Oil & Gas E-Report

Oil & Gas E-Report

Inside the Latest Issue:

  • In Climate Case, U.S. Tenth Circuit Holds that Federal Officer Removal Does Not Apply
  • PHMSA Issues Proposed Rules for Gas Pipeline Regulatory Reform
  • Federal Court in Arkansas Applies AAPL Form 610 JOA’s “Subsequently Created Interest” Provision
  • In Coastal Land Loss Litigation, Fifth Circuit Holds that Removal Based on Federal Officer Statute was not Timely
  • Louisiana Legislation Amends Mineral Code Article 212.21
  • North Dakota Supreme Court Holds “Actual Drilling Operations” is Ambiguous
  • Eight Circuit Holds that “Promote” Obligation in an Exploration and Development Agreement is not a Covenant Running with the Land under North Dakota Law
  • Ohio’s Dormant Mineral Act Found to Require More Than Search of Local County Records for Notice Purposes
  • Oklahoma Court of Appeals Reverses Ruling of the District Court Invalidating a City Ordinance on the Ground That the Ordinance was Found to be in Conflict with a State Statute
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court Affirms District Court’s Denial of Exceptions to Report of Commissioners in Pipeline Condemnation Action

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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


  • Kevin C. Abbott, Law Office of Kevin C. Abbott
  • Michael B. Bennett, Eversheds Sutherland
  • Bradford Berge, Holland & Hart LLP
  • Mark D. Christiansen, Edinger Leonard & Blakley PLLC
  • 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, McCollam, Duplantis & Eagan, LLC
  • 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 Deputy Director, Vickie Adams at vadams@cailaw.org.