Tag Archives: Barnett Shale

#Txexit ? TAD Highest & Best Use = 97% fracking devaluation ?

Since TexASS is ate up with with drilling wells for fossil fuels (“surface” land value loss too-see letter below)…. and seeing how the feds want the frackers to fix their global warming methane leaks…if we were to sucede too think how … Continue reading

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TCEQ Clawson spins health risks akin to telling cows they won’t go to the slaughterhouse

  “TCEQ spokesman Terry Clawson said arsenic levels typically found in Texas ‘do not pose an immediate health threat,”…this man should lose his job because inaction (to warning those of the longterm risk) has resulted in long term exposures. He … Continue reading

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Mickey Leland Barnett Shale air study did NOT capture flowback phase

I was referred to look at this study by a Devon industry rep who was kind enough to try to answer some of my concerns for Urban Drilling. In this shopping list of air studies, I was able to access … Continue reading

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Dont bank on PHAGE fixn’ well souring

Twice I am aware of people sickened by Chesapeakes cleanout/flowback stage in Urban areas (like the Truman/CowboyStadium & Lynn Smith/Bowen-Division drill sites in 2012). In pursuit of preventing a “stale water odor” that Chesapeake fails 2 B proactive in preventing … Continue reading

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LESS toxic Frack Sand 4 low temp flowback AND public safety

NOW I know WHERE some or most of this phenol is coming from…the fracking frac sand is coated with phenol resins! This video is what I stumbled upon when trying to view an average temperature of flowback fluids (in our … Continue reading

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FRACtion-ACTion ITEM public comments to TWDB on flooded drill sites water contam risk

FRACtion-ACTion ITEM please  email before 12/14/15 YOUR public comments to TWDB on flooded drill sites water contamination risk, thank YOU! $6.8 million has been appropriated…lets use it to shut down those drill sites that flood! Per Greggory R Perry on FB … Continue reading

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Dust Odors Electric Motors …How Arlington Gas Drilling Ordinance “CAN” protect YOU

Please send our council a request to enforce 7.01 #6 to use catalytic convertors on the drill sites with lift compressors, thanks. —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Jim Parajon <jim.parajon@arlingtontx.gov>; Trey Yelverton <trey.yelverton@arlingtontx.gov> Cc: Robert Rivera … Continue reading

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Texas O&G Welfare = reduced tax rate @ ave 1.44% on (high-cost) Natural Gas wells over last 18 yrs

This chart from the Texas Comptroller’s Office shows the past 18 year period tax rate for High Cost Natural Gas Wells that enjoy reduced tax rates from our normal 7.5% tax rate on natural gas per our Tax Code… From 1991-2001 there was a 100% … Continue reading

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S’not a pretty gas pic for the fracker’s bottom line – ave 52 week loss = 38% in top 11 players

http://seekingalpha.com/article/3552956-chesapeake-a-comprehensive-review-of-current-events-and-the-valuation-bull-case?auth_param=o7ap3:1b1705l:d3d598ed2cc631d12f4c7b3edaa1b20e&uprof=54&dr=1 Rumor has it Chesapeake shopping out? its Utica assets…only a matter of time for the firesale in the Barnett Shale. Arlington’s predominant driller is vulnerable to second tier driller. Business Insider recently reported of Freeport-McMoRan…. A $12 billion commodities … Continue reading

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2003-2014 Grand Prairie TX ARSENIC Water Report – oh BTW they use ground water sometimes

UTA Clear found a common contaminent when sampling ground water in drilling areas of  the Barnett Shale….Arsenic. Here is the city link to see for yourselves…short story on Grand Prairie as it relates to Arsenic….no detects from 2003-2010….then wallah….in 2011 … Continue reading

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