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Ohio Supreme Court Denies Residents’ Writ; Fracking Ballot Initiatives Fail
Posted on 17 Sep 2015 by James Cordrey

COLUMBUS, Ohio — (Mealey’s) A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Sept. 16 denied a writ of mandamus sought by residents who wanted to compel the Ohio secretary of State to reverse his decision and place on the November ballots for three counties... Read More

Natural Gas Well Owner Pays $5 Million To Settle Pennsylvania Suit Filed By Family Of Well Worker Killed In Explosion
Posted on 12 Jun 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Chevron Appalachia, LLC owned and operated natural gas wells near Dunkard, Pennsylvania, including the Lanco #7H well site. On Feb. 11, 2014, Ian R. McKee was hired by Cameron International Corp., a company that was in turn hired by Chevron to perform... Read More

Cadwalader Clients & Friends Memo: FERC Versus State Authorities: Supreme Court Agrees to Review ONEOK v. Learjet
Posted on 8 Jul 2014 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

On July 1, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition to hear an appeal by several companies contending that antitrust claims filed against them under state law over alleged manipulation of gas prices during the western energy crisis from 2000 to... Read More

William A. Ruskin: A Deal Is A Deal: Ecogen Wind Prevails In Windfarming Dispute
Posted on 10 Jan 2014 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin | The New York Law Journal reported on January 2, 2014 that the Town of Prattsburgh, which, during the relevant time, had virtually no laws, codes or requirements on the books governing the installation of wind turbine facilities... Read More