A NDCal decision requires the parties to either submit a joint plan of action or prepare to argue their cases before any drilling can go forward.
The Fifth Circuit noted that the DOI's actions were technically not contemptuous of the injunction "as drafted and reasonably interpreted."
The Texas Supreme Court harmonized the contractual risk-allocation provisions and the due-diligence requirements found in a contract for pipeline replacement and construction.
By James Collura and Teia Moore Kelly
A brief overview and comparison of the major oilfield-services anti-indemnity acts.
By Jack G. Carnegie
Done incorrectly, they can result in massive unanticipated losses.
By Laurie D. Clark and Christopher M. Hannan
Offshore oilfield-service companies need to be reminded that they are now regulated differently than ever before.
Longtime general counsel Gregory Brown outlines ways that outside counsel can become the "go-to counsel" for their corporate clients. (11:01 min)
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