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Texas Governor Signs Law Preempting Local Fracking Regulations
Posted on 19 May 2015 by James Cordrey

AUSTIN, Texas — (Mealey’s) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on May 18 signed a bill that preempts regulation of hydraulic fracturing at the city level, overriding the fracking ban that was passed last year in a referendum that was approved in the City... Read More

Babst Calland: Gateway Royalty to Pay Utica Shale Landowners for Rights to Future Royalties
Posted on 31 Mar 2014 by Babst Calland

By Jason M. Zoeller Gateway Royalty, LLC , a royalty acquisition company based in Carrollton, Ohio, has raised $58.5 million to pay Utica shale play landowners for rights to their future royalty payments. Gateway’s goal is to invest in a broad... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright Fracking Blog: House Democrats Request Hearing On Induced Seismicity
Posted on 15 Jan 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Barclay Nicholson Reps. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, issued a letter to their Republican counterparts... Read More