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Courts At Odds Whether Non-Operator Lessees Can Invoke LA. R.S. 30:103.1 and LA. R.S. 30:103.2

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Under La. R.S. 30:103.1 and 30:103.2, an unleased owner in a commissioner’s unit is entitled to reports on production and costs from a well in the unit and, in certain circumstances, statutory penalties if such reports are not timely provided.  But is a non-operator lessee entitled to the same relief?  Two recent courts have reached… Continue Reading