Reirdon v. Cimarex Energy Co., et al.
Reirdon v Cimarex Energy (Fuel Gas)

Welcome to the Reirdon v. Cimarex Energy (Fuel Gas) Settlement Website

If You Have Received a Payment for Production from an Oil and Gas Well in Oklahoma, You Could Be a Part of a Proposed Class Action Settlement.

Important Update: Settlement checks were distributed to all Class Members who are eligible to receive a payment.

What is this lawsuit about?

The Litigation seeks damages for Defendants’ alleged failure to pay royalty on natural gas used as fuel to power compressors and other machinery and equipment in gathering systems and/or gas plant operations (“Fuel Gas”). Defendants deny any and all of Plaintiff’s factual and legal allegations. Defendants also expressly deny all liability related to Plaintiff’s allegations of breach of the express provisions of Plaintiff’s oil and gas leases and for any type of fraud, and they further state that neither Plaintiff nor any of the Class Members are entitled to the relief sought in the Litigation and further state that it would not be appropriate to award any type of damages. Defendants further deny it would be appropriate to certify a contested class based on the facts and claims at issue in the Litigation. The Court has made no determination with respect to any of the parties’ remaining claims or defenses.

What does the Settlement provide?

In consideration of the Settlement, Defendants have agreed to pay $10,000,000 in cash. See the Settlement Agreement for full details.

Who is included?

The Settlement Class consists of the following individuals and entities:

All non-excluded persons or entities who are or were royalty owners in Oklahoma wells where Defendants, including their predecessors, subsidiaries, or affiliates, are or were the well operator and working interest owner (or, as a non-operating working interest owner, Defendants separately marketed gas), and who, from January 1, 2013 are or were entitled to share in royalty proceeds payable under oil and gas leases that contain an express provision stating royalty will be paid on gas used off the lease premises and/or in the manufacture of products.

To learn more about who is excluded, please read the Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action.


Your Legal Rights and Options


Do Nothing

If you do not exclude yourself, YOU DO NOT NEED TO TAKE ANY ACTION WHATSOEVER to receive your portion of the Net Settlement Fund (if any).


Exclude Yourself

To get out of the Settlement, you must exclude yourself from the Settlement Class. For information on how to exclude yourself, see Question 13 of the Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action.

January 15, 2020
at 5 p.m. CT


If you are a Class Member and you do not exclude yourself, you can object to the Settlement if you do not like any part of it. For information on how to object, see Question 18 of the Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action.

January 15, 2020

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Reirdon v Cimarex (Fuel Gas)
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PO Box 91349
Seattle, WA 98111