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Hupp v. Beck Energy Corp. Decision Overturned by 7th District Court of Appeals

In a long-awaited opinion, the 7th District Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas July 12, 2014, decision in Hupp v. Beck Energy Corp., Monroe C.P. No. 2011-345. The Monroe County Common Pleas Court was the first of several to grant summary judgment to holders of mineral rights […]

Part 2: What is this Thing Called Lease?

Part 2 of “What is this Thing Called Lease?” is the second installment of a series of articles that examines the essential nature of the oil and gas lease and the estate that it conveys. Having discussed in Part 1 whether oil and gas may be owned and transferred in situ, Part 2 of the series addresses a […]