By Alana E. Fortna
In a recent opinion, the Pennsylvania Superior Court addressed whether Pennsylvania’s Landlord and Tenant Act of 1951 (the “Act”), and the applicable statute of frauds contained therein, applies to oil and gas leases...
By Briana J. Marino
As reported in The Wheeling Intelligencer , the West Virginia Legislature continues to consider H.B. 4558 and S.B. 578 , which would allow oil and gas producers to create production units through “Forced Pooling.” If...
By Nicholas J. Habursky
[On Jan. 29], Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf fulfilled a campaign promise by signing an executive order banning new oil and gas leases on public land owned by the Commonwealth. This order ended the efforts of former Governor...
By W. Brian Nickerson
As reported by the Pittsburgh Business Times on October 15, 2014, Wexford-based Marcellus driller Mountaineer Keystone LLC has finalized its acquisition of joint-venture partner PDC Mountaineer LLC for a reported sale price of...