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Magnum Hunter buys Ormet Corp. mineral rights in two states

By Bob Downing Published: July 17, 2014

Texas-based Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. has agreed to purchase the remaining mineral rights of bankrupt aluminum producer Ormet Corp. in Ohio's Monroe County and West Virginia's Wetzel County  for $22.3 million, NGI's Shale Daily reports.

Magnum Hunter had already drilled three wells on Ormet's property and with the approval of a bankruptcy court in Delaware, the new acquisition would allow it access to the oil and gas rights underneath the plant that was recently sold to Niagara Worldwide LLC, Shale Daily said.

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