A couple of thoughts here:
Unless the surface owner is experiencing some sort of moral dilemma, the question as to whether additional wells should or could be placed upon a site is up to regulators. The density of feasible surface well…"
Hey, so back in 2007 some friends leased some surface rights. It was ag land the family had been considering developing for a long time and it was already surrounded by subdivisions and retail. Anyhow, they leased them a large parcel, over ten acres, with the right to drill a couple a well and use the rest for offices and an equipment yard. That seems to have worked out fine.So, now they come back and want to add a bunch of new more wells. They say they are going to be directional wells with…See More
Hello! I hope the site is a place for you 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. Since then, we have grown to over 10,000 members.
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