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BRAG Biobased Products Blog

BRAG Biobased Products Blog

Covers regulatory, legal, policy, and business developments regarding sustainable chemicals, biofuels, renewable feedstocks, green chemistry, and other developing technologies. By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

http://blog.braginfo.org/
  • Feb 16

    Congress Approves U.S. Blender’s Credit For 2017

    Congress Approves U.S. Blender’s Credit For 2017
    By Lauren M. Graham, Ph.D. As explained in the notice issued by Neste, a member of the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®), with President Trump’s signing of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (H.R. 1892),…
  • Feb 16

    DOE Announces Release Of Peer Review Report

    DOE Announces Release Of Peer Review Report
    By Kathleen M. Roberts On February 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announced the release of its 2017 Project Peer Review Report.  The report contains recommendations…
  • Feb 16

    DOE National Lab Develops Supertough Bioplastic

    DOE National Lab Develops Supertough Bioplastic
    By Kathleen M. Roberts Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) announced the development of a method to create a supertough renewable plastic with improved manufacturability.  The method involved the addition of a small…
Rank this Week: 1884

Climate Change and Carbon…

Climate Change and Carbon Management Blog

Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP. Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP.Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP. Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP.

http://www.alstonenvironment.com/
Rank this Week: 4440

Climate Change Blog

Climate Change Blog

Covers climate change and renewable energy legal issues. By McCarter & English.

http://climatelawyers.com/
  • Oct 11

    Some Real Numbers About Transitioning a Coal Plant to a Solar Farm

    Some Real Numbers About Transitioning a Coal Plant to a Solar Farm
    Power density will be on display this morning in Holyoke, Massachusetts.  Virtually anyway.  There is a groundbreaking for a 5.8 MW solar farm beginning at 10:30.  This is wonderful news.  The old, inefficient,…
  • Jul 29

    "I believe in science." And then what?

    "I believe in science." And then what?
    I am sure you heard Hillary explain last night why she is going to take action on climate change. "I believe in science."  We weren’t so articulate when we counseled last week to “Go to the Data,” but she figured it…
  • Jul 20

    Zika Transmission in New York, and Now in Florida - Some Legal Thought

    Zika Transmission in New York, and Now in Florida - Some Legal Thought
    In eight years of climate change blogging we think we have uniformly been able to steer clear of the prurient and the provocative, the lewd and the lascivious. But then came word last Friday from New York that the New York City Department of…
Rank this Week: 4421

Cross-Border Counselor: What…

Cross-Border Counselor: What Canadian Companies and Their Advisors Need to Know About U.S. Law

Collection of articles and updates about U.S. law issues of concern to Canadian companies that have assets, do business, raise funds or are listed for trading in the United States, as well as the attorneys, accountants and banks that advise them.By Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Canada cross-border practice group.

https://crossbordercounselor.com/
  • Feb 9

    Tax Reform to Impact Compensation Deduction Claimed by Foreign Private Issuer

    Tax Reform to Impact Compensation Deduction Claimed by Foreign Private Issuer
    While the recently enacted U.S. tax reform legislation did not overhaul executive compensation to the extent proposed in early forms of the bill, Section 162(m) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code was dramatically revised in a way that affects…
  • Feb 7

    Termination for Cause in the United States: It’s Whatever You Want it to Be

    Termination for Cause in the United States: It’s Whatever You Want it to Be
    The default rule in most U.S. states is at-will employment. This means that either the employee or the employer may terminate the employment relationship at any time, without notice, for any reason—other than a discriminatory or…
  • Jan 29

    Status Check on the SEC’s Proposed Overhaul of the Mining Disclosure Regime (Part 2)

    Status Check on the SEC’s Proposed Overhaul of the Mining Disclosure Regime (Part 2)
    The SEC is aiming to finalize its new mining disclosure rules within the next year, according to statements made last week by William Hinman, Director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, at the Securities Regulation Institute.…
Rank this Week: 1492

