Kan. Gas Wells Shut Down Over Condemnation Suit

Law360, New York (January 6, 2011, 7:42 PM EST) -- A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction ordering the shutdown of several south-central Kansas gas wells while litigation to seize the property on which they operate proceeds.

Judge Wesley Brown of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas announced the injunction in a Wednesday order, giving L.D. Drilling, Val Energy and Nash Oil & Gas until Feb. 1 to cease production within a 9,100-acre area that Omaha-based Northern Natural Gas Co. is attempting to acquire to comply with an order by the Federal...
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