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On July 26, 2022, in Senterra, Ltd. v. Winland, Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2521, the Supreme Court of Ohio held that the Duhig...


Tags: Duhig rule, Marketable Title Act, Oil and Gas

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,

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,

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 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 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 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

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