Tag Archives: property value

A personal story: Jaime Frederick, Coitsville, Ohio

This personal story is one of a series on this blog chronicling the impact of the oil and gas boom on the lives of people all over North America.¬†You can see other personal stories in our series by clicking here. … Continue reading

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A personal story: Bob and Lisa Parr, Wise County, Texas

Telling personal stories The oil and gas boom has been underway for a number of years in many locations across North America, and there are now a lot of stories about individuals and families whose lives have been personally affected. … Continue reading

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Mortgage lenders increasingly worried about fracking

Yesterday we looked at the clear evidence that fracking in a community causes property to lose significant value. Today we turn our attention to documenting how the mortgage industry, recognizing how drilling adds risk and reduces value, is beginning to … Continue reading

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What does Australia know that Montana doesn’t?

Sometimes it’s useful to look at business practices¬†in other countries to see clear examples of how oil and gas policies in the US disempower property owners.. In Montana and throughout most of the West, most estates are split: surface rights … Continue reading

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