Energy Law

Dormant Oil and Gas Rights and the Action to Quiet Title

, The Legal Intelligencer


The economic viability of extracting oil and natural gas from unconventional shale formations has resulted in a significant direct financial benefit to thousands of landowners in Pennsylvania. It has focused attention on the importance ; and in some cases the difficulty - of identifying the parties who possess the ability to lease the rights to develop these resources when ownership of the oil or gas interests is not easily determined.

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