Unanimous Court Ruling Sides With Landowners

In an article by the Forum, Jeremy Turley writes, “The North Dakota Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a group of landowners in a complex dispute over the oil and gas industry’s use of underground rock cavities.” Read the unanimous opinion here:...

North Dakota’s Supreme Court Agrees With Landowners

Yesterday, the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled on behalf of North Dakota Landowners who filed a complaint in district court, asking the court to Declare Senate Bill 2344 (the pore space bill) an unconstitutional taking of private property. In an article written by...

Northwest Landowner Association Wins Appeal

Our client, Northwest Landowners Association, has been engaged in a fight to protect the property rights of private landowners in North Dakota since Senate Bill 2344 was introduced during the 2019 legislative session. Through lobbying, public outreach and education,...

Overturned Pore Space Law In Dispute

The State of North Dakota and Continental Resources (an oil company) appealed a 2021 ruling that struck down a 2019 law governing pore space. Northeast District Judge Anthony Swain Benson ruled that this law violated state and U.S. constitutions, and that it allowed...