Oil & Gas E-Report

Oil & Gas E-Report

Inside the Latest Issue:

  • Servitude Owner’s Restoration Duties Terminated When Servitude Terminated
  • Where in the world is the owner of a mineral lease considered to be the owner of an “unleased” interest?
  • University of Cincinnati Study Finds No Adverse Impact on Groundwater from Oil and Gas Activity
  • EPA Grants Primacy to North Dakota for CCS Injection Wells
  • Ohio Law Does not Support an Implied Covenant of Further Exploration
  • Alleged Trespass by Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid and Proppants
  • Texas Supreme Court Interprets Retained-Acreage Clauses
  • Court Finds That County Ordinance in West Virginia Prohibiting Storage and Permanent Disposal of Wastewater Was Preempted by State Law
  • West Virginia Amends Statute Regulating Flat Rate Royalties

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The Oil & Gas E-Report is a quarterly newsletter that began in 2018. It contains articles of current interest to oil and gas practitioners and is assembled by a geographically diverse group of editors from private practice, in-house, and academia. This e-publication is the successor to IEL’s print publication, the Oil and Gas Reporter, which was published from 1952-2017.

Editorial Board

IEL E-Communications Committee Chair

  • Steven P. Otillar


  • Keith Hall, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center


  • Kevin C. Abbott, Reed Smith LLP
  • Michael B. Bennett, Baker Botts, L.L.P.
  • Bradford Berge, Holland & Hart LLP
  • Mark Christiansen, McAfee & Taft
  • Earl DeBrine, Modrall Sperling
  • Sharon Flanery, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Jana Grauberger, Liskow & Lewis
  • Aimee Hebert, Kelly Hart & Pitre
  • John Kalmbach, Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway
  • Kenneth Klemm, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
  • Michael P. Lennon, Jr., Mayer Brown LLP
  • Daniel M. McClure, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • John Morrison, Crowley Fleck PLLP
  • Jennifer Walter Mosley, Chevron
  • Barclay Nicholson, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • Scott O’Connor, Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett
  • Patrick S. Ottinger, Ottinger Hebert, L.L.C.
  • Bruce F. Rudoy, Babst Calland
  • Gregory D. Russell, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • Frédéric (Freddy) Sourgens, Washburn University School of Law
  • Michael K. Vennum, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Please forward any comments, submissions, or suggestions to any of the IEL’s Associate Director, 
Vickie Adams at vadams@cailaw.org.