Issue: Leasing

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Newsletter WVSORO March 31, 2011
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Spring 2011
House Committee Holds Hearing on Marcellus Shale Drilling | Legislature Fails to Address Drilling Concerns | Water Testing Before Drilling Starts: Why and HowMore
Issues: LeasingMarcellus shaleWater
Blog WVSORO December 12, 2010
Information on the Marcellus Shale
Numerous links to resources for information on the Marcellus ShaleMore
Issues: LeasingMarcellus shaleOil and Gas
Misc Gallery WVSORO November 1, 2010
WV SORO local meetings
Photos from a few local surface owner meetings held in 2008 through 2010More
Issues: Land useLeasingOil and Gas
Blog WVSORO June 30, 2010
Q&A” section on the subject of seismic activity from the West Virginia Surface Owner’s Guide to Oil and Gas
Q.  I have seen trucks “thumping” the ground in my area/on my land, or Someone is shooting off explosive charges in the ground around here, or I have been informed that a seismic survey will be conducted on my land. What is a seismic survey and what can I do about it? A.        A seismic […]More
Issues: LeasingOil and Gas
Document WVSORO June 30, 2010
Legal Authority for the Position That The Surface of One Tract Cannot Be Used For Drilling To, or Exploring Under, Neighboring Tracts Without the Surface Owner’s Consent.
"The usual express easements and implied surface easements of a mineral owner or lessee are limited to such surface use as is reasonably necessary for exploration, development and production on the premises described in the deed or lease. More
Issues: LeasingOil and Gas
Document WVSORO June 23, 2010
Oil and gas lease can be set aside according to a Pennsylvania federal trial court judge’s decision
Oil and gas lease can be set aside if the landman said $25 is as high as the company will go and that they will lease neighbors' property and drain the gas out, if those statements were false, according to a Pennsylvania federal trial court judge's decision.More
Issues: Leasing
Press Release WVSORO January 25, 2010
Landman Report Card Website Launched
A Resource to Support Citizens Negotiating with Big EnergyMore
Issues: LeasingMinerals-Royalties
Press Release WVSORO August 13, 2009
Filing deadline for claims in Dominion royalty case extended
Mineral owners have more time to request payment from settlementMore
Issues: LeasingOil and Gas
Newsletter WVSORO February 10, 2009
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Winter 2009
Legislative Study Committee Hears from Landowners, Industry | Tawney Gas Royalties Case Settled, New Leases Allow Companies to Deduct ExpensesMore
Issues: LeasingLegislationOil and Gas
Newsletter WVSORO October 28, 2008
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – September/October 2008
WV SORO Appeals Ruling on Spacing for Gas Wells Spacing Needed to Protect Landowners | WV SORO Presents Your Concerns to Legislators | Building Momentum Toward a Bill of RightsMore
Issues: LeasingLegislationOil and Gas
Blog WVSORO October 25, 2008
Explanation of the Importance Of the “West Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Field Manual” To Surface Owners.
Technically the Manual presents “best management practices”. But according to the Manual, “These [best management] practices are required” by the State. More
Issues: LeasingMinerals-RoyaltiesOil and Gas
News WVSORO June 20, 2008
Chesapeake Energy says shale leasehold costs are rising sharply
Leasing costs in three of the US' largest natural gas shale plays have risen sharply over the last several months as more companies seek to lock up acreage, independent Chesapeake Energy said Friday.More
Issues: Leasing
News WVSORO June 1, 2008
Companies bidding for gas rights made $3.9B. Heavy hitters pin hopes on massive ‘Marcellus’
More than $100 million -- and counting -- is changing hands for drilling rights to the Marcellus Shale under the Southern Tier. Landowners on the receiving end might see it as a lifetime windfall, but it's another day at work for the multibillion-dollar energy companies looking for access to a massive natural gas reserve.More
Issues: LeasingOil and Gas
News WVSORO May 30, 2008
DEP Orders Partial Shutdown of Two Natural Gas Drilling Operations in Lycoming County
The Department of Environmental Protection today ordered two natural gas drilling companies to suspend a portion of their operations at separate sites in Lycoming County for violating Pennsylvania’s Clean Streams Law.More
Issues: Leasing
Leasing / Amendment Advice WVSORO May 23, 2008
Minerals/Royalty Owner Info
Someone came and wants me to sign a lease to the oil and gas and other minerals under my land. What should I do?

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