Leasing activity of land for gas from Utica and Marcellus shale formations has been on the increase in Licking County and surrounding counties in recent months. As a result landowners have many questions on terms in a lease and what are reasonable expectations. With that in mind OSU Extension in Licking County has arranged for a program on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at the Newark Campus of Ohio State University and Central Ohio Technical College. The program will be held in Hopewell Hall South, Room 68.
J. Richards Emens, an attorney with Emens & Wolper Law Firm, LPA, Columbus, Ohio will resource the program. He is a specialist in dealing with leasing contracts for mineral rights. There will be some time for questions. No advance reservations are needed. Handouts will be available that will provide additional information on shale gas formations and exploration. A fee of $5 per family is asked to cover the cost of the handout materials.… Continue readingRead More »