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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

Plaintiff, Defense Bars Gear Up For Litigation Over Shale Gas Drilling
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

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

Lawsuit Filed In Pennsylvania Over Hydraulic Fracturing
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LENOX TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Parker Waichman Alonso LLP has announced the filing of a lawsuit against Southwest Energy Production Company and its parent, Southwestern Energy Company, both of Houston, on behalf of 13 families in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania... Read More