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Ohio Supreme Court Denies Compensation to Landman

Posted in Energy
Yesterday, September 25, 2018, the Supreme Court of Ohio issued the decision of Dundics v. Eric Petroleum Corporation, 2018-Ohio-3826, which could have broad implications for third-party landmen, land companies and oil and gas producers in Ohio.  In that decision, the Court held that the Ohio Real Estate Brokers’ statute, R.C. Chapter 4735, applies to transactions… Continue Reading

West Virginia Co-Tenancy Bill Signed into Law

Posted in Energy
On Friday, March 9, 2018, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed into law a state statute permitting the leasing of oil and gas interests owned by seven or more “royalty owners,” if at least 75% of the owners agree to the lease.  The law, which takes effect on July 1, 2018, eliminates the need to… Continue Reading