Fracking Company, Leaseholder Debate Terms Of Agreement Before 6th Circuit

Mealey's (April 11, 2016, 10:12 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — An Ohio resident and a hydraulic fracturing company engaged in a lease dispute made their arguments before the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 16, debating whether the specific terms in the lease prevented the landowner from being released from the contract (Nikki Filicky v. American Energy - Utica LLC, No. 15-4061, 6th Cir.).

Lease Dispute

Nikki Filicky sued American Energy - Utica LLC in the Belmont County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas on Dec. 9, 2014. She contends that the oil...
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