Oil & Gas E-Report

Oil & Gas E-Report

Inside the Latest Issue:

  • Abstention doctrines’ impact on energy litigation
  • Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS)
  • Colorado Supreme Court to hear ‘commercial discovery rule’ challenge
  • Texas Supreme Court interprets “free of cost in the pipe line”
  • Texas court interprets “gross negligence or willful misconduct” in JOA
  • D.C. Court vacates largest offshore lease sale in nation’s history
  • Applying La. law, court rejects disgorgement of profits as remedy for trespassing pipeline
  • N.D. Supreme Court applies “dispute of title” exception in royalty payment statute
  • New federal safety rule finalized for natural gas gathering lines
  • Texas court decides whether pipeline burial covenant follows surface or mineral estate
  • Texas cases reconcile “at the well” royalty clause with limits in “free use” of gas clause
  • Operator runs afoul of Louisiana’s Well Cost Reporting Statute
  • Court holds Ohio law allows operator to use netback method for “at the wellhead” royalty
  • Opinion and Analysis: Electric Vehicles and The Environment

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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
  • Kevin G. Corcoran, Hedrick Kring PLLC
  • Vanessa Dittman, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
  • Edward Duhé, Liskow & Lewis
  • 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.