Judge: Fracking Company Must Produce Unredacted Documents In Lease Dispute Case

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 3:56 PM EDT) -- WHEELING, W.Va. — A federal judge in West Virginia on Oct. 15, 2014, ordered a hydraulic fracturing company to produce unredacted electronic copies of all documents for an in camera review pursuant to a landowner’s complaint that the fracking company used “trickery” in its attempt to extend an expired oil and gas exploration lease (Frances Braden v. Chesapeake Appalachia LLC, No. 13-107, N.D. W.Va.).

(Order available. Document #94-141111-004R.)


Frances Braden filed a lawsuit in the Ohio County, W.Va., Circuit Court in 2013 against Chesapeake Appalachia...
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