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Hydraulic fracturing update: legal developments and trends *

European Union, USA - April 7 2014
In a “green completion,” gas and liquid hydrocarbons are separated from the flow back fluids (and associated debris) that comes from the well as it is…

Co-authors: Daniel P. Brunton, Benjamin M. Lawless, Ann Claassen, Joel H. Mack, Julia A. Hatcher.

California agency releases draft rules for fracking, begins to implement recent state legislation *

USA - November 25 2013
On November 15, 2013, the California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas & Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) issued two key documents relating…

Co-authors: Daniel P. Brunton, Benjamin M. Lawless, Joel H. Mack, Paul N. Singarella.

BLM issues revised proposed rule on hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands *

USA - June 4 2013
The revised proposed rule retains the general regulatory framework and many elements of the proposed rule initially issued in May 2012 but includes…

Co-authors: Janice M. Schneider , Adam R. Thomas, Sean P Krispinsky, Benjamin M. Lawless.

EPA issues first air regulations for hydraulically-fractured gas wells & associated O&G development equipment *

USA - April 26 2012
On April 17, 2012, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Final Rule regulating the emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and certain other pollutants emitted by hydraulic fracturing and certain equipment used in the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry.

Co-authors: Benjamin M. Lawless, Davon M. Collins, Joel H. Mack.