Energy & Commodities Resource…

Energy & Commodities Resource Center Blog

Covers regulatory, business, and legal issues affecting the U.S. and international energy and commodities markets. By Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

http://www.energylawresourcecenter.com/blog/
  • Nov 6

    CFTC Approves Supplemental Proposal for Proposed Regulation AT

    CFTC Approves Supplemental Proposal for Proposed Regulation AT
    By: Athena Eastwood, Anthony Mansfield, Paul Pantano, Neal Kumar, Natalie Mitchell and Lamiya Rahman On November 4, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or the…
  • Oct 31

    Not Your Grandmother’s Form 40

    Not Your Grandmother’s Form 40
    By Athena Eastwood, Anthony Mansfield, Paul Pantano, Neal Kumar and Natalie Mitchell A common tool that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or the “Commission”) relies upon to…
  • Oct 25

    FERC Issues ANOPR on Revisions to Oil Pipeline Indexing Policies and Reporting Requirement

    FERC Issues ANOPR on Revisions to Oil Pipeline Indexing Policies and Reporting Requirement
    By Mark Haskell, Brett Snyder and Lamiya Rahman On October 20, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking…
Rank this Week: 3356

Energy & the Law

Energy & the Law

Covers energy policy, eminent domain, hydraulic fracturing, and royalty disputes. By Looper Reed & McGraw P.C.

http://www.energyandthelaw.com
  • Feb 21

    Landman Defeated by the Statute of Fraud

    Landman Defeated by the Statute of Fraud
    Co-author Chance Decker   Proving once again that gratitude is the rarest of human emotions, a contract between a landman and his client was deemed unenforceable, leaving the landman with nothing, even though he actually secured oil and…
  • Feb 13

    Is the Allocation Well Debate About to Boil Over?

    Is the Allocation Well Debate About to Boil Over?
    Co-author Paul Yale Issues surrounding the legality of allocation wells in Texas have been percolating for some time, and lately we’ve heard of potential litigation. So, what’s the fuss about? The results in Klotzman (a Texas…
  • Feb 6

    Trespass Plaintiff: First, Prove Your Ownership

    Trespass Plaintiff: First, Prove Your Ownership
    Chauvin v. Shell Oil Company et al is the potful of legal unpleasantness that can be stirred up by landmen trying to buy easements, leases, and the like. A number of plaintiffs – descendants of grantors of two parcels of land in St.…
Rank this Week: 3270

Energy and Natural Resources Blog

Energy and Natural Resources Blog

Covers energy law, public utilities, and environmental law. By Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie.

https://blog.lrrc.com/energy/
  • Feb 16

    Proposed Energy Modernization Plan: Tribes and Clean Energy Proponents Can Likely Benefit

    Proposed Energy Modernization Plan: Tribes and Clean Energy Proponents Can Likely Benefit
    On January 30, 2018, Arizona Corporation Commissioner Andy Tobin proposed a new “Energy Modernization Plan” for the state of Arizona.  The proposed plan seeks to implement a comprehensive approach to develop  clean…
  • Feb 14

    Tribal Clean Energy Development: 2017 Changes and 2018 Opportunitie

    Tribal Clean Energy Development: 2017 Changes and 2018 Opportunitie
    Executive Orders and Agency Changes to Watch During 2017 there were several key sets of action – at the federal, state, local, and industry levels –that have, or will, directly impact Indian clean energy development opportunities.…
  • Feb 8

    Supreme Court Recently Issued Opinion That Will Impact Clean Water Act Litigation

    Supreme Court Recently Issued Opinion That Will Impact Clean Water Act Litigation
    The United States Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous opinion on a procedural matter that will have a significant impact on future Clean Water Act litigation.  In National Association of Manufacturers v. Department of Defense,…
Rank this Week: 933

Energy Law Times

Energy Law Times

Covers energy and regulatory agencies. By Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC.

http://www.energylawtimes.com/
Rank this Week: 2872

Energy Law Today

Energy Law Today

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://energylawtoday.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 12

    Key Energy Bills Before the Wyoming Legislature

    Key Energy Bills Before the Wyoming Legislature
    The 2018 Wyoming Budget Session of the 64th Legislature began today and there are several key bills relating to energy issues that are up before the Cowboy State’s legislature. I will highlight a few here and track them through the…
  • Jan 26

