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Western Legal Group Wins Property Rights Ruling in Pennsylvania Court
Posted on 11 Sep 2012 by William Perry Pendley

DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania, after winning at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia in September 2011, which upheld a December 2009 ruling by a Pennsylvania federal district court regarding the property rights of... Read More

Pennsylvania Energy Operators Argue Energy Exploration Merits Permanent Relief
Posted on 8 Mar 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania, after a victory before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia in September 2011, on March 5 urged a Pennsylvania federal district court to issue a final ruling... Read More

Babst Calland: 3rd Circuit Rules In Favor Of Shell Because Of Lease Unitization Clause
Posted on 26 Nov 2013 by Babst Calland

By Alana E. Fortna | On November 18, 2013, the Third Circuit affirmed a summary judgment ruling out of the Middle District of Pennsylvania in favor of Shell Western Exploration and Production, LP (Shell) in a case captioned as George W. Linder, et... Read More

Energy Operators Contend Environmental Groups are Wrong in Pennsylvania Energy Case
Posted on 4 May 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania, after a victory before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia in September 2011, which affirmed the December 2009 ruling of a Pennsylvania federal district... Read More

3rd Circuit Upholds Ruling on Drilling in the Allegheny National Forest (Free Download)
Posted on 23 Sep 2011 by Lisa McManus

In a ruling issued earlier this week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court's decision to issue an injunction barring the United States Forest Service from applying the environmental impact study requirements of the National Environmental... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: District Court Grants Summary Judgment to Mineral Owners Against the U.S. Forest Service
Posted on 28 Sep 2012 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

In Minard Run Oil Co. v. United States Forest Serv . , C.A. No. 09-125 Erie (W.D. Pa. September 6, 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], Judge Sean J. McLaughlin of the Western District of Pennsylvania granted summary judgment... Read More

Energy Exploration in Pennsylvania Emerges Victorious
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by William Perry Pendley

William Perry Pendley September 20, 2011 - DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania celebrated today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia that affirmed a ruling by a Pennsylvania federal district court... Read More

Western Legal Group Argues Energy Case in Pennsylvania Court
Posted on 9 Jul 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania, after a victory before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia in September 2011( Minard Run Oil Company v. United States Forest Service , No. 10-1265, 3rd... Read More