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Oil and Gas Rights in Ohio

An energy boom is boosting the economy - are you fully equipped to navigate oil and gas law in Ohio? The development of the Utica Shale and other formations has provided landowners new opportunities as well as new risks. These reference materials will keep you up-to-date on current issues and trends in oil and gas law so you can give your clients the advice needed to make sure opportunities do not turn into problems. Purchase these reference materials and get valuable information regarding practical problems and pitfalls to avoid during the exploration and production phases of an oil and gas prospect. These reference materials will address the types of leases, strategies for handling complex issues and how to prevent litigation. Benefits for You •Uncover the myriad of issues relative to mineral rights. •Learn the statutory regulations involved with oil and gas drilling. •Understand potential title issues for mineral owners. •Recognize the various litigation issues you may be faced with – and how to respond to them.
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Overview of Oil and Gas Mineral Law in Ohio
— Scott M. Zurakowski
  • Statutory Regulations of Oil and Gas Drilling (ODNR)
  • Is an Oil and Gas Lease Real or Personal Property?
  • Types of Oil and Gas Interests
  • Protection of Oil and Gas Rights
Shale Development in Ohio
— Daniel H. Plumly
Shale Development in Ohio
  • Geology
  • Leasing
  • Drilling
  • Results
Lease Provisions-Producer-Landowner Differences
  • Granting Clause
  • Habendum/Term
  • Financial Terms
  • Landowners/Property Protection
  • Reserved Rights
  • Title
  • Pugh Clause
Ohio Marketable Title Act
Leasing and Title Considerations for DMA and MTA
Rights
Disputes Over Oil and Gas Ownership
— Gregory D. Brunton
  • Disputed Mineral Rights Litigation Under the DMA and MTA
  • Held by Production
  • Marketable Title Act
Mineral Leasing
— Dale H. Markowitz
  • Statutory Regulations of Oil and Gas Drilling (ODNR)
  • Recent Ohio Legislation
  • Changes in the Oil and Gas Market
  • Environmental Aspects of Oil and Gas Development
Litigation
— John K. Keller
  • Lease Extensions
  • Land Agent Issues
  • Fraud
  • Unconscionability
  • Home Rule Litigation
  • Conflicts With Coal
  • Title Issues
  • Arbitration Clauses
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Gregory D. Brunton

Reminger Co. LPA

  • Shareholder with Reminger Co. LPA
  • Practice focuses on defending professional negligence claims, business and commercial litigation, and matters involving land use and eminent domain
  • Served as lead counsel on several major pipeline projects
  • Voted an Ohio Super Lawyer, 2012 and 2013
  • Named a Who's Who in Energy by Columbus Business First
  • Pre-eminently rated with Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law; B.A. degree, University of Akron
  • Can be contacted at 614-232-2632 or gbrunton@reminger.com
John K. Keller

John K. Keller

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

  • Provides general business representation, primarily to companies engaged in oil and gas development; has significant litigation experience in all aspects of the oil and gas industry and has represented oil and gas operators in acquisitions, operational issues, banking and business planning
  • Acted as lead trial counsel in gas contract arbitration against a Fortune 100 company resulting in an award of more than $100 million
  • Defended and negotiated favorable settlements in two Ohio gas royalty class action cases
  • Has counseled lenders and borrowers in hundreds of millions of dollars in loans secured by Appalachian Basin petroleum reserves
  • Served as a member of the Executive Committee, as chair of the Oil & Gas Committee, as chair of the Annual Institute of the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation, and is a former chair of the Natural Resource Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association
  • Chambers and Partners, Leading Lawyer in Natural Resources and Environment, 2012 to 2014
  • "Who's Who in Energy," American City Business Journals, 2013
  • Columbus CEO, Top Lawyers in Columbus, 2010 to 2014
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Energy and Natural Resources, 2012 to 2014
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2004, and 2009 to 2011
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Oil and Gas Law, 2008 to 2015
  • Top Rated Lawyer for Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, 2013
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Dale H. Markowitz

Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan

  • Principal in the law firm of Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan
  • Practices in real estate, zoning, litigation, corporate and banking law, municipal law, and oil and gas law
  • Frequent speaker on issues pertaining to oil and gas law
  • Ohio Super Lawyer for 10 consecutive years
  • Pre-eminently rated with Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, Cleveland Marshall College of Law; B.S. degree, Ohio State University
  • Can be contacted at 440-285-2242 or dmarkowitz@tddlaw.com
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Daniel H. Plumly

Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd.

  • Attorney in the law firm of Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd.
  • Practices in corporate and business law, banking and litigation focusing on commercial and oil and gas
  • Member of numerous professional and civic organizations
  • J.D. degree, Order of the Coif, Case Western Reserve University; B.A. degree, summa cum laude, Muskingum College
  • Can be contacted at 330-264-4444 or plumly@ccj.com
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Scott M. Zurakowski

Krugliak Wilkins Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.

  • Partner with Krugliak Wilkins Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
  • Practicing oil and gas law for 15 years representing producers, drillers and transporters involved in the oil and gas industry
  • Pre-eminently rated with Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • J.D. degree, Ohio Northern University Petit College of Law; B.A. degree, University of Mount Union
  • Can be contacted at 330-497-0700 or szurakowski@kwgd.com
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Product ID: 392481
Published 2014
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