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Updates on Supreme Court Dormant Mineral Act Cases

Posted in Energy
On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear the oral argument in Corban v. Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C., et al., a case involving the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (DMA). The Court will consider the following questions certified from the United Stated District Court for the Southern District of Ohio: Does the 2006… Continue Reading

Supreme Court of Ohio Accepts Two DMA Cases

Posted in Energy
On March 11, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio accepted review of two cases involving the 1989 version of the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (“1989 DMA”): Eisenbarth v. Reusser and Dahlgren v. Brown Farm Properties, L.L.C. Eisenbarth and Dahlgren both concern the issues of whether the 1989 DMA is self-executing, and, if the 1989 DMA… Continue Reading