Louisiana folks, in the Haynesville shale, are striking it rich, too. The NY Times reports this morning
. As usual, it's all about the money. Couldn't possibly be any downsides. But speaking of money: the article quotes lease prices up to $30,000 an acre. Could be the formation is much richer in Louisiana. But I wonder how the Arkies who sold their mineral rights for a few hundred an acre feel about the gas companies now that Chesapeake has paid thousands an acre to drill in Arkansas wildlife areas.