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West Virginia House passes co-tenancy bill; expands gas drilling options

By JESS MANCINI

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — The West Virginia House of Delegates on Thursday passed a bill allowing natural gas drilling on a single property provided at least three-quarters of the mineral rights owners agree.

Called the co-tenancy bill, it was passed along party lines 60-40 with support predominantly from Republicans.

Only two Democrats voted in favor of the legislation.

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