Oil & Gas E-Report

Oil & Gas E-Report

Inside the Latest Issue:

  • On Appeal of an Order Remanding a Case that was Removed Pursuant to the Federal Officer Removal Statute, the Federal Appellate Court may Consider the Entire Remand Order
  • Louisiana Second Circuit Upholds Trial Court Ruling that Assignor Did Not Reserve Rights to Haynesville Formation
  • Landowners Not Entitled to Disgorgement of Defendant’s Profits When Pipeline Intruded Onto Landowners’ Property
  • Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal Applies Nunez in the Context of the Drilling of a Cross-Unit Well
  • Louisiana Supreme Court Holds that the State Constitution Authorizes an Award of Attorney Fees when a Person Incurs a Loss Because of an Expropriation Proceeding
  • North Dakota Supreme Court Confirms that the Oil Royalty under Oil and Gas Leases at Issue Should be Valued at the Well
  • Ohio Co-Tenant Acquires All-Depths Oil and Gas Rights by Adverse Possession Through Shallow Production
  • Commencement Operations in One Section Within a Multi-Unit Horizontal Well Were Found to Constitute Commencement Activities Within the Other Section, Thereby Perpetuating the Oil and Gas Lease Into its Secondary Term
  • Oil and Gas Operators Classified as “Buyers” Not Subject to the Uniform Trade Practices Consumer Protection Law
  • BlueStone v. Randle: Supreme Court of Texas Holds that Producer Could Not Deduct Post-Production Costs when "Gross Value Received" Royalty Clause Controlled, and Must Pay Royalty on Off-Lease Use of Gas Not Covered by "Free Use" Lease Fuel Clause
  • Texas Supreme Court Interprets Continuous Drilling Clause

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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

  • Eric C. Camp, Decker Jones, PC


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


  • David Ammons, Haynes and Boone, LLP
  • Ken Bullock, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Marcella Burke, King & Spalding LLP
  • Reagan L. Butts, Mewbourne Oil Company
  • Mark Christiansen, Edinger, Leonard & Blakley PLLC
  • Kevin G. Corcoran, Hedrick Kring PLLC
  • Vanessa Dittman, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP
  • Edward Duhe, Liskow & Lewis
  • Sharon Flanery, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Urs Broderick Furrer, Harriton & Furrrer, LLP
  • Drew Gann, McGuireWoods LLP
  • Michael Gray, Shook Hardy & Bacon, LLP
  • Yvonne E. Hennessey, Barclay Damon LLP
  • Kara Herrnstein, Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • John T. Kalmbach, Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway
  • Kenneth Klemm, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
  • Jasper Mason, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP
  • Daniel McClure, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • John Morrison, Crowley Fleck PLLP
  • Rebeca Mosquera, Akerman LLP
  • Barclay Nicholson, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • Jeffrey Oliver, Baker Botts L.L.P.
  • Patrick S. Ottinger, Ottinger Hebert, L.L.C.
  • Diana S. Prulhiere, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Niki Roberts, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Gregory D. Russell, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • C. Brannon Robertson, Fernelius Simon Mace Robertson Perdue PLLC
  • David E. Sharp, FCIArb, Law Offices of David E. Sharp P.L.L.C.
  • Chauntelle R. Wood, Liskow & Lewis 
Please forward any comments, submissions, or suggestions to any of the IEL’s Deputy Director, Vickie Adams at vadams@cailaw.org.