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The Seventh District Court of Appeals recently issued another decision addressing the “specific reference” exception under Ohio’s...


Tags: OMTA, Ohio Marketable Title Act, Marketable Title Act, MTA,

On February 1, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the lower court’s decision in Zehentbauer...


As operators continue to develop the Utica shale in Ohio, they will likely encounter unique title issues that they have not seen...


Tags: 'Utica Shale', Ohio, Deed Interpretation, Railroad,

As oil and gas production increases in the Appalachian basin, the Seventh District Court of Appeals continues to clarify the...


Tags: OMTA, Ohio Marketable Title Act, Marketable Title Act, MTA,

The 7th District Court of Appeals in Ohio recently addressed what elements a co-tenant must satisfy to adversely possess a...


Tags: Co-Tenants, Cotenancy, Ohio, Minerals,

In a recent mandamus action, the Supreme Court of Ohio had the opportunity to construe Ohio's saltwater injection well permitting...


Tags: Saltwater, 'Utica Shale', Permit, Ohio,

The Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing (the "Division"), recently informed Ohio’s...


Tags: Ohio, Landman, Oil and Gas, Land Profesionals,

On June 1, 2020, the Seventh District Court of Appeals once again addressed the level of diligence required to identify holders...


Tags: 'Utica Shale', Ohio, "2006 DMA", Dormant Mineral Act,

Recently, in Peppertree Farms v. Thonen, 2020-Ohio-3043, Ohio's Fifth Appellate District considered whether certain ancient...


Tags: Exceptions, 'Utica Shale', Ohio, Oil and Gas,

The Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing, recently reached out to Ohio's "land...


Tags: 'Utica Shale', Ohio, Land Professionals, Landman,

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