully the push will continue to move west across evangeline... vernon and rapides showing promise also.. as well as avoyelles ...."
"As always Tom , I appreciate and respect your input/information... Thx for being so active and enlightening the lay people as myself and so many others in this process of deal making with O&G companies..."
"Haven't heard that one but haven't had my ear too close to the ground on seismic because of all the BS on the folks out there trying to buy those BS oil and gas leases on the cheapo for 50 bucks for seismic with option to lease for…"
"Hello! I hope the site is a place for you to learn, network and contribute. My name is Keith and I started the site in June of 2008 to open up lines of communication between landowners. Since then, we have grown to over 13,000 members.Because our…"
"If I remember right; the previous owner of a piece of property that I now own @ Turkey Creek, leased in the 90's for $175 & 3/16ths. I bought the property in '99 (lease had expired) and was watching closely when the Crowell…"
Hello! I hope the site is a place for you to learn, network and contribute. My name is Keith and I started the site in June of 2008 to open up lines of communication between landowners. Since then, we have grown to over 13,000 members.
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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