Posts by don_alejandro

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Top 6 Pieces of Advice Before Signing a Gas Lease
Leasing / Amendment Advice don_alejandro August 11, 2015
Do not be be rushed to sign a lease in a few days. Your grandchildren – no, your great-grandchildren, can be bound by what you sign.More
Issues: LeasingOil and Gas
Legal opinion on the right of interested citizens to go on to the surface of land they do not own that is being used for oil or gas well drilling and related activities
Going on Land Where There is Drilling Activity - Advice don_alejandro May 8, 2013
A member of the Sierra Club asked me for a legal opinion on the right of interested citizens to go on to the surface of land they do not own that is being used for oil or gas well drilling and related activities.More
Issues: Oil and Gas
When commenting on a permit for a new nearby gas well, especially a horizontal well, maybe you should comment on existing gas wells in the area
WV Surface Owners' Guide Update don_alejandro August 1, 2011
If there are existing gas wells close to where they are proposing to drill the new gas well, especially if the new well is a horizontal gas well, then there is one way in which the frac fluid could work its way out of the target formation being fraced for the new well and into your ground water. More
Issues: DEPHorizontal wells
Past efforts to strengthen the rules for drilling in State Forests
Blog don_alejandro March 17, 2008
Proposed Rules Tighten Oil, Gas Drilling in State Forests (12/20, The State Journal) Additional Information and Background This initiative got started when the operator of gas wells in Kanawha State Forest abused the Forest by cutting a huge, hideous new road and in cutting it in the wrong place.  The operator also scraped vegetation off […]More
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