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A new weapon in the fight for land development: use of takings lawsuits to challenge local fracking bans

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 20 2015

Owners of land with substantial oil and gas resources have begun using the "takings" concept of property law to challenge local bans on fracking

Third Circuit refuses to permit debtor lessor to reject an oil and gas lease

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 23 2015

The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit confirmed that the Pennsylvania Landlord and Tenant Act is inapplicable to an agreement by a landowner

The Texas Supreme Court holds that the executive rights holder must stand trial for claims of breach of the duty owed to a non-executive

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 11 2015

In an opinion that should give pause to mineral lessors, the Texas Supreme Court revisited the scope of the duty that an executive rights holder owes

What’s underground is still up for grabs in Texas

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2015

Since the first oilman drilled the first water disposal well, cases have come through the courts in the U.S. trying to determine what rights each

Consecutive policies not triggered where there was no evidence of when the loss occurred

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2015

An insurer was required to indemnify the operator of a brine well facility in a suit brought by a neighboring landowner alleging damages resulting

Pa. Supreme Court denies equitable tolling of oil and gas lease’s primary term

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 24 2015

Last week, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, on certification from the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, ruled that the primary

Pennsylvania Superior Court: storage activities hold production rights under "dual purpose" lease

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • February 23 2015

The explosion of natural gas production in the Appalachian Basin in recent years has led to litigation involving landowners trying to get out of

Ohio’s appellate courts wrestle with oil and gas issues concerning domestic relations and dual-agent Realtors

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 16 2015

We have spilled a lot of "digital ink" on this blog addressing how Ohio courts have confronted oil and gas disputes about Ohio's Dormant Mineral Act

Major verdict in electric utility easement case

  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

More than five years after starting in state court before later restarting in federal court, a federal court jury in Missouri has issued a major

Missouri federal court cuts claims in pipeline property damage action

  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
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  • USA
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  • February 12 2015

Underscoring the need for plaintiffs to show concrete proof of harm in suits alleging property damage, a federal district court dismissed a suit