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Nuisance claims becoming more than a mere nuisance in Texas

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2014

Plaintiffs Bob and Lisa Parr obtained a $2.9 million verdict in April 2014 against Aruba Petroleum, Inc. for health problems allegedly related to oil

Belmont county landowner claims fraud in XTO lease

  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2014

One Belmont County landowner looks to be stuck with the terms of her $5acre oil and gas lease with XTO Energy, Inc. (XTO) and Phillips Exploration

Religious institutions: August 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2014

The IRS allegedly has a procedure in place for "signature authority" to initiate a church tax investigation or examination, subject to an independent

In Texas, when the leases are pooled, the mineral lessee has the right to use the surface of a nonproducing lease to access and develop a producing lease

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Key Operating and Equipment operates two neighboring tracts of landa producing tract and a nonproducing tract. In 1994, Key built a road across a

Now that Reep v. State is settled law in North Dakota, operators along the river should contact the Department of Trust Lands

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

The deadline for appeal in the highly followed Reep v. State, 2013 ND 253, 841 N.W.2d 664 has lapsed. It is now settled law in North Dakota that the

Kansas Court of Appeals defines the interests created by an oil and gas lease and rules that the doctrine of merger terminated separate interests in tax case

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

The Kansas Court of Appeals recently decided the 2011 Protest of Robert E. Barker. At issue in the Barker case was the question of whether a county

Four things every oil and gas company needs to know about operations and surface damages issues in North Dakota.

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

The property law principle "cuius est solum, eius est usque ad coelom et at infernos" meaning "whoever owns the soil, it is theirs up to

New York and Colorado confirm local governments' rights to ban fracking

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

On Monday, June 30, the highest courts in both New York and Colorado confirmed local municipalities' rights to regulate land use within their

Federal court holds the issuance of a mining permit requires the consent of all surface owners

  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

On June 13, 2014, a federal district court interpreting the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) ruled that surface coal mining

Nuisance verdicts in the Barnett Shale: two claims arising out of the same natural gas operations yield two very different verdicts

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

On April 10, 2014, a Fort Worth jury rejected a landowner's nuisance claim against a well operator in Teri Anglim v. Chesapeake Operating Inc