An extremely hot issue at the present time involves post-production costs or “deductions” that landowners are seeing subtracted from their gas royalty checks. Typically, boilerplate Oil and Gas Leases offered to landowners clearly permit the gas company to deduct post-production costs for the cost of producing, gathering, storing, separating, treating, dehydrating, processing, transporting and marketing the oil and gas.
In the 2010 Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s…Continue
Added by Douglas A. Clark, Esq. on February 12, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
I have received several calls from western PA landowners and they have provided me the Pipeline Right-of-Way OPTION Agreements presented to them by SWEPI over the last couple months. I really want to urge landowners to carefully and thoroughly review these Option ROW Agreements before you sign anything.
I have worked extensively on Pipeline ROW agreements across PA and find this proposed…
Many landowners across Pennsylvania are receiving solicitations by companies, partnerships, and even hedge funds seeking to purchase their Marcellus Shale natural gas rights. It is critical to understand whether these solicitations are for a permanent purchase of your Marcellus Shale gas rights, or whether you have received an offer to lease your Marcellus Shale gas rights.
Many individuals may be confused when they receive these…Continue
Added by Douglas A. Clark, Esq. on October 4, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments