Taking of Gas Easement Through Open Lot

Taking of Gas Easement Th…

Initial Offer: $39,400

Compensation Obtained: $80,000

103% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim:

A gas company took a permanent natural gas easement for a transmission line to a power plant along the property line of an undeveloped, wooded residential lot.

Initial offer/deposit:


Settlement amount:

$80,000.00 ($40,600 or 103% increase)

Case Name:

Pre-filing (Lincoln County)

Date Concluded:

September 2019

Attorneys for Landowners:

David W. Murray


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