Marcellus Shale well values are often not as high as an owner may think

BVWireIssue #102-3
March 16, 2011

In a recent Pittsburgh Business Times article Anya Litvak quoted Brandon Otis (Alpern Rosenthal) from a legal seminar last week. “If you’re a landowner with the Marcellus Shale under your feet, maybe the last thing you want to hear from a valuation expert is ‘these wells aren’t worth as much as people think they are,’” Otis says.  In addition, the oft-cited Penn State study on the play’s economic impact includes ‘exaggerated or optimistic’ assumptions,” according to Otis.

For more insight read the complete article “Alpern tells lawyers how to value Marcellus reserve.”
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