ST. MARYS – A Pleasants County company is suing an energy
firm to force the release of funds allegedly promised under a lease agreement.
Willow Run Energy LLC filed a lawsuit April 8 in Pleasants Circuit
Court against Golden Eagle Resources II LLC, alleging breach of contract and
According to the complaint, Willow Run sold the mineral
rights underlying a 225-acre plot in Jefferson district to Golden Eagle on July
24 for $537,597, with the understanding Golden Eagle would pay an additional $221,364
once the title was cleared. However, the suit claims Golden Eagle never paid
the reserve amount, even though the title has been settled.
Willow Run seeks recovery of the reserve amount of $221,364,
plus interest and litigation costs. It is represented by attorney M. Paul
Marteney of St. Marys.
Judge Timothy Sweeney is assigned to the case.
Pleasants Circuit Court Case number 16-C-14