Wirt County Landowner Group Close to Deal for Huge 241K Acres

The largest Marcellus/Utica landowner group MDN is aware of is the Wirt County Oil and Gas Group, in WV (see WV Group Largest Landowner Coalition in Marcellus/Utica). The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports the group is close to a deal to lease their considerable holdings of 241,000 acres. The group has closed its membership–no new landowners are currently allowed to join. They’ve narrowed down lease offers to two companies, although they’re not releasing the names (yet) of which companies they’re negotiating with.

A decision is due by an October 5 membership-wide meeting…

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