Mineral Rights Owners Sue Energy Companies For Fracking Royalties
Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 4:32 PM EDT) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — A company that purchases royalties and mineral rights for oil and gas exploration through hydraulic fracturing on Sept. 12, 2014, filed an amended class action complaint against a group of energy companies for allegedly underpaying royalties to the owners of mineral rights who leased property to be used for oil and gas production (Chieftain Royalty Company v. SM Energy Company, et al., No. 11-177, W.D. Okla.).
(Complaint available. Document #94-141014-004C.)
Chieftain Royalty Co., individually and on behalf of other mineral rights...