Oil & Natural Gas

Educational Programs and Upcoming Events

Making Sense of Natural Gas Pipelines and Right-of-Way Agreements
Presenters: Dave Messersmith, Penn State Extension Educator and Brad
Stephens, Stephens Law Office.

Topics will include:
  • Pipeline construction
  • Landowner considerations
  • Surface and landscape impacts
  • Right-of-way (ROW) agreements and addenda
  • Understanding the eminent domain process
  • Valuing ROW

October 12-Randolph County
October 13-Nicholas County
October 14-Lewis County

All programs start at 6:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Georgette Plaugher at 304-329-1391 or download the flyer with directions HERE .

Understanding Unitization of Interests or “Forced Pooling”

Special thanks to our Presenters from the July programs in Ohio and Doddridge Counties:

Joshua Fershee, Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development and Professor of Law, WVU College of Law; Delegate Lynwood “Woody” Ireland (R-Ritchie, 07); Delegate Pat McGeehan (R-Hancock, 01); and Senator Mike Romano (D-Harrison, 12) for making the program successful.

You can view presentations by the presenters by clicking on their names below. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these presentations. Click HERE to download.

Joshua Fershee's Presentation
Delegate Ireland's Presentation

Future programs in other areas of the state are currently being planned.

Check back regularly for more information.

Oil and Gas Events in Other States

New York

2010-Present Natural Gas Education Team Program History

Important Note:
WVU Extension Service programs are for educational purposes only. No part of these presentation are to be considered legal or medical advice. Where trade and/or company names appear, no discrimination is intended, and no endorsement by WVU Extension is implied.