Oklahoma Panel: Order Pooling Leases For Fracking Companies Valid
(November 24, 2015, 12:20 PM EST) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma appellate panel on Nov. 4 affirmed an order that pooled oil and gas lease resources, finding that the opposition mounted by two hydraulic fracturing companies was contrary to state law (B&W Operating LLC, et al. v. The Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma, et al., No. 112502, Okla. App., Div. 2; 2015 Okla. Civ. App. LEXIS 87).
(Opinion available. Document #94-151215-003Z.)
In 2013, Devon Energy Production Co. LP, a hydraulic fracturing company, filed an application with the Oklahoma...