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KY Supreme Court Puts the Kibosh on Gas Companies' Royalty Rip-off

WBM's John Whitfield achieved an important victory on Thursday for landowners with natural gas leases Kentucky. The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that gas companies cannot deduct their severance taxes before paying royalties to landowners. The court said "[t]his time-worn tactic has been used by mineral producers for over a century to plague this embattled region of our Commonwealth...” 

You can read the opinion here and a Law360 article about it here.

Contact us at 1.855.926.2889 or info@wbmllp.com if you've been a victim of royalty rip-off. This ruling is only the beginning.