Issue: Abandoned wells

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Document WVSORO February 10, 2017
Surface Owners’ News – Winter 2017
As we have in years past, our WV Surface Owners’ Rights Organization (WV SORO) will again be pushing for legislation to have the property rights of surface owners recognized and respected, to increase their chances of owning some of the minerals under them, and to deal with orphaned wells and other environmental problems.More
Issues: Abandoned wellsDrillilng wasteLand re-unionLegislationNuisance suitsPollution
Blog Julie Archer February 8, 2017
WV-SORO 2017 Legislative Priorities
WV-SORO will again be pushing for legislation to have the property rights of surface owners recognized and respected, to increase their chances of owning some of the minerals under them, and to deal with orphaned wells and other environmental problems. We will also be actively opposing legislation the industry introduces (out of its sense of entitlement) that will harm the interests of surface owners.More
Issues: Abandoned wellsFence-line monitoringLand re-unionOrphaned wellsPollution
Newsletter Julie Archer February 8, 2017
Surface Owners’ News – Winter 2017
We know it's been a while since you've heard from us. As the 2017 legislative session gets underway, we wanted to let you know what we've been up to and what we'll be focusing on for the next 60 days.More
Issues: Abandoned wellsDrillilng wasteLand re-unionLegislationNuisance suitsPollution
Abandoned Well Advice WVSORO May 8, 2013
Is there an exhausted, unplugged well on your surface or holding the lease on your mineral tract? What can you do about it?
Are you a mineral owner with a gas well on your mineral tract or a surface-only owner with a non-producing well on your land?More
Issues: Abandoned wellsLeasing
Blog WVSORO October 22, 2012
Unplugged/abandoned/orphaned wells document industry irresponsibility
Performance Evaluation & Research Division of West Virginia Legislative Auditor condemn DEP for lack of enforcement of well plugging requirements. NPR series on unplugged wells Is there an exhausted, unplugged well on your surface or holding the lease on your mineral tract? What can you do about it?More
Issues: Abandoned wells
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