oil and gas land management commission

Oil and gas commission looking to lawmakers for increased royalties, fees

BY: - March 3, 2023

The commission in charge of new rules for leasing Ohio’s state lands to oil and gas companies will seek legislative tweaks to award leases through bidding and to allow for more lucrative royalties. Meanwhile, the commission is pushing forward with a standard lease form over the objections of environmentalists. They worry that, despite repeated statements […]