If an oil well is completed within 330' of a lease/unit line (without an exception), is it an illegal well? What are the repercussions from the operator/leaseholder's point of view if that happens? See More
All things about Austin Chalk in Louisiana: Horizontal drilling, improved seismic testing, and liner casing are offering hope for the deep minerals in the Austin Chalk which runs from Austin, Texas through parts of Louisiana to Biloxi Mississippi.See More
"What is the prescription time on overpayments to royalty owner? Not sure my self, but I've seen one major go back more than 10 years - and subtract from mineral royalty owners on unrelated then producing wells (no justice in this…"
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