Whose Milkshake is Whose?: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Considers Whether the Rule of Capture Applies to Hydraulic Fracturing

Whose Milkshake is Whose?: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Considers Whether the Rule of Capture Applies to Hydraulic Fracturing

The Rule of Capture has been a foundational concept of oil and gas prospecting for 150 years. The Rule of Capture exists to provide an affirmative defense to drillers when they tap into oil and gas pockets that cross property lines. As fictional oilman Daniel Plainview so aptly described it…

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Tony Guerino is a veteran litigator serving the energy sector. Based in Womble Bond Dickinson’s Houston office, Guerino represents clients involved in complex disputes including representing unsecured creditors’ committees.

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Liz Klingensmith is a veteran litigator serving the energy sector. Based in Womble Bond Dickinson’s Houston office, Klingensmith represents clients involved in complex disputes including representing unsecured creditors’ committees.

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