Posts Authored by E. Nicki Hewell

Ohio Supreme Court affirms Fourth District Court of Appeals, holds that lease did not terminate after energy companies failed to pay minimum annual rental fees

Today, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a ruling that an oil and gas lease in Washington County did not terminate when the energy companies failed to pay the minimum annual rental fees set by the lease. The primary issue before the Court was whether the Bohlens (lessors) have the right to terminate an oil and gas lease when energy companies (lessees) fail to make the minimum annual rental payments provided for in the lease. Click here for a Bricker & Eckler summary of the ruling.

Ohio, Oil & Gas Litigation