Oil & Gas E-Report

Oil & Gas E-Report

Inside the Latest Issue:

  • Court Enjoins BOEM and BSEE from Approving Use of Hydraulic Fracturing or Acidizing in Pacific Until Endangered Species Act and CZMA Violations are Corrected
  • A Kick to the Teeth: U.S. Sanctions on Iran Are Back and the Energy Industry is in the Crosshairs
  • Louisiana First Circuit Allows Landowner Seeking Remediation of Contamination to Proceed Under Citizen Suit Provision
  • Court Provides Primer on Louisiana Oil Well Lien Act in Resolving Dispute
  • Court Halts Work on Keystone Pipeline Pending Further Review Under NEPA and Pending More Detailed Explanation of Decision to Grant Permit
  • Ohio Supreme Court Finds Independent Landman Needed Real Estate License to Engage in Leasing Activities
  • Oklahoma Corporation Commission has Exclusive Authority to Regulate Temporary Pipelines Carrying Produced Water
  • Court Rejects Texas Landowner’s “creative” Use of Accommodation Doctrine
  • The Accidental Contract: Adventures in English Law
  • Oil and Gas Development in West Virginia Involving Unknown or Unleased Parties
  • Oil & Gas: Scope of Force Majeure Clauses in Yemen PSAs

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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, White & Case LLP


  • Keith B. 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
  • Tim Brown, Anadarko
  • Mark D. Christiansen, McAfee & Taft
  • Earl DeBrine, Jr., Modrall Sperling
  • Sharon O. Flanery, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Jana Grauberger, Liskow & Lewis
  • Aimee W. Hebert, Kelly Hart & Pitre
  • John T. 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 W. Morrison, Crowley Fleck PLLP
  • Jennifer Walter Mosley, Chevron
  • Barclay Nicholson, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • Scott A. O’Connor, Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett
  • Patrick S. Ottinger, Ottinger Hebert, L.L.C.
  • Joseph K. Reinhart, Babst Calland
  • 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.