6th Circuit: Fracking Company Improperly Pooled Land After Lease Had Terminated

(April 26, 2016, 2:36 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — A panel of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 14 affirmed a lower court’s ruling and concluded that a landowner’s lease with a hydraulic fracturing company had terminated and the company had improperly pooled her land with other fracking wells in operation (Nikki Filicky v. American Energy - Utica LLC, No. 15-4061, 6th Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #94-160510-006Z.)

Lease Dispute

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