Unless the parties provide otherwise by written agreement,
within sixty days after the oil and gas developer received the
notification of claim specified in section five of this article,
the oil and gas developer shall either make an offer of settlement
to the surface owner seeking compensation, or reject the claim.
The surface owner may accept or reject any offer so made:
Provided, That the oil and gas developer may make a final offer
within seventy-five days after receiving the notification of claim
specified in section five of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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