The law is a direct response to the city of Denton's recently passed fracking ban and immediately went into effect, as it was passed by more than a two-thirds majority in both chambers.
The Keystone XL pipeline would not be affected.
Several bills would make it difficult, if not impossible, for municipalities to pass outright bans on hydraulic fracturing.
By Basheer Ghorayeb
An interview with Brian Jorgensen and Joanne Bush of Jones Day.
By Will Taylor, Laurens Wilkes, Joshua Fuchs, Basheer Ghorayeb, and Roy Powell
Exploring how such contracts are treated in Texas and other jurisdictions.
By Julie Shemeta
Regulations requiring permit holders to collect earthquake data may lead to a better understanding of the issue.
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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