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Texas court rules lease’s retained acreage clause incorporates drilling unit size of statewide density rule 38, ConocoPhillips must release 15,351 acres to lessor
  • Liskow & Lewis
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

A Texas appeals court recently ruled in ConocoPhillips Company v. Vaquillas Unproven Minerals, Ltd. that a lease's retained acreage clause invoked


Native American law watch - summer 2015
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • August 18 2015

On June 26, 2015, in Pueblo of Jemez v. the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit reversed a district court ruling


Pennsylvania court: using property for gas storage holds production rights under “dual purpose” leases
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

A recent trial victory for Range Resources - Appalachia LLC and Columbia Energy Ventures LLC (CEV) fills gaps left by the prior leading decisions on


How the recent Supreme Court term will affect business
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

In Mach Mining, the Supreme Court considered whether and to what extent courts may review the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s attempt to


North Dakota Supreme Court issues decision regarding ownership of minerals beneath railroad rights of way
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

The North Dakota Supreme Court issued its decision in EOG Resources, Inc. v. Soo Line Railroad Company, 2015 ND 187 on July 15, 2015. Prior to the


Oklahoma holds question of whether fracking causes earthquakes is for the courts to decide.
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

The issue of whether hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" causes earthquakes has first-party insurance implications because policies typically exclude


Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirms that Pennsylvania law does not recognize automatic “equitable extensions” of oil and gas leases based solely on the premise that a lessor’s attempt to legally invalidate the lease constitutes a repudiation
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On June 25, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania’s prior


Indian reserved water rights: groundwater included
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

Most Native American tribes have at least some land that was reserved by the federal government for the purpose of creating a homeland for the Tribe


Louisiana Supreme Court denies Plaintiff’s writ application in a move that will impact oil & gas legacy cases
  • Liskow & Lewis
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Recently the Louisiana Supreme Court handed down a ruling that has significant implications on the oil and gas industry in the state. The Court


Ohio Dormant Mineral Act litigationan update
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

In the wake of the Ohio Utica shale boom, the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act ("DMA"), Revised Code 5301.56, has become a hot bed of litigation. The Ohio