Oil and Gas Drilling and Production: A Summary of Pennsylvania Law
This document, prepared by Joel R. Burcat, partner and chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Practice Group, examines Pennsylvania statutes impacting both lessors and lessees of oil and gas in Pennsylvania, such as state regulatory issues, permitting, enforcement and interactions with owners of coal and adjoining oil and gas wells. It also contains a summary of case law dealing with environmental, property and land use cases.
This chapter has been reprinted with permission of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute from materials originally appearing in Gas Leasing: the Marcellus Shale "Gold Rush" and its Impact on Pennsylvania, Pa. Bar Inst. Pub. No. 2008-5526.
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