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State of Louisiana Seeks to Claim Privately Owned Lands

by Kenneth E. DuBose on May 23, 2014

A dispute over mineral rights ownership, originating in DeSoto Parish, LA, has now evolved into a sticky situation that could potentially impact thousands of Louisiana mineral owners. The issue specifically centers around the state’s attempt to claim ownership of certain tracts of privately owned land that have previously been traversed by navigable waterways. In January […]

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Devon – Sinopec JV Across 5 New Oil & Gas Plays Agreed

by Kenneth E. DuBose on January 4, 2012

Devon Energy and Sinopec (China) have inked a joint-venture (JV) deal worth $2.2 billion for a 1/3 interest in Devon’s acreage across five new venture plays. Devon is selling an interest in 1.2 million net acres for a little more than $5,000 per acre across several emerging plays: Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Niobrara Shale Mississippian Ohio’s […]

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The Haynesville Shale, or oil and gas industry as a whole, contributed the most to the Shreveport-Bossier economic area coming in the top 10 for GDP growth in 2010. The area grew by more than 7.5%, while the rest of the nation grew at a much lower 2.8%. Oil & gas gets a bad name […]

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The Brown Dense and the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale continue to garner attention in Louisiana. Louisiana’s DNR Secretary Scott Angelle is the latest to comment on the potential of the two plays. Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary Scott Angelle said today that the energy exploration industry has begun work on developing yet another new […]

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Operators are beginning to disclose more on the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale. You can read more and discuss your lease rates and drilling activity at Mineral Rights Forum’s Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Group. Denbury Resoureces didn’t give us too much guidance, but did announce that Encana is their new partner in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale. Well, the […]

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Devon Energy Targets Oil and Liquids-rich Gas Acreage

by Kenneth E. DuBose on August 3, 2011

Devon Energy plans to begin exploration and delineation of its liquids-rich gas and oil acreage across several emerging shale plays in 2011. The company has assembled over one million acres across several booming plays that stretch from Louisiana all the way to Colorado and Michigan. Investors and mineral owners alike will be waiting to hear […]

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We’ve heard grumblings for months about the Smackover Brown Dense and are now beginning to oil & gas companies discuss the play. Last week Southwestern Energy announced a 460,000 acre position in Southern Arkansas and Northern Louisiana. Leases to date average an 18% royalty, with a 4 year primary term, with options to extend for […]

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Louisiana’s Jindal – Cheniere Energy LNG Facility Coming

by Kenneth E. DuBose on July 22, 2011

Cheniere Energy and Louisiana’s Bobby Jindal jointly announce the building of a $6 billion liquification plant to export gas from the Sabine Pass LNG import facility that is currently running. Exporting natural gas will likely support gas prices at higher levels and increase the need for drilling in many of the shale gas plays. By […]

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The Morehouse Shale or the Smackover Brown Dense formation is garnering more and more attention in Northern Louisiana. No doubt that something of interest is creating the stir in oil & gas leasing in Union Parish and Morehouse Parish in Louisiana. “Ray Smith of Monroe, who works in the oil and gas industry, said rumors […]

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The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale is attracting oil & gas investment to Central Louisiana and Mississippi. We’re experiencing the initially leasing phase across the play and we won’t really know the value of Tuscaloosa Marine Shale acreage until several wells have been drilled. Either way, keep your eyes open for wells results and the companies that […]

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