Increasingly cited by courts in oil and gas producing states, Kuntz, Law of Oil and Gas provides an exhaustive survey of oil and gas conveyancing and operations, with citations to authorities that help attorneys find a quick answer or case on point. The publication has just recently been updated.
By Russell L. Schetroma
In 1882, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court announced a presumption that a
reservation of "minerals" does not include oil absent evidence within
the four corners of the deed of a contrary intent. Dunham v. Kirkpatick ,
101 Pa. 36 (1882) [ enhanced version available...