Bridgeport, WV (PRWEB) December 15, 2011
In the wake of a new law regulating oil and gas production in the Marcellus shale, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC announces a special Keynote Webcast on the law and its affect on oil and gas developers. This free interactive webcast will be held on Monday, December 19, from noon until 1:00 p.m.
- Increased permit fees
- Well location restrictions
- Surface owner notice and compensation provisions
- Water use and wastewater handling
- Road use agreements and
- Enforcement authority of the Department of Environmental Protection
The West Virginia Legislature passed The Horizontal Well Act on December 14 after four days of debate during a special legislative session in Charleston. The Act is the first law passed in West Virginia governing production in the Marcellus shale.
Visit http://www.steptoe-johnson.com/energywebinar1.aspx to register for the webcast.
About Steptoe & Johnson
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a regional, business-focused firm with particular strengths in energy, labor, employment, and litigation. It comprises over 230 lawyers resident in eleven locations throughout West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Texas. Visit http://www.steptoe-johnson.com.
For more information, contact Betsy Spellman, Chief Marketing Officer, at (304) 933-8000 or by email: betsy(dot)spellman(at)steptoe-johnson(dot)com.