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Sixth Circuit Rules that Kentucky Permits Deduction of Post-Production Costs from Oil and Gas Royalties

In a consolidated review of two class actions filed in the Eastern District of Kentucky, the Sixth Circuit affirmed the district court’s determination that Kentucky law follows the “at-the-well” rule, which allows lessees to deduct post-production costs for oil and gas development from the payment of royalties to lessors. In Poplar Creek Development Co. v. … Continue Reading