Revamped Pa. High Court Stays The Course In Gas Lease Case

Law360, Philadelphia (March 30, 2016, 6:43 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision Tuesday that oil and gas lease agreements remain valid despite the later discovery of deed restrictions decisively establishes that a longstanding principle of property law applies to the energy sector and suggests that the newly reconstituted court is inclined to follow precedent on title issues.

All five members of the court participating in the decision ruled in favor of Anadarko E&P Co. LLP, finding that a lease granting the company access to oil and gas under a Tioga County couple's 62-acre property remained intact as drafted, even after it was discovered that the land was subject...

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