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Pa. shale gas owners press for clear data on royalty statements

Property owners who collect royalty checks from shale gas drillers are not satisfied with scoring just one legislative victory last year that requires the companies to report well production information monthly. “We think this was a huge improvement,” Jackie Root, president of the Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association of Royalty Owners, said as the change from six-month intervals began ...

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Editorial: The power of Marcellus: Real & impressive

Impressive as they are, statistics tell only part of the positive economic story of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale natural-gas industry. The stories of entrepreneurs who depend on and partner with the industry to succeed tell the rest. Former miner Frank Puskarich, 61, has seen his Hog Father’s Old Fashioned BBQ boom along with gas production, drawing about 40 percent of his ...

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Gas royalties fraud investigation coming to a close

Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania State Attorney General, says her investigation into allegations of Chesapeake Energy’s gas royalty payments will soon come to an end. It began a year ago when former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and state Senator Gene Yaw, R-Bradford, requested that Kane investigate Chesapeake Energy after leaseholders alleged the company wasn’t paying them their full gas royalty money. Kane ...

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Penn State Extension Shale Webinar Series: Natural Gas Processing and Effects on Royalty Income Streams


Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media Penn State Extension’s shale webinar series continues this week with a session entitled “Natural Gas Processing and Effects on Royalty Income Streams.” The webinar will feature Steven Karabin, PNGE, RL, President and Chief Officer of the Rhino Advisory Group, LLC. Karabin will describe the differences between processing dry gas, which is mostly comprised of ...

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