0 – 15 Minutes
Doug discusses expanding All Things Marcellus to southwestern Pennsylvania in such areas as Greene County, Washington County and beyond and the need to supply quality information to assist landowners in making the best decisions for their property. A quick summary of oil and gas prices and why companies are cutting production volumes of natural gas and seeking to delay drilling shale gas wells in Pennsylvania.
15 – 30 Minutes
Doug discusses legal services of reviewing gas leases and royalty calculation terms together with natural gas royalty statements. Reviews involve answering any and all questions related to the oil and gas lease as well as walking through the royalty statement to provide a complete understanding for the landowner and to provide information and education needed to monitor future royalty statements without the assistance of an attorney, accountant, or other outside party.
30 – 45 Minutes
Doug discusses specific gas lease and royalty statement review and identification of major payment issue where gas company miscoded lease and took substantial deductions in violation of the gas lease form. Doug walks through how errors in royalty statements can compound into the hundreds of thousands of dollars if not caught and corrected. Without the proper information, these mistakes can be very difficult to catch. Gas lease and royalty statement reviews educate the landowner and also serve as a check to make sure that payments are being made properly by the gas company.
45 – 60 Minutes
Doug touches on the value of prior radio shows archived on the websites and services offered. Knowledge is power in these negotiations. No landowner should ever hesitate to learn more about representation to protect themselves. Everyone should have the right lawyer for their circumstances and not rely on the gas or pipeline company landman in order to avoid being taken care of.