Judge: Landowners Did Not Show Fraudulent Inducement In Fracking Contract
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 4:38 PM EDT) -- PITTSBURGH — A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Jan. 26 dismissed a breach of contract action brought against a hydraulic fracturing company by a group of landowners, ruling that the landowners could not show that the company engaged in fraudulent inducement (Darlene R. McWreath, et al. v. Range Resources Appalachia LLC, No. 13-560, W.D. Pa.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8563).
(Opinion available. Document #94-150210-011Z.)
Oil, Gas Rights
Darlene McWreath, Robert McBride, Karen Lundin and Deborah McWreath collectively owned a percentage of subsurface oil and gas rights...