Ohio Panel: Landowners In Fracking Dispute Not Entitled To Partially Forfeit Lease
(August 5, 2016, 1:50 PM EDT) -- MARIETTA, Ohio — An Ohio appeals panel on July 15 ruled that a group of landowners were not entitled to the “partial horizontal forfeiture of oil and gas rights” they had sought as part of their lease dispute with hydraulic fracturing companies (Linda Griffith Alford, et al. v. Collins-McGregor Operating Co., et al., No. 16CA9, Ohio App., 4th Dist., Washington Co.; 2016 Ohio App. LEXIS 2887).
(Opinion available. Document #94-160809-002Z.)
Landowners Linda Griffith Alford, George Alford Jr., Bershelle Alford Giambattista, Joseph Alford, Judith Hanlon Farnsworth,...