The Shale Play Today - May 2013


In This Issue:

- Finally -- Rules Governing W.Va. Horizontal Well Development

- N.Y. Appellate Court: Municipalities Can Ban O&G Activity

- Fracking Nearly Doubles Ohio Oil & Natural Gas Output

- Excerpt from Finally -- Rules Governing W.Va. Horizontal Well Development:

On April 12, 2013, the West Virginia Legislature passed Senate Bill 243 which contained, among other West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection ("DEP") rules, the Rules Governing Horizontal Well Development 35-8 ("Rule"). The Rule was developed to provide further direction in the implementation and administration of the Natural Gas Horizontal Well Control Act that became effective on December 14,2011 ("Act")...

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