This is an comment I raised on lease prices and the web site for the coalition in our area is
At 3:31am on August 19th, 2008, JWindom Bos2 said…
What are your thoughts on the private versus state lease prices and how they compare? I see from SONRIS that there are a total of 157 acres in Webster that are listed on the 09/10/08 sale date. Mostly small tracts, that might be clean up/fill in for production units.
TR 40080 - 17 acres
TR 40081 - 14 acres
TR 40087- 53 acres
TR 40088 - 11 acres
TR 40094 - 62 acres
totals >>>>> 157 acres
I am thinking that armed with state lease prices, one should be able to match that price with a private lease. 23 days until the next sale date.
My first offer was $7,500 and the last time I talked with them the offer went up to $8,500. My cell is 623.297.5074, please give me a call and we can discuss. I am in Phoenix, so I believe we are on the same time zone now, it is 8:20 PM local as I send this.
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