Did Heirs to Natural Gas and Oil Beneath Land Properly Assert Their Claims to Keep Those Rights Under Dormant Mineral Act?
Phillip Dodd et al. v. John Croskey et al., Case no. 2013-1730
Seventh District Court of Appeals (Harrison County)
ISSUE: Does the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act require a party seeking to preserve mineral interests in land to show that a "savings" event occurred during the 20 years before notice is made by another party seeking to acquire those mineral interests?