Oil & Gas E-Report

Oil & Gas E-Report

Inside the Latest Issue:

  • Use of Vacuum Pump to Facilitate Production of Coal Mine Methane Did Not Negate Rule of Capture
  • Louisiana Supreme Court Holds That Excess Remediation Damages Generally are not Available in Legacy Litigation Cases
  • Terms and Conditions of Brine Injection Well Restart Order Up-held on Appeal
  • Carbon Capture Sequestration Forecast for Pennsylvania by a Look at West Virginia’s Recent Carbon Capture Sequestration Statute HB 4491
  • Texas Court Holds Exculpatory Clause Does Not Save Operator from Liability
  • West Virginia Supreme Court Reconciles MSA and Rate Sheet
  • Interior Releases Proposed Five-Year Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Program For 2023-2028
  • Court Enforces Choice of Law Provision in Oilfield Indemnity Dispute
  • Fifth Circuit’s Tax Doubleheader Allows $200 Million of $1.5 Billion Refund Claim
  • Ninth Circuit Confirms Power of Utilities Commission to Limit Liability

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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 Communications Committee Chair

  • Luís Miranda, Miranda Law Firm


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


  • David Ammons, Haynes and Boone, LLP
  • Ken Bullock, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Marcella Burke, Eversheds Sutherland, LLP
  • Reagan L. Butts, Mewbourne Oil Company
  • Kevin G. Corcoran, Hedrick Kring PLLC
  • Vanessa Dittman, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
  • Edward Duhé, Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Sharon Flanery, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Urs Broderick Furrer, Harriton & Furrrer, LLP
  • Drew Gann, McGuireWoods LLP
  • Michael Gray, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
  • 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, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
  • Daniel McClure, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • John Morrison, Crowley Fleck PLLP
  • 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, 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.