This website provides information about a proposed settlement of class action lawsuit pending in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma concerning the alleged underpayment of royalties on natrual gas produced from a well(s) located in the State of Oklahoma.
To review the results of the Fairness Hearing that was held on September 27, 2012, please see the documents named "Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law" and "Final Order and Judgment Approving Class Action Settlement and Dismissing Action with Prejudice" by clicking on the ORDERS page to the left.
June 28, 2013 Distribution Update
The settlement administrator mailed checks to the overwhelming majority of class members on
June 27, 2013, leaving only those payments involving uncertain royalty ownership or identity for later distribution once their proper determination is made.
If you have any questions, please write to the settlement administrator at the following address.
JC Hill and Alice Hill v Marathon Oil
C/O Rust Consulting, Inc.
PO Box 2643
Faribault, MN 55021-9643
To view a list of frequently asked questions and answers, please click here.
To be a Class member
If you are a non-governmental royalty owner who received payments based on production from a Marathon natrual gas well located in teh State of Oklahoma during the time period from January 1, 2002 to present, you may be a Class Member and your rights may be affected by the proceedings in this litigation.
By clicking on the links to the left you will find the documents related to the Settlement.