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Dominion Sues Gas Owners to Protect Storage Site

MORGANTOWN W.Va. - (AP) After negotiating for a decade, Dominion Transmission is suing nine property owners who refuse to sell oil and gas rights the company says it needs to protect natural gas stored in a large underground reservoir in West Virginia. The defendants are in five states West Virginia...

Burleson Cooke Broadens Experience In Environmental, Land Use Law

PITTSBURGH - Burleson Cooke has announced the addition of three new attorneys whose litigation and environmental experience further strengthens and diversifies the capabilities of the energy law firm's growing Pittsburgh office. Kevin Colosimo, managing partner of Burleson Cooke's Pittsburgh...

Babst Calland On Marcellus Shale - Anticipating Toxic Tort Litigation

One of our litigation attorneys, Kathy Condo, has a practice focused on handling the defense of large toxic tort litigation. Recently, she shared with our team an article from The West Virginia Record ( Jan. 20, 2011 ) in which a statewide group known as the "Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse"...

Fulbright Adds Marcellus Shale Team; Opens Western Pennsylvania Office

PITTSBURGH - A highly-regarded six-lawyer team has joined the energy and environmental practices of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. as the global firm opened an office in Western Pennsylvania, the center of activity for Marcellus Shale natural gas production. Partner Ken Komoroski, a recognized shale...

Environment Groups File Lawsuit Over Natural Gas Drilling Regulations

NEW YORK - (AP) Environmental groups filed a lawsuit Thursday in New York City to force federal officials to conduct an environmental review before issuing final regulations on natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin because of concerns over the method used to remove the gas. The lawsuit asks...

Attorney James 'Jim' Strawn Joins Burleson LLP As Of Counsel

PITTSBURGH - Burleson LLP has announced that James "Jim" Strawn, who has more than three decades of experience as an oil and gas attorney, has joined the energy law firm's Pittsburgh location as of counsel. Although based in Pennsylvania, Strawn's practice is national and is focused...