KRCL oil-and-gas trial lawyer Tom Ciarlone, in the latest episode of our energy law podcast, gets you up to speed on the status of stringent new fracing rules for federal and tribal lands, and also dials you into several important developments out of the Texas Supreme Court—including a little-known pitfall that could get your well […]
Join oil-and-gas litigation partner Tom Ciarlone for our energy law podcast, as he discusses the intersection of the oil patch with class actions and the Fair Labor Standards Act; the federal government’s liability for the environmental cleanup of refinery waste; and a shortsighted discovery ruling that could leave the Dakota Access pipeline vulnerable to terrorist […]
Today, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order putting into motion a review by the Department of the Interior of all national monuments established since 1996—on its surface a seemingly uneventful action, but the ultimate purpose of the order is predicted to be the opening of large swaths of currently protected public lands to drilling, as well as mining […]
In the latest episode of our energy law podcast, Tom Ciarlone discusses the nation’s first legislative fracking ban and a lower bar for class certification in royalty underpayment actions, as well as multiple decisions out of the Texas Supreme Court that could spawn a wave of widespread mineral title disputes.
In this week’s episode of our energy law podcast, KRCL trial lawyer Tom Ciarlone discusses a variety of important new decisions covering issues ranging from the intersection of fraud with disclaimers of warranties of mineral title; to proper jury charges in cessation-of-production-in-paying-quantities cases; to key developments in federal fracking regulations and emerging bankruptcy law principles affecting the midstream sector.
Join oil-and-gas trial lawyer Tom Ciarlone as he gets you up to speed on critical new case law in the energy industry—listen to the latest episode of his podcast, Energy Law Round Up.
KRCL trial lawyer Tom Ciarlone discusses recent oil-and-gas news and developments in the latest episode of his podcast, www.energylawroundup.com.
Friday, February 24, 2017 Hess Club | 5430 Westheimer Road | Houston, TX 77056 Registration: 8:00 a.m. Program: 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Complimentary breakfast and lunch. Parking is free. Our Houston litigators will speak on these top-of-mind topics: Procedures and pitfalls for post-incident investigations: the immediate aftermath and after the aftermath. Trade secret protection […]
January has been a busy month for courts in Texas and beyond in the oil-and-gas segment. In today’s post, we summarize several significant developments from the last thirty days that can be expected to have a lasting impact on E&Ps, pipeline companies, and other industry participants. Denbury v. Texas Rice Land Partners We begin with […]
I have written previously about the ongoing debate surrounding the causal role of hydrofracturing—”fracing” for short, as the industry spells it, without a “k”—in what critics have dubbed “man-made” seismic activity. The hot-button issue is front and center once again, as a perfect storm of mainstream media attention and high-profile litigation have brought renewed focus to the controversial practice. Last week, […]