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On August 3, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court vacated another municipal zoning decision favorable to oil and gas...


Tags: Municipal Ordinances, Municipal Zoning, Oil and Gas, Energy,

On June 1, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld most of the provisions of an injunction issued by the Commonwealth Court...


Tags: Uncategorized

On June 1, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in a 4 to 3 decision, held that, without first establishing a sufficient...


Tags: Zoning, Oil and Gas, Energy, Pennsylvania

On Friday, March 9, 2018, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed into law a state statute permitting the leasing of oil and...


Tags: Co-Tenancy and Modernization and Majority Protecti, West Virginia, Oil and Gas Leases, Oil and Gas,

Oil and Gas Title Washing Survives Another Judicial Challenge

In its February 2018 unpublished decision of Woodhouse Hunting Club, Inc. v. Hoyt, the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld yet...


Tags: Pennsylvania oil and gas, Energy, title washing

Sunoco's Eminent Domain Rights for Mariner East 2

On May 15, 2017, the Commonwealth Court issued a 2 to 1 decision holding that Sunoco Pipeline has the statutory power of eminent...


Tags: Pipeline, mariner east, Oil and Gas, Eminent Domain,

For over six years, individuals living in Dimock Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, have been asserting claims against...


Tags: Cabot Oil & Gas, Marcellus Shale, Water, Unconventional Well Pads,

In its decision of Snyder Brothers, Inc. v. Public Utility Comm'n, 1175 C.D. 2015 (Mar. 29, 2017), the Commonwealth Court was...


Tags: Act 13, Impact Fees, Unconventional Well Pads, Stripper Wells,

Regulation of Shale Drilling Recently Changed to Comply with Act 13

On Saturday, October 8, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection enacted its new regulations covering...


Tags: Unconventional Well Pad Development, Chapter 78a, Oil and Gas Regulations, DEP,

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