    January is Good to Us…Once in a Blue Moon

    January is Good to Us…Once in a Blue Moon
    For many, this month has been very good to us. January is traditionally a month of hope and resolutions that many feel will set the tone for the upcoming year.  Based on this month, we are looking forward to a great 2018! Crude oil is in…
  • Jan 11

    Denver’s Office Market Benefits from Uptick in Energy Sector

    Denver’s Office Market Benefits from Uptick in Energy Sector
    You may remember a prior blog post I wrote back in May of 2016 about Denver’s office real estate market feeling the pinch of the downturn in the oil and gas industry – Denver Feeling the Pinch: Denver Office Market Finally Feeling…
Rank this Week: 1624

Energy Law Update

Energy Law Update

Covers major court or regulatory orders, conference or seminar announcements, breaking news in the world of renewable energy, and novel legal issues. By Verrill Dana LLP.

http://www.energylawupdate.com/
  • Feb 2

    Maine Wind Energy Update

    Maine Wind Energy Update
    Ten years ago, Maine’s Task Force on Wind Energy set ambitious goals for wind development in the State, including a 2015 target of 1,000 MW and a 2020 target of 3,000 MW (including 300 MW offshore) of installed capacity. Today, Maine…
  • Nov 15

    Maine Department of Environmental Protection Issues Draft Wind Energy Act Rule

    Maine Department of Environmental Protection Issues Draft Wind Energy Act Rule
    After more than a year of pre-rulemaking process including issuance of two drafts, the Maine DEP has commenced formal rulemaking and today issued draft rules for wind energy developments in Maine. The formal draft largely tracks the most…
  • Nov 7

    Microgrids: The Next “Big” Thing?

    Microgrids: The Next “Big” Thing?
    There has been a lot of conversation lately about “microgrids.”  And, given the significant power outages experienced in Maine and the Northeast this past week due to extreme weather events, these conversations are bound to…
Rank this Week: 3496

Energy Legal Blog

Energy Legal Blog

Covers clean air/emissions, FERC, natural gas and more. By Bracewell & Giuliani.

http://www.energylegalblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Regional Enforcement Snapshot of Southern Africa

    Regional Enforcement Snapshot of Southern Africa
    According to the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index for 2014 (hereafter the “International Corruption Index”), the nine countries that make up southern Africa rate from “average” to…
  • Mar 18

    FERC Report on Transmission Investment and Related Technical Conference

    FERC Report on Transmission Investment and Related Technical Conference
    At the March 17, 2016 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) meeting, FERC’s Office of Energy Policy and Innovation presented a report assessing the effectiveness of FERC’s transmission investment policies,…
  • Mar 16

    Shale Play South Africa – An update on shale gas exploration

    Shale Play South Africa – An update on shale gas exploration
    Progress Report: Shale Play in South Africa Legal basis In June 2015, South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) published Regulations for Petroleum Exploration and Production (the Regulations) which introduced guidelines…
Rank this Week: 1611

Envirosphere

Envirosphere

Provides news and updates on environmental law in New York State. By the New York State Bar Association's Environmental Law Section.

http://nysbar.com/blogs/environmental/
  • Aug 2

    Albany Environmental News - July 2016

    Albany Environmental News - July 2016
    Below are recent regulatory issues and laws just passed by both houses of the NYS Legislature including one signed by Governor Cuomo must still decide whether to sign or veto. 1. Statute of Limitations Set by Superfund Designation SO…
  • Aug 2

    Staying Connected on Water Issue

    Staying Connected on Water Issue
    Clean Water NY: What actions are needed to ensure sustainable water resources in the 21st century? May 6, 2015 The New York State Bar Association's Environmental Law Section presented last year's Legislative Forum on water infrastructure and…
  • Jun 27

    Message from the Outgoing Chair, June 2016

    Message from the Outgoing Chair, June 2016
    By Michael J. Lesser, 2015-2016 Chair, Environmental Law Section, NYSBA My past year as Section Chair has sped by in a blur. There have been so many excellent events, meetings with section members and revelations about our profession that…
Rank this Week: 2579

