Many people are surprised to learn that Pennsylvania has had a form of statutory forced pooling since the enactment of its Oil and Gas Conservation Law in 1961. The scope and enforceability of that forced pooling statute is the proper subject of … Read More
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Did You Know?
Marcellus Shale, also referred to as “Marcellus Formation,” is a low density, organic-rich shale in the subsurface of the earth beneath the states of Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New York – as well as in small portions of Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia.