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Court Recommends Certifying Class Action for Virginia Coal Gas Rights Owners

On June 5, 2013, U.S. Magistrate Judge Pamela Meade Sargent recommended that the U.S. District Court grant class-action status to lawsuits filed on behalf of thousands of landowners in southwest Virginia against EQT Production Company and CNX Gas Company, both … Continue reading

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Why Virginia Property Owners Are Entitled To Payments for Coal Gas Produced on their Properties

The property owners represented by the Virginia Gas Owners Litigation Group maintain that under the controlling statutory and common law in Virginia they, not the coal producers, own the coalbed methane gas that is produced from the lands in which … Continue reading

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