Marketable Title Act or Dormant Mineral Act – Or Both?

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By: Emens Wolper Jacobs & Jasin Law Firm Co., LPA Cody Smith, Esq. The Ohio oil and gas case law continues to develop regarding the Ohio Marketable Title Act (“MTA”)…

Statutory Unitization of Oil and Gas Lease Which is Silent on Unitization is Not a Breach of Lease

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By: Cody Smith, Emens Wolper Jacobs & Jasin Law Firm Ohio oil and gas law continues to develop. In Paczewski v. Antero Resources Corp., 2019-Ohio-2641 (7th Dist.), the Court of…

Landowner Dangers with Solar Options, Solar Leases and Solar Easement

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By Dick Emens and Cody Smith We are becoming more and more concerned for landowners because of the landowner unfriendly language in Solar Options, Solar Leases and Solar Easements! While…

“Reasonable Diligence” Under 2006 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act May Not Require Internet Search

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By: Cody Smith, Emens Wolper Jacobs & Jasin Law Firm It’s likely you’ve heard of the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act. This statute provides a mechanism for surface owners to have…

Proposed Royalty Legislation

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By: Emens Wolper Jacobs & Jasin law Firm & Heidi R. Kemp & Cody Smith “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela.

Easements Rights of Way – Landowners Beware!

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By: J. Richard Emens and Cody Smith Landowners should be very careful whne asked to sign a Pipeline Easement, a Utility Right of Way, a Solar Easement or a Right…

Important Differences Between Sale of Oil and Gas Minerals and an Oil and Gas Lease

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By: J. Richard Emens and Cody Smith Many landowners have not focused on the major difference between selling their oil and gas minerals and leasing their oil and gas minerals….

Protecting Landowners in Transactions with Oil and Gas Companies

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By: Heidi R. Kemp Oil and gas interests can be a blessing for people when they turn into up front bonus payments for leasing and/or royalty payments from the production…

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