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PA: operator must compensate coal owner
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2014

In Allegheny Enterprises, Inc. v. J-W Operating Company, a federal district court recently held that "as a general matter an oil and gas lessee

Industry notches another New Source Review victory
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

On March 3, 2014, Senior Judge Bernard A. Friedman granted DTE Energy Company's renewed motion for summary judgment in United States v. DTE Energy Co

Alaska’s oil and gas 101: the best interest finding for exploration licenses
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2012

Since much of Alaska’s upcoming legislative session will be taken up with proposals to spur production of oil and gas, it seems appropriate to briefly review the State’s scheme for handling exploration licenses for state-owned oil and gas resources

Refiners challenge biomass diesel requirements for 2013
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

Several petroleum refiners have filed a challenge to current federal requirements that 1.28 billion gallons of biomass-based diesel fuel be blended into the nation’s diesel supply in 2013

Court of Appeals issues decision on challenge to conflict minerals rule; SEC staff answers new FAQs about rule
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • April 15 2014

April has been a busy month for developments relating to the SEC's rule requiring reporting companies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to

State common law carbon dioxide liability claims: premonitions of preemption (and dismissal)
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2012

Left open by the Supreme Court’s decision in American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut, 131 S. Ct. 2527 (2011), was the question of whether state law nuisance claims for the emission of carbon dioxide were viable in the face of the Clean Air Act

Court declares partial victory for manufacturers in conflict minerals case
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2014

Yesterday a panel on the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, in National Association of Manufacturers v. SEC, held that one portion of the SEC's

Texas Supreme Court declines to clarify Texas eminent domain law Re: Keystone XL pipeline
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2013

On September 6, 2013, the Texas Supreme Court (the "Court") declined to clarify whether the statutory condemnation system set forth in the Texas

Environmental groups set stage for litigation challenging BLM’s proposed hydraulic fracturing rulemaking with claim that BLM is violating NEPA
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2013

Eighteen environmental organizations - lead by the Sierra Club - are claiming that the Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") will violate the National

WV: no common law trespass claim for disposal
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2013

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently held that an operator developing a severed mineral estate did not commit an