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Top Leases: Assessing (and Avoiding) the Risks of Novation
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

You only have three more months on the primary term of an oil and gas lease that was issued nearly five years ago with a 16th royalty. A drilling


Pennsylvania court: using property for gas storage holds production rights under “dual purpose” leases
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

A recent trial victory for Range Resources - Appalachia LLC and Columbia Energy Ventures LLC (CEV) fills gaps left by the prior leading decisions on


Texas Supreme Court clarifies court's role in enforcing texas Citizens Participation Act
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2015

On April 24, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion clarifying the evidentiary standards that will govern the application of the


The Sidley shale gas and hydraulic fracturing report - April 20 2015
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a petition with Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Environmental Appeals Board


Sidley shale and hydraulic fracturing report - 2 January 2014
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2014

EPA Inspector General: Questions remain in Parker County drilling case. The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Inspector General released a


A first take on Robinson Township v. Commonwealth
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • December 24 2013

On December 19, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Robinson Township, et al. V. Commonwealth, 63 MAP 2012, resolving a


Robinson Township: Pennsylvania act 13 zoning preemption for oil & gas invalidated
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • December 24 2013

On Thursday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court announced its decision in Robinson Township v. Pennsylvania Pub. Util. Comm'n, No. 63 MAP 2012 (Pa. Dec


Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court strikes down uniform statewide rules on shale gas facility siting
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2012

In a split decision that raises as many questions as it answers, on July 26, 2012, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court invalidated key portions of Act 13, the oil and gas reform legislation enacted in February


Range Resources secures voluntary dismissal of Safe Drinking Water Act enforcement case
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2012

On March 30, 2012, the Department of Justice and Range Resources jointly dismissed a Safe Drinking Water Act enforcement case that the DOJ brought against Range Resources in January 2011


The Sackett decision and its implications for hydraulic fracturing
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2012

With stunning alacrity, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion today in Sackett v. EPA (roughly two months since oral argument), resolutely and unanimously striking down EPA’s position that the Clean Water Act (CWA) does not provide pre-enforcement judicial review of compliance orders