Press Release – Andrew Emerson Glaze Receives Board Certification in Oil, Gas & Mineral Law

AUSTIN (January 30, 2013) ­­− Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) announced Andrew Emerson Glaze received Board Certification in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law. Mr. Glaze currently practices in Dallas where he is part of Hameline & Eccleston, LLP. Board Certification is a voluntary designation program certifying Texas attorneys in 21 specific areas of law. [...]

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Alert – California’s Monterey Shale Poised to be Next Big Oil Boom

January 14, 2013 – The Monterey Shale in California, thought to hold more oil than the North Dakota Bakken and the Texas Eagle Ford, could be the next big oil play in the United States.  Reports estimate that the Monterey holds nearly half the amount of conventional oil in all of Saudi Arabia, with over [...]

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Press Release – H&E Attorneys Asked to Present at Washburn University School of Law

January 11, 2013 - Skye Johnson, a two-year Hameline & Eccleston attorney, and Katelyn Ross, who recently joined the firm, recently participated as panelists at Washburn University’s Introduction to Oil & Gas Law and Oil & Gas Title Examination Program.  Johnson and Ross spoke on issues regarding oil and gas leases and also answered general questions [...]

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Press Release – H&E Attorneys to Present at Review of Oil and Gas Law XXVII

August 15, 2012 – Three Hameline & Eccleston attorneys, including partner Zach Eccleston, will present their multi-jurisdictional paper Sizing Up Shale States: A Comparison of Mineral Law in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and North Dakota at the Dallas Bar Association’s Review of Oil and Gas Law XXVII on Friday, August 17.  The program, designed to provide a [...]

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Alert – Marathon Oil to Buy Paloma for $750M in Eagle Ford Expansion

May 9, 2012 Texas-based Marathon Oil Corporation has agreed to acquire Paloma Partners II LLC in a $750 million deal, vastly expanding its Eagle Ford Shale operations.  Marathon will gain 17,000 acres from Paloma’s land in Karnes and Live Oak Counties – shale lands producing roughly 7,000 barrels of oil a day. This deal is [...]

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Alert – Ohio Enacts Law Creating a State Agency to Oversee & Facilitate Leasing of State Land

April 13, 2012 In 2011, the Ohio Legislature adopted an addition to Title XV of the Revised Code, Conservation of Natural Resources.  This addition, effective September of 2011, created the Oil and Gas Leasing Commission, a five-member commission to facilitate exploration and development of state-owned lands in order to use the state’s natural resources responsibly.  [...]

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Alert – Proposals are still pending in Ohio Legislature Potentially Restricting Hydraulic Fracturing

April 12, 2012 Four proposals are sitting in the Ohio House & Senate regarding changes to hydraulic fracturing laws. All four have been sent to committee, and involve such matters as salt water disposal, ground water tests, chemical/proppant disclosure, and automatic overrides in hyrdo-fracking wells to be applied to the credit of the clean water [...]

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Alert – Texas Adds Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Disclosure Regulations

April 10, 2012 The Texas Railroad Commission has enacted one of the most comprehensive disclosure requirements in the nation regarding hydraulic fracturing fluids.  The rule, which applies to wells permitted on or after February 1, 2012, requires operators utilizing hydraulic fracturing techniques to upload the chemical ingredients in their fracking fluids to the public website [...]

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Press Release – Hameline & Eccleston, LLP Opens 2nd Office in Cincinnati, Ohio

View Landman Advertisement DALLAS – H&E has announced the opening of a new Cincinnati, Ohio office. Wes Hameline and Zach Eccleston, named Partners, have hired Ilya Batikov, Kit Houston, Blake Johnson and Justin Knappick, Associates to pioneer the Cincinnati market for Hameline & Eccleston.  The office is located at 312 Walnut Street in the heart [...]

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Briefing – Ohio Dormant Mineral Act

February 1, 2012 By Ilya Batikov and Kit Houston This Memorandum provides only general information and should not be relied upon as legal advice.  For more information, contact your Hameline & Eccleston, LLP attorney. The following memorandum addresses the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act, R.C. 5301.56 as passed in 1989 and amended in 2006.  Relevant statutes, [...]

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