JHH. Just to help you understand what is going on with the city minerals and the value they command. Consider the following: Companies have been actively leasing residential and commercial properties within the city limits of Shreveport for eighteen months. That investment is worth more when they have the city properties that help make the leasehold more contiguous. And gives the winning bidder an advantage over those competitors holding urban leases. I believe the winning bidder considers the price paid to be quite reasonable. And it is 478 acres. Although landowners tend toward the opinion that on a per acre basis, one acre is as valuable as 100 in the same general location. The operators don't think, or do business, that way.
Welcome to GoHaynesvilleShale.com! I hope the site is a place for 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. We now have over 10,000 members. Be sure to peruse the site.
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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