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What exactly are minerals?

If you’re a mineral rights owner, the three most popular minerals to draw out are natural gas, oil, and coal. Natural gas, according to The Economic Times, is a mixture of gases that are naturally found in the atmosphere like methane, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide. 94 more words

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Mel Packer: Fighting the Frackers

On Nov 4, 2014, the town of Denton, TX, with 123,000 residents, situated in the middle of the Barnett Shale formation and one of the most heavily fracked areas of the nation, banned fracking by an overwhelming popular vote. 382 more words

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Fracking Serious? Denton Votes on Fracking Ban

DENTON-What’s the big fracking deal in Denton? The battle to frack or not to frack has made its way to the ballot box and NewsFix hit the polls to see what folks had to say. 184 more words


Sow, Reap by Peter Gorman of the Fort Worth Weekly

“Chesapeake Energy and Range Resources, two major gas drillers that pretty much packed up and left Tarrant County once the Barnett Shale’s best days were gone, are in hot water in other parts of the country. 1,078 more words

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Top Chesapeake Royalty Trends

The first trend we will discuss is how small leaseholders are filing cases against Chesapeake operators.

“The Texas-based McDonald law firm has reportedly been retained by around 4,000 with the hope of 10,000 signing up by Christmas.

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On the Fracking Ban-Wagon in Denton

Original article appeared in The Texas Observer:

One day in August 2013, Alyse Ogletree was turning onto her street in a new, unfinished development in Denton when she saw them. 1,751 more words