It's been a couple of years or so since I last had to look into the issue. However, the last I knew, it is still my understanding that it depends on the specific classification of the line.
Interstate FERC transmission lines…"
"I don't think any compulsory pooling order would be required. In most jurisdictions, the law is well settled concerning the issue. Having 15 out of 17 co-owners leased basically eliminates the need for a compulsory pooling order involving…"
"I'm don't know about WV and don't want to guess. In PA the 15 owners who executed the lease are bound by it's terms and held to them, including the exercise of the extension, as it pertains to their specific leased interests.…"
"The royalty will be whatever your lease requires by virtue of its express terms. Standard "boiler plate" leases are weighted heavily in favor of the producer when it comes to the language governing royalty payments due landowners unless…"
"I may have been out of touch for a while, but when did Marcellus wells become subject to the PA Oil and Gas Conservation Act that allows forced pooling ? Last I knew, there was no forced pooling of Marcellus wells because the wellbore does not…"
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