FERCBlog

FERCBlog

Features reports and analysis of recent happenings at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

http://www.fercblog.com
Rank this Week: 2152

Fracking Insider

Fracking Insider

Covers federal policy and regulatory developments related to hydraulic fracturing. By Kelley Drye & Warren LLP.

http://www.frackinginsider.com
  • Feb 12

    Energy Hearings This Week

    Energy Hearings This Week
    House Committee on Energy and Commerce  Subcommittee on Environment Hearing: New Source Review Permitting Challenges for Manufacturing and Infrastructure Witnesses: Ms. Emily Hammond: Glen Earl Weston Research Professor of Law, The…
  • Feb 6

    Energy Hearings This Week

    Energy Hearings This Week
    Both the House and Senate are in session at the beginning of next week.  House Democrats are still scheduled to depart Wednesday afternoon for their annual issues conference in the Maryland Eastern shore House Committee on Energy and…
  • Jan 29

    Energy Hearings Next Week

    Energy Hearings Next Week
    Both the House and Senate are in session at the beginning of next week.  House and Senate Republicans depart next Wednesday afternoon for the Greenbrier Resort in WV for their annual issues conference. House Committee on Science, Space,…
Rank this Week: 3550

Gaille Energy Blog

Gaille Energy Blog

Discusses innovative proposals in the field of energy law. By Scott Gaille.

http://gaillelaw.com/energy-law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2631

Gaille Energy Law Blog

Gaille Energy Law Blog

By Scott Gaille. Discusses innovative proposals in the field of energy law.

http://gaillelaw.com/energy-law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2584

Hydraulic Fracking Blog

Hydraulic Fracking Blog

Covers the issues surrounding shale and hydraulic fracturing--commonly known as fracking. By Barclay Nicholson of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.

http://fracking.nortonrosefulbright.com/
  • Jun 15

    We Have Moved

    We Have Moved
    This blog has moved to http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/ ... you should be redirected shortly.
  • Jun 8

    Legislative Activity Update - Ten Pennsylvania Bills, Including New Severance Tax Bill

    Legislative Activity Update - Ten Pennsylvania Bills, Including New Severance Tax Bill
    The following already-introduced bill has been acted upon by the Pennsylvania General Assembly:PA House Bill 621      Format of documents recording lease assignmentsSponsor:Sandra Major (Republican – parts of…
  • Jun 8

    Legislative Activity Update - Ten Pennsylvania Bills, Including New Severance Tax Bill

    Legislative Activity Update - Ten Pennsylvania Bills, Including New Severance Tax Bill
    The following already-introduced bill has been acted upon by the Pennsylvania General Assembly:PA House Bill 621      Format of documents recording lease assignmentsSponsor:Sandra Major (Republican – parts of…
Rank this Week: 3300

Inside Africa law

Inside Africa law

Covers legal developments around Africa. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.insideafricalaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 25

    Global policy advice

    Global policy advice
    A client headquartered in Hong Kong, but with global operations, asked us to advise on a new corporate policy.
  • Jan 25

    Automation of staff incentive scheme

    Automation of staff incentive scheme
    A client in Hong Kong runs a staff incentive scheme in which several hundred employees are entitled to participate in an annual equity allocation.
  • Jan 25

    Cost efficient resourcing for East Africa project financing

    Cost efficient resourcing for East Africa project financing
    A client based in East Africa asked us to advise on a series of local Project Financings, sponsored by a DFI on favourable financing terms.
Rank this Week: 2221

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court
    In this day of technology, it is no surprise that the court systems are moving to using an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS for short) for parties to file documents with the Court, without even setting foot in the Courthouse. The…
  • Apr 14

    Service by Facebook?

    Service by Facebook?
    A New York judge recently entered an Order allowing a woman to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook.  In Iowa, generally, a competent adult must accept service or be served in-person in order accomplish proper…
  • Mar 19

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 4116

J. Mark Robinette, Attorney

J. Mark Robinette, Attorney

Follows Arkansas energy, oil, gas, law along with environmental, public utilities, and real estate law.

http://robinetteslaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2963

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

Provides legal information of interest to landowners in the areas of agriculture law, energy law and environmental law. By John Goudy.

