A recent case supports the notion that state legislatures can prohibit municipalities from placing additional restrictions on drilling by creating a state regulatory scheme.
We can expect additional lawsuits from future plaintiffs claiming neighboring wastewater injections constitute trespass.
Oil and gas operators should be even more careful to ensure that their regulatory filings are correct and consistent.
By Donald D. Jackson
Courts are still wrestling with the issue of subsurface trespass.
By Michael A. Oropallo
The ESA is a potent tool for environmentalists seeking to derail energy projects.
By Mark D. Christiansen
A rundown of several cases impacting the industry.
Adam Severson, chief marketing and business development officer at Baker Donelson, highlights the value of a DIRP analysis to help develop business contacts. (04:52 min)
Resource extraction for transitional fuels such as natural gas is controversial. Fracking expert Erica Levine-Powers discusses the process and its many ramifications. (8:54 min)
Longtime litigator George Lugrin discusses control of well policies—also known as "blow out" insurance—and traces the history of this specialty line of insurance and how it applies today. (17:41 min)
A summary of historical litigation trends and discussing future litigation trends. Topics include trends related to royalty, lease, construction, and other types of disputes. (1:04:07)
A unique group of lawyers and non-lawyers provides a fact-based peek into the future, including presentations and an interactive discussion among the panelists. (1:01:42)
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