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On September 23, 2020, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that fact issues prevented a lower court from granting summary judgment to...


Tags: Injection, Ohio, UIC, Oil and Gas,

The Supreme Court of Ohio accepted a case involving the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (ODMA), Fonzi v. Brown, but held the case until...


Tags: DMA, Oil and Gas, Energy, ODMA

On May 21, 2020, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled for a lessee in an oil and gas lease dispute, finding that the lessee...


Tags: Post-Production Costs, Royalties, Oil and Gas, Energy

On January 22, 2020, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania decided Briggs v. Southwestern Energy Prod. Co.  The issue before the...


Tags: Rule of Capture, Marcellus Shale, Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil and Gas,

On November 26, 2019, the Supreme Court of Ohio clarified that a declaratory judgment claim that an oil and gas lease terminated...


Tags: Ohio, Oil and Gas, Energy

In July, we wrote about Gerrity v. Chervenak (5th Dist., Guernsey County), involving the level of due diligence that the Ohio...


Tags: Ohio, Oil and Gas, Energy, Utica,

The Marcellus and Utica Shales contain around 214 tcf of undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas, according to a new...


Tags: Marcellus, Oil and Gas, Energy, Utica

On June 19, 2019, Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals decided a case involving the interplay of a private oil and gas lease...


Tags: Unitization, Ohio, Oil and Gas, Energy

Four years after the Supreme Court of Ohio struck down the City of Munroe Falls’ attempt to regulate oil and gas development...


Tags: Zoning, Oil and Gas, Energy

Last week, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court decision upholding the constitutionality of Ohio’s statutory...


Tags: 'Utica Shale', Unitization, Ohio, Pooling,

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