Briggs v. Southwestern Energy Production Co.

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20027
No(s). 63 MAP 2018 (Pa. Jan 22, 2020)

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court vacated a lower court ruling that found an energy developer trespassed on neighboring landowners' property by extracting natural gas from their property by way of hydraulic fracturing without permission. The developer argued that the extraction did not amount to trespa...