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4424

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan…

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

Covers business disputes, employment law matters and oil and gas law matters throughout Texas.

http://www.theaustintriallawyer.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 963

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 21

    Surveying the Landscape of Local Zoning and CEQA

    Surveying the Landscape of Local Zoning and CEQA
    A group of interdisciplinary researchers from law and planning (which I am part of) just released its first report on how CEQA and land-use law shape the process of regulating and approving residential developments in five Bay Area…
  • Feb 19

    Trump vs. Obama: Comparing Their First-Year Record

    Trump vs. Obama: Comparing Their First-Year Record
    There’s been a lot of sound and fury, and many proposals are in the works. But what have the concrete results been so far? And how does Trump’s effectiveness stack up again Obama’s? I was prompted to ask that question by a…
  • Feb 15

    Scott Pruitt’s Faulty Logic

    Scott Pruitt’s Faulty Logic
    An earlier blog post pointed to a logical gap in the current EPA’s justification for repealing the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the Obama Administration effort to cut emissions from electrical power plants. He makes an argument that EPA can…
Rank this Week: 214

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Feb 21

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through December 2017

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through December 2017
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data on U.S. LNG imports and exports for the period February 2016 through December 2017. The top five recipients of exported LNG from the United States and the percentages of the total amount…
  • Feb 21

    Alaska Gasline Development Not Cooperating With FERC Information Request

    Alaska Gasline Development Not Cooperating With FERC Information Request
    FERC has sent another request for information to Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), sponsor of the Alaska LNG liquefaction and export terminal project. FERC states that this latest request includes “several requests for…
  • Feb 15

    Pivotal LNG and Crowley Sign Contract to Supply Puerto Rico Pharmaceutical Company

    Pivotal LNG and Crowley Sign Contract to Supply Puerto Rico Pharmaceutical Company
    Pivotal LNG (Pivotal) announced that it has executed another multiyear contract to supply LNG to Carib Energy (USA) LLC, a subsidiary of Crowley Maritime Corp. (Crowley), for a major pharmaceutical company’s energy needs. …
Rank this Week: 38

Natural Resources and Mining Law…

Natural Resources and Mining Law Blog

Covers energy law and real estate and property law. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://mininglaw.jmbm.com/
  • May 9

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry
    By Kerry Shapiro Last week, President Trump signed an executive order with potentially wide-ranging implications for the mining industry and many other affected stakeholders. The order directs the Department of the Interior (DOI) to review…
  • May 9

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry
    By Kerry Shapiro Last week, President Trump signed an executive order with potentially wide-ranging implications for the mining industry and many other affected stakeholders. The order directs the Department of the Interior (DOI) to review…
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: California AB 219 is Reinstated

    Double Deja Vu: California AB 219 is Reinstated
    My partner, Jon Welner, is a leading practitioner of prevailing wage law in California and is the Chair of JMBM’s Prevailing Wage Group. He is also a member of JMBM’s Natural Resources and Mining Group and advises and defends the…
Rank this Week: 1056

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Webinar Recording: Electronic Recycling Challenges, Solutions, and Trend

    Webinar Recording: Electronic Recycling Challenges, Solutions, and Trend
    Electronic recyclers are experiencing demands that are difficult to meet in today’s ever-changing regulatory environment. To help, Nimonik invited Ronald Lepore, a former RQO auditor, to discuss: 1- Common non-conformances during…
  • Feb 20

    3 Challenges, Sharon, an E-waste Recycler, Faces with the R2 Standard

    3 Challenges, Sharon, an E-waste Recycler, Faces with the R2 Standard
    By: Sharon Tansky EHS Coordinator, 100% Environnemental   Certifications….. necessary for most industries, optional for some but mandatory for Electronics Recycling!     About My Company, 100% Environmental A pioneer in…
  • Feb 19

    Challenges Facing Primary E-Waste Recycler

    Challenges Facing Primary E-Waste Recycler
    by Ronald Lepore A former RQO auditor, Ronald has been instrumental in the development of multi-site Canadian electronics recycling operations, including shredding and manual teardown. He has years of experience implementing R2/RIOS, ISO…
Rank this Week: 4563

