The law firm of Dagger, Johnston, Miller, Ogilvie & Hampson, LLP, in Lancaster is holding an informational meeting for landowners about the benefits and burdens of oil and gas leases, as well as for those landowners who have issues or potential issues with existing leases.
The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 at the Fairfield County Agricultural Service Center, 831 College Avenue, in Lancaster (located just north of Ohio University-Lancaster), in the meeting room. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7:30 p.m.
Tom Stewart, executive director of the Ohio Oil & Gas Association, will provide a presentation on oil and gas development in Ohio at 7:30 p.m. Chris Penrose, an educator concerning agriculture and natural resources with the Ohio State Extension Service in Morgan County, will make a presentation at approximately 8:15 p.m. which will review the pros and cons of leasing land for oil and gas, the process of drilling, and the impact on landowners. Time permitting, the Dagger Law Firm will review lease provisions important to landowners and discuss the purpose of a Landowners Group.
Attached is more information.