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Steptoe & Johnson Update: Mineral Interests vs. Wind Farm Conflict

By Kurt L. Krieger and Randall C. Light This is an update from an alert on October 25, 2011 . On December 20, 2011, U.S. District Judge Gregory Frizzell of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma found that there was no need to assert the dominance of one energy developer...

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Legislative Changes to Ohio’s Dormant Mineral Act and Lease Forfeiture Statute

By Timothy M. McKeen and Jason Lucas | Ohio House Bill 72 (“ HB 72 ”), effective January 29, 2014, outlines important changes to filing for lease forfeiture or mineral abandonment under Ohio's Dormant Mineral Act by making an individual who seeks to forfeit a lease or abandon minerals...