Apr 1, 2018

Ohio Federal Court Rules in Landowner Royalty Case


An Ohio federal district court recently issued a decision in Lutz v. Chesapeake Appalachia, L.L.C., 4:09-cv2256), holding that, under Ohio law, producers may deduct post-production costs from landowner royalties where the lease contains language stating that the royalty to be paid to the landowner is the "market value at the well."

Ohio Gas & Oil
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