I am a landowner in western Kansas where a leasing company is putting together a "package" of adjacent land, they say. They are at about 6 quarters of land now, all land adjacent. My suspicion is that they are considering horizontal wells. If only vertical well plans they only need a piece of land. There are 3 long run (from CO/WY to Cushing, OK) buried crude oil pipelines on one of the leased quarters which MAYBE they could connect saving all the future hauling costs.
I would be interested in comments from experienced people.