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In its briefings, the Class in this appeal, in spite of the evidence, evokes the myth of a great conspiracy between operators and marketers, and it advances a theory that threatens impermissible economic and underground waste of natural gas resources. The language of the parties' oil and gas leases, on the other hand, sets up bargained-for arrangement that enables the parties to share in the benefits of stripper gas production and promotes conservation of the state's natural gas reserves.

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Supreme Court in the State of Kansas


Case 120611

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41 pages total


L. Ruth Fawcett Trust, Cindy K. Page-Colmer v. Oil Producers Inc. of Kansas

District Court Case No. 2011-CV-000090



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