If You Are or Were a Roan Resources, LLC Royalty or Overriding
Royalty Interest Owner in an Oklahoma Oil and Gas Well,
You Could Be a Part of a Proposed Class Action Settlement
The Settlement Classes include, subject to certain
excluded persons or entities as detailed in the
Settlement Agreement:
For Class I:
All persons or entities, except as
specifically excluded below, who are
or were royalty owners in Class Wells,
where Roan Resources, LLC or any of the
Released Parties was the operator (or a
working interest owner) who marketed its
share of gas as to production on or before
November 30, 2020, and royalties on such
marketed gas was paid to such royalty
owners or held in suspense by, or on behalf
of, any of the Released Parties. The claims
in this matter relate to royalty payments for
gas and its constituents (such as residue
gas, natural gas liquids, helium, nitrogen, or
drip condensate).
For Class II:

as Co-Lead Counsel and David R. Gleason and
Chuck V. Knutter of Moricoli Kellogg & Gleason
as Additional Class Counsel. You may hire your
own attorney, if you wish. However, you will be
responsible for that attorney’s fees and expenses.
What Are My Legal Rights?
• Do Nothing, Stay in the Class, and Receive
Benefits of the Settlement: If the Court
approves the proposed Settlement, you or your
successors, if eligible, will receive the benefits
of the proposed Settlement.
• Stay in the Settlement Classes, But Object to
All or Part of the Settlement: You can file and
serve a written objection to the Settlement and
appear before the Court. Your written objection
must contain the information described in the
Notice of Settlement found at the website listed
below and must be filed with the Court no later
than April 14, 2021 at 5 p.m. CT.

All persons or entities, except as specifically
excluded below, who received royalty or
overriding royalty payments from Roan
Resources, LLC or any of the Released
Parties for oil and/or gas proceeds from the
Class Wells, or whose royalty or overriding
royalty oil and/or gas proceeds from the
Class Wells were held in suspense by Roan
Resources, LLC or any of the Released
Parties, on or before November 30, 2020.

• Exclude Yourself from the Settlement
Class: To exclude yourself from one or both
of the Settlement Classes, you must file a
written statement with the Court. Your Request
for Exclusion must contain the information
described in the Notice of Settlement found
at the website listed below and must be filed
and received no later than March 26, 2021 at
5 p.m. CT. You cannot exclude yourself on the
website, by telephone, or by email.

The Litigation seeks damages for Defendant’s
alleged failure to properly pay royalty on gas and
its constituents (Class I) and pay statutory interest
on allegedly late payments under Oklahoma
law (Class II). Defendant expressly denies all
allegations of wrongdoing or liability with respect
to the claims and allegations in the Litigation. The
Court did not decide which side is right.

The Court will hold a Final Fairness Hearing on
April 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. CT at the United
States District Court for the Northern District
of Oklahoma. At the Hearing, the Court will
consider whether the proposed Settlement is
fair, reasonable, and adequate. The Court will
also consider the application for Class Counsel’s
Fees and Litigation Expenses, including a Case
Contribution Award. If comments or objections
have been submitted in the manner required, the
Court will consider them as well. Please note that
the date of the Final Fairness Hearing is subject to
change without further notice. If you plan to attend
the Hearing, you should check with the Court and to confirm no change to
the date and time of the Hearing has been made.

On January 25, 2021, the Court preliminarily
approved a Settlement in which Defendant
has agreed to pay Twenty Million Dollars, Two
Hundred Thousand Dollars ($20,200,000.00) in
cash (the “Gross Settlement Fund”). From the
Gross Settlement Fund, the Court may deduct
Class Counsel’s Fees and Litigation Expenses,
a Case Contribution Award, and any settlement
Administration, Notice, and Distribution Costs.
The remainder of the fund (the “Net Settlement
Fund”) will be distributed to Final Class Members
as provided in the Settlement Agreement.
Complete information on the benefits of the
Settlement, including information on the
distribution of the Net Settlement Fund, can be
found in the Settlement Agreement posted on
the website listed below. In exchange, Class
Members will release Defendant and others
identified in the Settlement Agreement from the
claims described in the Settlement Agreement.
The Settlement Agreement also includes Future
Benefits for the Settlement Classes.
The attorneys and law firms who represent the
Class as Class Counsel are: Reagan E. Bradford
and Ryan K. Wilson of Bradford & Wilson PLLC

This notice provides only a summary. For
more detailed information regarding the
rights and obligations of Settlement Classes
Members, read the Notice of Settlement,
Settlement Agreement and other documents
posted on the website or contact the
Settlement Administrator.
Call Toll-Free: 1-833-722-0891
Or write to:
Hay Creek Royalties v. Roan Resources
c/o JND Legal Administration,
Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 91326
Seattle, WA 98111

Published in the Tulsa World, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, (23/02/2021)