Hello Skip, No, I don't think the landman was holding that paper back for some maximum effect. I just think that neither side had done their homework fully before sitting down at the table. I fully understand HBP. Thanks for your input about what groups to join. In regards to the appropriate groups that has been taken care of. I needed to join more then just the E. Tx. County group because I have minerals in more areas of Texas. So fare I have found 13 counties. The newest find was in the EgleFord. For the specifics I have been looking at the Texas Rail Road's page. I thought this was the section where people were talking about the movie. "HAYNESVILLE the MOVIE PREMIERES IN MANSFIELD" If they titled this page wrong please let me know. I was saying that if they were going to make a second movie then maybe they should focus on some other issues besides just one little area, when it comes to leases and how big the shale area is.
I estimate the Mansfield turnout was 100 to 110 people. It was well received and sponsors included Trent Siskon of Morgan Stanley, Sid Potts Inc, and Red River CNG. Tickets were free due to the sponsors.
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