Two Dogs, did you buy leases around Union Hill, Heinston and LaCamp. If so you probably signed my lease with Chesapeake. It was about 15 years ago for $125/acre for 5 years. The Union Hill well hit and blew, burned for months before being brought under control.
Tacoma Energy Corporation has contacted, by mail, some mineral rights owners in Rapides Parish near Forest Hill regarding interest in leasing land.The landman has a Woodlands TX office and possibly one in Lafayette. I believe his name is Tim Bignaud, not sure this is correct spelling.
treeman, about a week ago an old friend called and told me that one of his relatives had been contacted by someone representing Tacoma and was offered a deal at $100 per acre for a 5 year lease and 1/6 royalty. The land was near Forest Hill. Anadarko has completed 2 wells in Vernon Parish in the Austin Chalk. The first one is in the Southwest Corner of the parish about 1 mile East of the Sabine River and 3 miles North of the Beauregard Parish line. The second one is close to the Evans fire tower. Indigo is drilling a well between Temple and the Clifton Community in Section 32, Township 4 North, Range 5 West in Vernon Parish.
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