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Forced Pooled or Left Behind by Chesapeake – Barnett Shale

by Kenneth E. DuBose on August 26, 2011

Force pooling is often debated in practice, but you’re always better off to be forced pooled instead of left out completely. A family in Johnson County, TX, simply leased to a reputable operator (Devon Energy) and another reputable operator (Chesapeake Energy) leased more and put together a drilling unit adjacent to their property. When the […]

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Larimer County Windsor Neighborhoods Could Get Forced Pooled

by Kenneth E. DuBose on August 22, 2011

Windsor Ridge West and Windsor River West subdivisions in Larimer County, Colorado, are indicating they might not give in mineral lease negotiations. If the oil & gas companies can’t come to terms with landowners, the drillers might lease as much as possible and then force pool the rest. If a local landowner is unable to […]

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Forced Pooling in Colorado Becomes a Contentious Debate

by Kenneth E. DuBose on August 15, 2011

Forced Pooling in Colorado is being used as leverage to coax landowners into signing leases and you can bet the topic will become a major debate within the mineral owner community. The state regulation has previously been enforced in areas where the oil & gas operator is only able to secure 60% of the minerals […]

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Marcellus Shale Fees & Pooling Suggested from Advisory Panel

by Kenneth E. DuBose on July 18, 2011

The Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission is expected to bring forth as many as 100 recommendations for oil & gas activity in Pennsylvania and the Marcellus Shale. The two main issues and recommendations will revolve around a drilling fee or a production fee that will be paid to help fund the regulation of the industry. The […]

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Barnett Shale Forced Pooling

by Kenneth E. DuBose on January 11, 2010

Drilling companies active in the Barnett Shale are using a tactic called forced pooling to force some landowners to sign leases. [Read More]

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