Our energy law podcast is back from a brief hiatus for the Independence Day holiday with a quick look at the legal developments in oil-and-gas law that July has brought us so far.
Yesterday, the Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, signed an order that seeks to tamp down on delays in the permitting of federal land for oil-and-gas exploration and production activities. The Interior Department’s press release is available here, and the order itself can be accessed at this link. As of January 31st of this year, […]
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 […]
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 […]