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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Pennsylvania Judge Orders Marcellus Development Settlement Unsealed
Posted on 21 Mar 2013 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Brian Pulito and Jamie Little On March 20, 2013, in a 32-page opinion, President Judge Debbie O'Dell-Seneca of the Court of Common Pleas for Washington County, Pennsylvania ordered that a sealed, court-approved settlement between Plaintiffs... Read More

DLA Piper Energy Alert: Thinking Strategically on Pipe Build-out for the Shale Boom
Posted on 21 Mar 2013 by DLA Piper

By Lee A. Alexander, Stefan M. Krantz and Zachary S. Launer Recent developments in horizontal drilling techniques have propelled natural gas production from shale formations to the forefront of domestic oil and gas production today. This rapid expansion... Read More

Will Lawsuits Related to Shale Gas Drilling be the 'Next Big Thing?'
Posted on 14 Sep 2011 by Gregg Lawson

PHILADELPHIA - Shale drilling for natural gas is big business in several states, but will it be "the next big thing" for litigators? It may be too early to tell, but the plaintiff and defense bars are gearing up. About 110 attorneys, insurance... Read More