Attorneys DiFrancesco and Beresky to Present at Kentucky Mineral Conference

Attorneys Jenna DiFrancesco and Jennifer Beresky will present, From Fracking to FERC to Finland: A Case Study of the Rover Pipeline and an Analysis of Federal Regulations and Market Factors Impacting Interstate Transportation and Export of Liquefied Natural Gas, at the Kentucky Mineral Conference in Lexington, October 18th – 19th. The session explores the federal regulations affecting the transport of natural gas from the well site, across state lines, to liquefied natural…

Sean Triskett spoke at a National Business Institute seminar on oil and gas title law on Dec. 8

Associate Sean Triskett participated on a National Business Institute panel on Dec. 8, 2016 at the Doubletree Hotel Akron/Fairlawn in Akron, Ohio. Titled Oil and Gas Title Law A-Z, the seminar served as a practical oil and gas title guide designed for both attorneys and landmen. Mr. Triskett discussed the negotiation, structure, and preparation of detailed oil and gas title opinions, as well as oil and gas title defects and how to cure…

Pa. federal court grants partial summary judgment to an energy client in a contractual indemnification dispute

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania granted a partial summary judgment to an energy client in a contractual indemnification dispute. Represented by Chair and Member of the Energy Group Matthew G. Brouse and Associate Jennifer L. Beresky, the Burns White client was a co-defendant in a personal injury lawsuit where the plaintiff sustained injuries while performing work for one company on a well site that was…

Superior Court of Pa. affirms appeal denial in a lease dispute against a Burns White client

Recently, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed an appeal denial in a lease dispute against a large natural gas producing client represented by Member and Co-Chair of the Energy Group Jeffrey D. Roberts and Energy Associate Marissa A. Cocciolone. The plaintiffs, a husband and wife who own the surface rights of more than 300 acres of land in Tioga County, Pa., filed a complaint against our client and later the…

Energy litigators secure a summary judgment for a natural gas producing client in a lease royalty dispute

Energy Group Co-Chair and Member Jeffrey D. Roberts and Associate Cressinda D. Schlag received a summary judgment for a large natural gas producing client in a lease dispute involving the distribution of royalties in Greene County, Pa. The land involved in the dispute was initially part of a lease that was entered into by a husband and wife in 1928. Their estate was eventually subdivided between three parties with the…