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Nuisance claims becoming more than a mere nuisance in Texas

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • 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
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  • 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

Federal Court deems almost 300 mining leases invalid: lessons to be learnt from Graham v State of Western Australia

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • August 12 2014

On 3 July 2014, the Federal Court in Graham v State of Western Australia determined that nearly 300 mining leases in Western Australia are invalid

Tsilhqot’in Nation releases draft Mining Policy

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The Tsilhqot'in Nation has announced the release of a draft Mining Policy of the Tsilhqot'in National Government (Policy). The release of the Policy

Religious institutions: August 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • 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
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  • 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

The Tsilhqot’in decision: a view from Quebec

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • July 23 2014

On June 26, 2014 the Supreme Court of Canada recognized for the first time a First Nation's Aboriginal title over an area outside a reserve in

Two ROFRS in two contracts interpreted as two separate ROFRS

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 21 2014

The plaintiff Blaze Energy Ltd. ("Blaze") and the defendant Imperial Oil Resources ("Imperial') were parties (as successors) to two agreements. The