No, we have not leased yet. We have our land with an O/G attorney. We are not experts by any means, but we are researching and talking to people to gather information. According to the most recent maps, the HS play has shifted to the east and to the north. The state has issued 13 well permits for sec. 17n-11w in the last 6 months. According to our information, your land is adjacent to the big well that came in last week in sec 9/16n/11w (2 miles) from your section. Take heart- You are in a hot spot!
We have property in T17N R-11W. We are leased, but I am also looking for confirmation of activity north of Elm Grove. We leased very early, before the play got really hot. I am trying to convince myself that it is a good sign and that we are in a good spot, but I am nervous we are close to the northern border of the play. Are you leased? If so when?
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