Pacific Oil and Gas, LLC et al v. Chesapeake Energy Corp. et al
ORDER. The parties are directed to jointly file a brief Status Report by March 31, 2017 explaining the status of the litigation before the Western District of Oklahoma. After March 31, the Court will consider the Motion to Transfer. Signed by District Judge Julie A. Robinson on 3/2/2017. (hl)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS
PACIFIC OIL AND GAS, LLC, ET AL.,
Case No. 16-CV-2498-JAR
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORP., ET AL.,
On December 2, 2016, Plaintiffs filed a Notice pursuant to Local Rule 7.1(f) (Doc. 34)
apprising the Court of a pending lawsuit in Oklahoma.1 Plaintiff notified the Court that the
United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma was considering a motion to
re-open the case, which would impact the pending Motion to Transfer by Defendant Chesapeake
Energy Corp. and Chesapeake Exploration, LLC (Doc. 27) before this Court. Plaintiffs and
Defendants requested that this Court stay consideration of the Motion to Transfer until the
Western District of Oklahoma decided that motion.2
On March 1, 2017, the parties submitted a helpful joint status report stating that the case
in the Western District of Oklahoma was transferred from Judge Miles-LaGrange to Judge
Heaton. Judge Heaton has set a status conference for March 21, 2017, and the parties anticipate
that he will issue a case schedule and the matter will become active. The parties propose that
they should provide a supplemental report within ten days after that status conference.
In re Anadarko Basin Oil & Gas Lease Antitrust Litig., No. 16-209 (W.D. Okla.).
Doc. 34, 35, 36.
The parties are directed to jointly file a brief Status Report by March 31, 2017 explaining
the status of the litigation before the Western District of Oklahoma. After March 31, the Court
will consider the Motion to Transfer.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: March 2, 2017
S/ Julie A. Robinson
JULIE A. ROBINSON
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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