Articles From John E. Rhine

Illinois coal production increases By John E. Rhine Mineral Law, June 2018 In 2017, Illinois produced 46.5 million tons of coal—a 6.7 percent increase over the prior year.
Appellate court rules pending litigation no excuse for non-production under oil and gas lease By John E. Rhine Mineral Law, February 2001 In Maschoff v. Klockenkemper (_____ Ill. App.3d ), 5th District, No. 5-99-0276, December 7, 2000) the Illinois Appellate Court has ruled that non-production terminates an oil and gas lease notwithstanding the existence of litigation concerning the validity of that lease.

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