Category Archive: In Our Area

News items about what's happening in other neighborhoods

Jul 21

NHMOC Begins Talks With The Caffey Group

Chesapeake’s lease on the Hills Church of Christ has expired, and they have no current plans to drill in that area. That leaves the Caffey Group with the flexibility of drilling the entire Kest A and Kest B units (on the site of the former North Hills Mall). Our attorney, Mark Nastri, and Paul Lee …

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Jun 14

Well Pad Site Approved at the North Hills Mall

This past Monday night the NRH city council approved the permit request from the Caffey Group, for a gas well drill site to be located at the North Hills Mall property. The drilling permit is good for five years, includes up to 16 wells, and the Caffey Group has six months to spud the first …

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May 29

New Gas Well at the Old Mall

It appears that The Caffey Group, a Tarrant County based oil and gas company, has reached an agreement with the owners of the old North Hills Mall property for a gas drillsite to be located behind the United Methodist Church on Glenview Drive. Further, on May 15th, The Caffey Group petitioned the City Planning and …

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Feb 14

NHMOC Members Sign Leases

Last September the NHMOC arranged lease signings for our members in the TCCD South and The Leaf Units to be drilled from the well at Harwood and Blvd 26 on the TCC south campus. About 100 members signed leases at that time. Shortly after the signings, Chesapeake went though a Corporate reorganization and closed the …

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Apr 29

Drilling Activity Update for Spring 2013

The North Hills Mineral Owners Coalition is alive and well and working in your best interest. While activity has been slow due to the low price of natural gas, we are starting to see some signs of activity. According to the City of North Richland Hills, they expect eight new wells to be drilled this …

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Feb 20

City of Hurst Schedules Town Hall Forum

The city of Hurst has scheduled a Town Hall Forum meeting Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 6:00pm. It is open to the public, and people will be able to question the city council at the end of the meeting. The notice below was posted in their Monthly magazine, “Where we Live”. Town Hall Forum , …

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Oct 05

NHMOC Update for October 5, 2011

NHMOC Updated Footprint Map

The gas collection pipelines we talked about in June are now complete and Chesapeake is collecting gas from 5 of the 6 well pad sites in our area. Four of these pad sites are within our footprint. This has been confirmed by the City of North Richland Hills. Chesapeake has surface leases for pad sites at the …

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Jun 15

NHMOC Updates On Leasing And Drilling

The NHMOC would like to update you on the following issues: Gas collection pipelines Expected leasing within our footprint Seismic surveys Gas well permits in Hurst Gas Collection Pipelines Since our last update, several new developments have helped shed some light on the Gas Leasing and Drilling in our area. According to the city of …

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Mar 31

Spring Brings Lots Of New Drilling Activity

To All: The NHMOC is alive and well, and working in your best interest. I have been receiving calls daily from both members and people who have seen our signs but have not joined us yet. They are getting cards from lessees such as the Caffey Group and Snow Operating, offering to lease their mineral …

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Jan 19

As Barnett Shale Drilling Heats Up, Sneaky Tactics Continue

The NHMOC steering committee expresses its wishes for a bright and prosperous 2011 to all of its members. This year promises to bring a renewed interest in developing the natural gas potential within our boundaries and we are currently working on a plan that will prepare us to negotiate with Chesapeake and any other companies …

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