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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

ODNR Temporary Orders for Oilfield Waste Remain in Effect

Posted in Environment

On February 15, 2018, the Supreme Court of Ohio denied an appeal of a mandamus action seeking to force ODNR to rescind temporary orders that ODNR had issued to a number of facilities across the state for the storage, recycling, treatment, processing, or disposal of brine and other oilfield waste.  R.C. 1509.22(B)(2)(a) requires that “on… Continue Reading