"The list from LOGA seem driven by operators in the coastal area of Louisiana. That's where most of the state lands are, and where, I think, nearly all of the environmental lawsuits are pending. Others on this site will know far more…"
Baton Rouge Advocate / April 7, 2020Energy producers may have to shut-in more than half the oil and natural gas wells operated in Louisiana, potentially reducing their workforce by as much as 70% over the next 90 days without emergency relief from an oil glut and price slump, an industry survey shows.The glut is being exacerbated by reduced demand caused the coronavirus and production increases by Saudi Arabia and Russia.The survey of 450 companies conducted by the Louisiana Oil and Gas…See More
Shares of gas-focused companies that drill in Appalachia are among the only U.S. energy stocks that have risen this monthRyan Dezember Updated March 25, 2020 4:42 pm ETTraders are backing off their bearish bets on natural-gas prices, stock buyers are flocking to the beaten-down shares of Appalachian producers and analysts are forecasting short supplies of the fuel next year unless those companies get back to drilling.All this comes with natural gas fetching its lowest price in a quarter-century…See More
"Wow, bring costs down to 53¢ to 67¢ per Mcf in 2020? No wonder we continue to see drilling in these times of depressed prices. And hedge prices for 2021 and 2022 in the upper $2 range? I suppose this is the new normal - lower prices,…"
"Hi Chuck. In the +/- twelve years since natgas activity in deSoto Parish increased, I have never been notified of drilling activity by an exploration company. In my experience, they don't send drilling notices to royalty owners until wells are…"
President Trump plans to make the case during his trip to India, but the global gas glut has made the market more commoditizedBy Collin Eaton / Feb. 23, 2020 10:00 am ETPresident Trump is planning to push American shale gas when he travels to India this week. So far, U.S. gas exports have proven to be a tough sell globally.U.S. companies have struggled to…See More
"Oh ships can get under the old Huey P. Long bridge at Baton Rouge without a problem. But getting by the John J. Audubon Bridge between New Roads, and St Francisville is a big problem. I doubt any ship will get past that bridge especially…"
"It will be interesting to see how transport is accomplished. Unless something has changed without my knowing of it, the old bridge in Baton Rouge will severely limit the size of ships going under it. I remember when a hydro-electric…"
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