Ocean & Offshore Energy Projects…

Ocean & Offshore Energy Projects and Policy Blog

Analyzes United States offshore energy law, policy, and development. By Jennifer Simon.

http://offshoreenergy.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    DOI Completes First Offshore Energy Area Auction, Prepares for Virginia Auction in September

    DOI Completes First Offshore Energy Area Auction, Prepares for Virginia Auction in September
    This post was originally published for the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Marine Resources Committee Newsletter, Vol. 16, No. 2 (August 2013).   On July 31, 2013, the Bureau of Ocean Energy…
  • Jun 5

    Massachusetts/ Rhode Island Wind Energy Area Lease Auction Slated for July 29 and 31, 2013!

    Massachusetts/ Rhode Island Wind Energy Area Lease Auction Slated for July 29 and 31, 2013!
    On Tuesday June 4, 2013, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that the first lease auction for commercial offshore wind energy projects will be held on July 29 and July 31, 2013.…
  • Jun 5

    Maine installs first offshore turbine in the US!

    Maine installs first offshore turbine in the US!
    This is big news, folks.  The people at the DeepCWind Consortium will officially be the first to place a grid-connected wind turbine in U.S. coastal waters.  As if this wasn't newsworthy enough, the Maine turbine is a…
Rank this Week: 4390

Offshore Winds

Offshore Winds

Covers the marine and energy business. By King Krebs & Jurgens.

http://www.offshorewindsblog.com
Rank this Week: 3553

Oil and Gas Law Digest

Oil and Gas Law Digest

By Austin W. Brister.

http://www.oilandgaslawdigest.com
  • Aug 10

    Slideshow: Production in Paying Quantitie

    Slideshow: Production in Paying Quantitie
    This afternoon, I will be presenting at the Dallas Bar Association’s 31st Annual Review of Oil & Gas Law on the topic “Production in Paying Quantities.” Here is a copy of my slides: Author information Austin…
  • Aug 10

    Slideshow: Production in Paying Quantitie

    Slideshow: Production in Paying Quantitie
    This afternoon, I will be presenting at the Dallas Bar Association’s 31st Annual Review of Oil & Gas Law on the topic “Production in Paying Quantities.” Here is a copy of my slides: Author information Austin…
  • Jun 28

    The Texas Supreme Court Decides Whether “Subject To” Clause Alters Who Must Bear NPRI Burden

    The Texas Supreme Court Decides Whether “Subject To” Clause Alters Who Must Bear NPRI Burden
    In a decision that focuses on the parties’ intent as expressed within the four corners of the document, the Texas Supreme Court in Wenske v. Ealy [1]13-15-00012-CV, ___ S.W.3d ___ (Tex. 2017) decided whether the language of a deed puts…
Rank this Week: 2136

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Covers oil, gas and mineral law topics, including pooling, surface damages, lessor's remedies and lease bonuses. By John McFarland.

http://www.oilandgaslawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Production Sharing Agreement

    Production Sharing Agreement
    A client recently asked me whether he should sign a production sharing agreement. I replied that this is not an easy question to answer. First, the nomenclature.  These terms are not defined anywhere and their usage is not always…
  • Feb 15

    Retained Acreage Clause

    Retained Acreage Clause
    I recently ran across an excellent article explaining the relationship between retained acreage clauses in oil and gas leases and density and proration rules promulgated by the Texas Railroad Commission:  “Fun New Ways for Density…
  • Feb 5

    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    On February 2, 1848, the United States and Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending the Mexican-American War. I’ve been reading the biography of Stonewall Jackson; he and many of the generals in the Civil War first…
Rank this Week: 701

PEN-e: Pace Environmental Notes

PEN-e: Pace Environmental Notes

Pace Environmental Notes - electronic edition highlights new documents and events in the areas of Environmental Law, Energy Law, and Land Use Law.

http://paceeenvironmentalnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Pace Law Library Announces Environmental Note

