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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 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,

On January 21, 2020, the Supreme Court of Ohio accepted an appeal from the Seventh District Court of Appeals’ decision in West v....


Tags: OMTA, Dormant Mineral Act, DMA, Marketable Title Act,

The Seventh District Court of Appeals reaffirmed that claimants can use both Ohio's Marketable Title Act ("MTA") and Dormant...


Tags: OMTA, Ohio, DMA, MTA,

Ohio's 5th Appellate District Addresses the Due Diligence Standard Under the Dormant Mineral Act

The Fifth Appellate District recently addressed whether an internet search to identify / locate the holders of severed mineral...


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Ohio's Seventh District Court of Appeals recently held once again that fee oil and gas interests are subject to possible...


Tags: OMTA, Ohio Marketable Title Act, Ohio, Dormant Mineral Act,

Court of Appeals Addresses the Amount of Diligence Required under the 2006 DMA

Earlier this week, Ohio's 7th District Court of Appeals again addressed the amount of diligence required to identify the...


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

Recently, in Shilts v. Beardmore (2018-Ohio-863), the Seventh District Court of Appeals analyzed whether a surface owner complied...


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

In Davis v. Consolidation Coal Company, 2017-Ohio-5703, Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals held that a recorded release of...


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Deciding an issue of first impression in the state, Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals recently held that oil and gas...


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