Seneca Claimed Gas Rights Too Late, Pa. Appeals Court Says

Law360, Philadelphia (May 2, 2013, 3:09 PM EDT) -- National Fuel Gas Co. subsidiary Seneca Resources Corp. lost its bid for the rights to oil and gas under a 71-acre tract of land in northwest Pennsylvania on Wednesday after a state appellate court ruled that the drilling company had intervened in the case too late.

A three-judge Superior Court panel affirmed a lower court’s decision finding that Seneca’s motion to strike default judgment in a quiet title case granting oil and gas rights to the property’s surface owners, Jude and Theresa Vavala, was improperly filed...
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