Rex Energy Unit Can't Dodge Pa. Landowners' Payment Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (May 6, 2013, 3:49 PM EDT) -- Landowners who allege they never received promised payments from a Rex Energy Corp. subsidiary for drilling rights beneath their properties can proceed with their putative class action after the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled Friday that the company had valid contracts with the plaintiffs.

The three-judge Superior Court panel overturned a Clearfield County judge’s decision finding that R.E. Gas Development LLC would have been bound to make $2,500-per-acre disbursements laid out in oil and gas leases reached with landowners in 2008 only if the company later executed...
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