Wood v. Sterling Drilling & Production

In Wood v. Sterling Drilling & Production, 188 W.Va. 32, 422 S.E.2d 509 (1992), the parties to a lease consented to surrender. The Court said that "the surrendered contract thereafter bound no one." Id., 188 W.Va. at 34, 422 S.E.2d at 511. Moreover, the lease was extinguished and could not be resuscitated for the gain of the parties