    Pace Law Library Announces Environmental Note
    Dear Readers,We are thrilled to introduce Environmental Notes, a new feature on the Pace Law Library Blog, edited by Environmental Law Librarian and Adjunct Professor of Law, Taryn L. Rucinski.  PEN-e has provided you with…
  • Aug 19

    PEN-e to Transition to the Pace Law Library Blog

    PEN-e to Transition to the Pace Law Library Blog
    Dear Readers,We are thrilled to announce that this summer the PEN-e Blog will be transitioning to a feature on the Pace Law Library Blog http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/.  Readers can expect new more substantive content on…
  • Jun 6

    World Bank Report Released: Global Tracking Framework

    World Bank Report Released: Global Tracking Framework
    Recently, the World Bank, a partnership established in 1944, that provides "financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world" released a report titled, Global Tracking Framework v. 3 No. 7789 (2013). According to…
Rank this Week: 265

Renewable + Law

Renewable + Law

The climate policy, renewable energy, and sustainability blog. By Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.lawofrenewableenergy.com/
Rank this Week: 807

Renewable Energy Law Blog

Renewable Energy Law Blog

News and commentary on the evolving law, science, and policy of renewable energy development. By Shems Dunkiel Kassel & Saunders.

http://renewableenergylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Renewable Energy Law News - Week of August 19, 2013

    Renewable Energy Law News - Week of August 19, 2013
    Advocates protest as more utilities stop or reduce projects eligible for renewable energy credits Washington Electric Cooperative is the only utility in Vermont that has continued to accept applications to its net-metering,…
  • Jul 17

    Renewable Energy Law News - Week of July 15, 2013

    Renewable Energy Law News - Week of July 15, 2013
      PV Renter bill signed into law in HawaiiHONOLULU, Hawaii – A bill that would remove barriers for landlords to invest in renewable energy became law today. Governor Neil Abercrombie signed four bills related to energy at a…
  • Jul 1

    Renewable Energy Law News - Week of July 1, 2013

    Renewable Energy Law News - Week of July 1, 2013
     Hawaii Governor Signs ‘Game-Changing’ Green Energy Policy Into LawGov. Neil Abercrombie packed his ceremonial room today with a rare combination of leaders from the Legislature, HECO, environmental nonprofits and union…
Rank this Week: 1754

Smart Grid Legal News

Smart Grid Legal News

Covers news and legal commentary on issues related to the smart grid, including activities at state regulatory commissions, the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). By Stevens & Lee.

http://www.smartgridlegalnews.com
  • Dec 22

    ICC Commissioner Edwards Discusses NextGrid and the Future of the Electric Industry

    ICC Commissioner Edwards Discusses NextGrid and the Future of the Electric Industry
    Commissioner Sherina Edwards just completed her term on the Illinois Commerce Commission (“ICC” or “Commission”). I am honored to catch up with her this month to discuss NextGrid and the future of the electric…
  • Sep 26

    Electricity in Times of Disaster

    Electricity in Times of Disaster
    Emergency Preparedness and Operations Reliability Standards Most of the world was stunned to hear that Hurricane Maria left the island of Puerto Rico completely without electricity. When Hurricane Irma hit Florida, utilities across the United…
  • Aug 11

    It's Official - FERC Finally Has a Quorum

    It's Official - FERC Finally Has a Quorum
    Yesterday, former Pennsylvania Public Utility Commissioner (PaPUC), Robert F. Powelson, was officially sworn in as a Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner, ending a six month drought in which the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)…
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Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

Looks at white collar, congressional, SEC, energy enforcement and other government inquiries. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
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Tax Equity Telegraph

Tax Equity Telegraph

Addresses the intersection of tax policy and energy policy in the United States. By Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

http://www.akingump.com/en/experience/practices/global-project-finance/tax-equity-telegraph/index.html
  • Jul 20

    Can New Federal Guidance Unlock the Residential PACE Market? We’re Almost There!

