Pennsylvania Court: Hearing Needed To Determine Drilling Methods Allowed By Deed
Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 4:30 PM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on Oct. 6, 2014, ruled that a hearing is needed to determine what types of oil and gas extraction methods are permitted pursuant to the original deed that a hydraulic fracturing company contends allows it to engage in horizontal drilling on state game lands (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, et al. v. Seneca Resources Corporation, No. 89MD2013, Pa. Cmmwlth.).
(Opinion available. Document #94-141014-030Z.)
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Game Commission filed a lawsuit against Seneca Resources Corp....