Jason Newman

Jason Newman

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Royalties from Horizontal Well Should Be Allocated Based on Productive Portion of Well, Not Its Entire Length

On December 20, 2013, the San Antonio Court of Appeals issued a decision concerning the proper construction of a contract used to allocate royalties from a horizontal well that traverses two separate properties. The decision,...more

1/14/2014 - Contract Drafting Contract Formation Energy Horizontal Wells Mineral Leases Oil & Gas

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Shale Development

On December 19, 2013, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its decision on the constitutionality of Act 13—a comprehensive set of amendments to the Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Act. The court declared unconstitutional certain...more

1/3/2014 - Energy Fracking Marcellus Shale Oil & Gas Shale Gas

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