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Residential Well - A pumping well that serves one home or is maintained by a private owner.
Rig - The physical apparatus used to drill and frack wells. These are large portable operations that are assembled on site and disassembled when the well has been capped or brought into production.
Roughneck - Workers who maintain and operate a drill rig; usually unskilled or semi-skilled manual laborers.
Royalties - The amount exploration and production companies pay to the mineral rights owners of a producing well. Pennsylvania state law requires this rate be no less than 12% of the market price per 1000 cubic feet of gas on the day that gas comes out of the ground