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EQT, Rice Drilling D Leases Royalty Calculation Class Action

Owners of oil and gas leases are paid royalties on sales of the products taken out of their land. In this case, the complaint alleges that EQT Corporation violated the terms of leases by calculating royalties based on sales to its affiliated companies, rather than on sales at higher prices to unaffiliated companies.  Read more

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Tug Hill Royalties on Oil and Gas Leases West Virginia Class Action

This class action aims “to recover for the underpayment of royalties and the payment for production owed” under certain oil and gas leases in West Virginia. It brings suit against TH Exploration, LLC, TH Exploration II, LLC, and Tug Hill Operating, LLC, the lessees, alleging that the companies are not providing “clear and accurate information”  Read more

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Marathon Oil Delivery of Royalties on Leases North Dakota Class Action

Cases around oil leases usually center on payment of less than the amount actually owed or a failure to pay interest on royalties paid late. This one alleges the Marathon Oil Company has not paid a required share of the oil produced to those who own the leased property as well as the taking of  Read more

Camino Natural Resources Interest on Late Payments Oklahoma Settlement

Camino Natural Resources, LLC is settling a class action for $2.1 million. The complaint is asking for damages, alleging that Camino did not pay statutory interest, as required by Oklahoma law, when its royalty payments were late.  Read more

Natural Gas Wells

Bravo Arkoma Interest on Late Oil and Gas Payments Oklahoma Class Action

Oil and gas well companies enter into leases that allow them to take oil or gas out of land owned by others. In exchange, they pay the owners a portion of the proceeds from the oil or gas taken from the well. The complaint for this class action alleges that Bravo Arkoma, LLC does not  Read more

Oklahoma Oil Well Facility

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

Natural Gas Wells

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

Oil or Gas Well

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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