A Judiciary interim committee of the West Virginia Legislature heard a presentation yesterday on the complex issue of lease pooling. The "impartial" presentation was provided by a lobbyist for the W.Va. Surface Owners Rights Organization (SORO). Click to read story in today's Dominion Post.
There is renewed interest by many in the state's natural gas industry to try to work toward passage of a lease integration bill during the 2014 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature. That 60-day session starts Jan. 8, 2014.