FourPoint Gas Royalty Nonpayment and Late Payment Oklahoma Class Action

This class action concerns the nonpayment and late payment of oil and gas royalties. The complaint alleges that FourPoint Energy, LLC uses improper accounting methods, including taking improper deductions, that it does not account for or pay all royalties from wells, and that it does not pay the required interest when it makes late payments.   Read more

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Camino Natural Resources Late, Underpaid Royalties Class Action

This class action concerns royalties on the wells of Camino Natural Resources, LLC. The complaint alleges “knowing and willful underpayment or non-payment of royalties and oil-and-gas proceeds from wells through improper accounting methods…”  Read more

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XTO Energy Deductions from Gas Lease Payments Class Action

Ordinary landowners sometimes lease their land to companies that extract oil, gas, or minerals from it. Unfortunately, these lessors do not have much insight into the records or billing processes of the extraction companies involved. The complaint for this class action alleges that XTO Energy, Inc. makes improper deductions from the natural gas royalties it  Read more

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OXY USA Unfair Calculation of Oklahoma Gas Royalties Class Action

It’s often difficult for those who lease rights to gas and oil companies to know what’s being taken out of their land, what is done to it, and how much they should be paid for the final product. The complaint for this class action claims that OXY USA, Inc. is underpaying royalties to the plaintiff.  Read more

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DCP Midstream Interest Due on Late Oil and Gas Payments OK Class Action

When a larger party owes payments to a much smaller party—one with fewer resources and less power—it is easy for the larger party to delay or manipulate those payments. Oklahoma law has attempted to provide some protection to holders of oil and gas leases in mandating that interest be added to untimely payments. The complaint  Read more

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EQT Production, Stone Energy West Virginia Oil and Gas Royalty Payments Class Action

When you enter into a lease involving mineral rights on your land, how do you know how much money is due to you from the extracted oil and gas? Are you responsible to bear some of the costs of extraction or transportation? What evidence do you receive as to the amount of these costs? The  Read more

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Sheridan Production Gas Well Royalties Underpayment Class Action

Plaintiff Kyle Alan Taylor leases gas wells on his Oklahoma land to Sheridan Production Company. According to the complaint for this class action, Sheridan is underpaying him. Taylor questions the volume, price, deductions, and value of the gas and other products from the wells. At issue are amounts paid for helium, residue gas, natural gas  Read more

Twentieth Century Fox Movie Profit Participation Settlement

A settlement has been reached to resolve a class action alleging that Twentieth Century Fox did not properly pay profit participants for revenues received from the home use of certain motion pictures. Profit participants include producers, writers, directors, and actors in major roles. The uses included the sale of home videos (physical copies such as  Read more

CNX, Noble Energy Oil and Gas Royalty Class Action

This class action lawsuit alleges that CNX Gas Company and Noble Energy, Inc. fraudulently entered into lease agreements with the owners of oil and gas mineral rights in West Virginia which provided for flat-fee post production expense deductions from royalty payments owed.  Read more

Chesapeake Energy Gas Royalty Underpayment Class Action

This class action lawsuit alleges that Chesapeake Energy Corporation intentionally and systematically miscalculated and underpaid natural gas royalties to individual lessors within Pennsylvania.  Read more