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Marcellus Legal News: Multiple Lease Assignments Must Be Recorded and Indexed.

Posted By Cliff Tuttle | June 28, 2012

No. 860

The Commonwealth Court has ordered the Recorder of Deeds of Wayne County, PA to record multiple assignments of oil and gas leases.  The Recorder had refused to accept multiple assignments because their computer system was unable to index the names. The increase in Marcellus Shale leasing has, according to the Wayne County Recorder, put a burden on its operations.

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