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Newsletter articles from 2005

The covenant to reasonably develop implied in an Illinois oil and gas lease By John C. Robison, Jr. December 2005 When an oil and gas lease has been extended into its secondary term, there are at least two events that may cause the lease to terminate.
From the editor December 2005 The Mineral Section participated in the Real Estate Section Council’s CLE program at Bloomington on October 25.
From the editor September 2005 Jim VanWinkle, immediate past Section Chair, is to be commended for the accomplishments during his term. Mark Stanley takes over as Chair for 2005-2006 and we look for a continuation of activity and progress.
From the editor June 2005 This edition includes an article authored by our friend and council member Craig Hedin of Mt. Vernon.
From the editor March 2005 This edition includes a second article authored by our friend and council member John C. Robison, Jr. of Fairfield.
Illinois drilling permits-Do high prices translate to increased activity? By James K. Weston, Sr. September 2005 An analysis of drilling permit applications in the last year and a quarter is now beginning to reflect a modest increase in production activity.
Illinois drilling permits-Do high prices translate to increased activity? By James K. Weston, Sr. June 2005 An analysis of drilling permit applications in the last year and a quarter is now beginning to reflect a modest increase in production activity.
Illinois drilling permits-Do high prices translate to increased activity? By James K. Weston, Sr. March 2005 An analysis of drilling permit applications in the last year and a quarter is now beginning to reflect a modest increase in production activity.
Illinois drilling permits—Do high prices translate to increased activity? By James K. Weston, Sr. December 2005 An analysis of drilling permit applications in the last year and a quarter is now beginning to reflect a modest increase in production activity.
Issues to consider in restarting old wells By Craig R. Hedin June 2005 With the increase in the price of oil, operators are taking a second look at wells that were idled during previous economic downturns.
Legislative update By James K. Weston, Sr. September 2005 The General Assembly adjourned its Spring Session at the last minute of May, only a few days after its originally scheduled end. Once again, the major issue was balancing the budget.
Legislative update By James K. Weston, Sr. June 2005 The 94thGeneral Assembly is approaching the end of the 2005 Spring Session. The main focus continues to be creation of revenue and balancing the budget.
Legislative update By James K. Weston, Sr. March 2005 The 94thGeneral Assembly is now in Session.
What substances are included within the term ‘mineral’? By John C. Robison, Jr. March 2005 All matter is divided into three general classes: animal, vegetable, and mineral. Kinder v. LaSalle County Carbon Coal Co., 310 Ill. 126, 141 N.E. 537 (1923).