Helping Clients With Their Energy and Environmental Needs


Helping Clients With Their Energy and Environmental Needs

The Seventh District Court of Appeals recently affirmed summary judgment against two lessors asserting claims of bad faith...

Tags: Bad Faith Pooling, Subsurface Mineral Trespass

Last month, in State ex rel. AWMS Waters Solutions, LLC v. Mertz, the Eleventh Appellate District held that AWMS had failed to...

Tags: Injection Well, Just Compensation Clause, Fifth Amendment

The Ohio Tax Commissioner recently issued a memorandum to county auditors regarding significant changes to the taxation of oil...

Tags: Oil and Gas, Energy, Tax

On Monday, May 23, U.S. EPA released a draft of its final Environmental Justice Strategic Plan for the Years 2016-2020, which is...

Tags: Water, Articles, Air, U.S. EPA,

In December, we wrote about the pros and cons of using independent contractors in the oil and gas industry.  We wanted to provide...

Tags: Energy

By Greg Russell On October 26, 2014

EIA Reports

We thought you might be interested in the following reports prepared by the Energy Information Administration (EIA):

Tags: Energy

The Ohio Division of Oil and Gas Resources Management has published for comment new well pad construction rules:  "The Ohio...

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By Greg Russell On September 16, 2014

OH: New Appellate DMA Decision

On September 9, 2014, Ohio's Seventh District Court of Appeals issued a decision concerning the 1989 version of the Ohio Dormant...

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Utica Shale Among Fastest-Growing Gas Production Areas in the Country

From Natural Gas Daily: “Gas production from the Ohio Utica shale play has increased almost tenfold in the past two years, making...

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From the Pittsburgh Business Times: “Pennsylvania’s shale-gas wells produced 1.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas during the...

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Helping clients with their energy and environmental needs

You can expect to find news and breaking legal developments involving the crude oil and natural gas industries, alternative and renewable energy resources, and the latest environmental issues.