Oil & Gas E-Report

Oil & Gas E-Report

Inside the Latest Issue:

  • Iowa Federal Court Holds That Local Ordinance Restricting CO2 Pipelines Was Preempted
  • EPA Grants Primacy to Louisiana for Class VI Wells
  • Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal for Noncompliance with Lease’s Condition Precedent of Pre-suit Notification
  • Ohio’s Seventh Appellate District “Breaks the Seal” and Issues First Decision Determining Whether a Grant or Reservation Created a Fixed or Floating Royalty Interest
  • Ohio Appellate Court Affirms Summary Judgment for Leaseholder-Defendant
  • Fifth Circuit Asks the Texas Supreme Court to Determine Whether Off-Lease Fuel May be Deducted from Royalties Valued at the Well
  • Sonda Decision: The Fourth Circuit Sends Motion to Dismiss Challenge to West Virginia Pooling Act Back to Federal Court
  • 11 Key Elements of New EPA Rule Regulating Methane and VOC Emissions

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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


  • Keith B. Hall, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center


  • David Ammons, Haynes and Boone, LLP
  • Ken Bullock, Frost Brown Todd LLP
  • Marcella Burke, Burke Law Group
  • Reagan L. Butts, Mewbourne Oil Company
  • Kevin G. Corcoran, Spencer Fane LLP
  • Edward Duhé, Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Sharon Flanery, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Urs Broderick Furrer, Harriton & Furrer, LLP
  • Drew Gann, McGuireWoods LLP
  • Michael Gray, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
  • Kara Herrnstein, Bricker Graydon LLP
  • John T. Kalmbach, Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway
  • Kenneth Klemm, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
  • Daniel McClure, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • John Morrison, Crowley Fleck PLLP
  • Barclay Nicholson, Sheppard Mullin
  • Jeffrey Oliver, Baker Botts L.L.P.
  • Patrick S. Ottinger, Ottinger Hebert, L.L.C.
  • Diana S. Prulhiere, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Niki Roberts, Hogan Lovells US LLP
  • C. Brannon Robertson, Brannon Robertson Law Firm PLLC
  • Gregory D. Russell, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • David E. Sharp, FCIArb, Law Offices of David E. Sharp P.L.L.C.
  • Chauntelle R. Wood White, Baker Botts L.L.P.

Please forward any comments, submissions, or suggestions to any of the IEL’s Deputy Director, Vickie Adams at vadams@cailaw.org.