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(US) PA Oil & Gas Lease Act: There’s more to Section 34.1 and the Rule of Apportionment

This entry was also written by Michael Joy and Robert Jochen. Article 34.1 of the Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Lease Act was enacted July 9, 2013, and has received heavy scrutiny since its enactment based on the misperception that it permits unfettered, “forced pooling” by oil and gas developers. In an article written¬†by Michael Joy, … Continue Reading

(US) Oil and Gas Development on Public Lands Clears the PA State Legislature

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the Pennsylvania State Senate passed the Commonwealth’s fiscal code by a margin of 26 to 22. Included within the fiscal code, as a companion piece to the legislation, were provisions critical to the Commonwealth’s commitment to future natural gas development on state lands. Specifically, the fiscal code included measures which: … Continue Reading
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