"Sounds like there is a lot more to it than I was led to believe. How are they fracking the long laterals now? Most of the new wells I see now are the longer ones. There are no manmade ponds bigger than 20 acres around here for sure. I would…"
"50- 100K? How big are you planning on building? That's a small pond if that's all you plan to spend. If it's not big enough you're likely only to be paid as a holding pond which can be as little as 2500/well.…"
"I’m a rancher and contractor in Texas that has built several frac ponds and my family has several frac lakes on our property. However, I’m not familiar with Louisiana water laws. If they are similar to Texas, you must have a…"
I am strongly considering building a fracking pond on my land in the pleasant hill area but I have a few questions. This will be a huge investment for me so I want to be sure that I am not taking a huge risk though I know that there are few guarantees in life and there is a certain risk with any investment. There is a lot of drilling activity going on and lots of permitted wells in the area. My main questions are what is the range that a fracking pond can be utilized and how…See More
"On X Hunt is pretty good tool to use also. It was designed for hunters but works real good for me as a landman. It is not cheap but I write it off my taxes. It is about $27 per year for one state or $100 per year for all 50 states. It shows who the…"
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