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In Texas operator has plat for H shale well. The Plat is perfect Rectangular for better N/S lateral. They cut a 24 acres off a tract that deep rights control by another operator that will not deal with operator drilling new unit. These 24 acres…Continue
Started by Skip Peel - Independent Landman. Last reply by Skip Peel - Independent Landman Jul 20, 2013.
I'm looking for a reasonably priced Oil & Gas or Real Estate attorney to help me with a mineral ownership issue. The minerals are in Smith county so I was looking for someone in the Tyler area. I cant spend a lot of money as the mineral interest…Continue
Started by Dave. Last reply by cccogml Jul 18, 2013.
REQUEST YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE OPPOSE HB100.The Forced Unitization Bill, HB 100, has been set for a hearing at the House Energy Resources Committee this Wednesday, March 13. This is an extraordinarily bad bill for landowners and mineral interest…Continue
Started by intrepid. Last reply by adubu Mar 12, 2013.
I am trying to help my elderly aunt, who has 1 acre of mineral rights which is in an undivided interest of a 40 acre tract in Texas within the Haynesville shale. All the other relatives who have mineral rights in the 40 acres have signed the lease,…Continue
Started by Boomer. Last reply by Ben Elmore Jul 13, 2012.
Panola County -We are being encouraged to sign a Production Sharing Agreement by Anadarko that will effect our minerals in Panola County in order to drill a Horizontal Haynseville Shale Well (these minerals have been HBP since the 40's with a 1/8…Continue
Started by C_Willi. Last reply by Ben Elmore Jul 11, 2012.
A James Lime Well in East Texas drilled and produced for 9 years so HBP a 600 acre lease with this one well--- Well made < 150 mmcf of the 9 years and last production about 1500 mcf in month ~50 mcfd --- CHK came in and removed everythink off pad…Continue
Started by adubu. Last reply by Ben Elmore Jun 11, 2012.
Hello - Evidently we had a producing well drilled in some minerals that we own. It was completed in May but we still have not received any DO. How long does it usually take? Is there a statutory limit on how long it can take? Thanks in advance…Continue
Started by Montana Slim. Last reply by Ben Elmore Mar 26, 2012.
Here’s a hypothetical situation. Suppose there is a 90-acre undivided tract which is 2/3 leased ... with 1/3 holding out (30 net mineral acres). One operator has all the surrounding property leased ... and pools the 90 acres into a 360-acre pool ...…Continue
Started by Ray. Last reply by Ben Elmore Feb 17, 2012.