Oil & Gas E-Report

Oil & Gas E-Report

Inside the Latest Issue:

  • Ohio Supreme Court Further Clarifies ‘Reasonable Diligence’ Standard Under the Dormant Mineral Act
  • Colonial Pipeline 2021 Ransomware Incident and Responses
  • Pennsylvania Appellate Court Distinguishes Between a “reservation” and an “exception” in Deciding Oil and Gas Case
  • Colorado Clarifies Application of Centerline Presumption to Minerals
  • North Dakota Lease Was Effective Upon Delivery to Grantee Despite Side-Agreement Providing That There Was an Option to Lease
  • North Dakota Supreme Court Declares Unconstitutional a Statute That Would Have Allowed Companies to Use Subsurface Pore Spaces Without Compensation to Landowners
  • ORRI “Anti-Washout” Provision Not Binding on Lease Assignees
  • A Local Government in Louisiana Seeks to Block Carbon Capture and Storage; Prospective Operator Fights Back
  • Third Circuit Reaffirms Natural Gas Act’s Exclusive-Review Framework
  • Mississippi Supreme Court Holds Plaintiff in Oilfield Contamination Case Need Not Exhaust Administrative Remedies

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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 LLP
  • Marcella Burke, Eversheds Sutherland, LLP
  • Reagan L. Butts, Mewbourne Oil Company
  • Kevin G. Corcoran, Hedrick Kring PLLC
  • 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.
  • Kara Herrnstein, Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • John T. Kalmbach, Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway
  • Kenneth Klemm, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
  • Jasper Mason, Marathon Oil Company
  • 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, 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.