    Can New Federal Guidance Unlock the Residential PACE Market? We’re Almost There!
    Under newly issued guidance, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will begin insuring mortgages on qualifying properties with PACE assessments.Unlike the active commercial Property Assessed…
  • Apr 5

    IRS Rules on Late Inverted Lease Election

    IRS Rules on Late Inverted Lease Election
    This is an article‎ that David Burton published in Tax Notes that discusses three recent Internal Revenue Service rulings in which permission was granted, in what appears to be solar energy project, inverted lease transactions, in…
  • Mar 29

    Question and Answer from the Tax Equity Structuring, Financial Modeling and HLBV Accounting Seminar

    Question and Answer from the Tax Equity Structuring, Financial Modeling and HLBV Accounting Seminar
    Question from Seminar Participant: The tax equity investor invests to own only a portion of the production tax credits (PTCs) up front, since there is an unknown of the actual production levels of the wind farm. What does the…
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The Contingency

The Contingency

Insights on sharing the risks and rewards of high-stakes business disputes. By Barry Barnett.

http://www.thecontingency.com
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The Energy Law Blog

The Energy Law Blog

Covers oil and gas exploration, development, and marketing on the Gulf Coast. By Liskow and Lewis.

http://www.theenergylawblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Louisiana Supreme Court Upholds Expropriation of Commercial Venture

    Louisiana Supreme Court Upholds Expropriation of Commercial Venture
    In a decision announced this week, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality and method of compensation for the expropriation by a governmental body of property owned by an ongoing commercial venture.   In St.…
  • Jan 24

    Ninth and Fifth Circuits Split on Issue of Punitive Damages Under Maritime Law

    Ninth and Fifth Circuits Split on Issue of Punitive Damages Under Maritime Law
    The stage appears to be set for intervention by the United States Supreme Court following the Ninth Circuit’s recent panel decision in Batterton v. Dutra Group, No. 15-56775 (9th Cir. Jan. 23, 2018).  In Batterton, the Ninth…
  • Jan 24

    The Dusky Gopher Frog is Heading to the United States Supreme Court

    The Dusky Gopher Frog is Heading to the United States Supreme Court
    In July 2017, Weyerhaeuser Company, a Louisiana landowner and timber lessee, filed a Petition for a writ of certiorari asking the United States Supreme Court to overturn the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (“FWS”)…
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The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

Focuses on the legal issues impacting the fracking industry in response to the increasing importance of natural gas and shale, in particular, in the US energy mix. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of exploring and producing this abundant resource including regulatory, environmental and legislative developments. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Controversial study attempts to link fracking to poor infant health

    Controversial study attempts to link fracking to poor infant health
    Last month, in an article published in the journal Science Advances, economics professors at Princeton University, the University of Chicago, and the University of California, Los Angeles attempted to link fracking to low birth weight. The…
  • Jan 19

    Cuadrilla discovers ‘sizeable quantity’ of UK shale gas as UK anti-fracking case is rejected

    Cuadrilla discovers ‘sizeable quantity’ of UK shale gas as UK anti-fracking case is rejected
    On 12 January 2018, exploration and production company Cuadrilla announced that it has recently discovered a “very sizeable quantity” of shale gas at its Bowland site in Lancashire (the Site). Cuadrilla revealed it has drilled to…
  • Jan 1

    BLM to rescind 2015 fracking rule

    BLM to rescind 2015 fracking rule
    Thursday, the Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) announced that it will publish a final rule to rescind a 2015 regulation requiring companies to disclose the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing. Decried by both the BLM and…
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The New Carbon Cycle

The New Carbon Cycle

Covers laws and policies surrounding climate change, carbon trading and markets, and renewable energy. By Scott Deatherage of Thompson & Knight LLP.

http://lawandenvironment.typepad.com/newcarboncycle/
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The Renewable Entrepreneur

The Renewable Entrepreneur

A cleantech and renewable energy law blog for startups, small businesses, established companies, consultants, entrepreneurs and lawyers working in the renewable energy and cleantech industries.

https://www.cleantechdocs.com/blogs/therenewableentrepreneur
  • Jan 30

    Subcontractor Agreement

    Subcontractor Agreement
    In transactions for the installation of renewable energy projects, “subcontracting” refers to a process whereby the contractor selling the project does not perform all of the work it agreed to perform. Rather, once the project…
  • Jan 9

    California Homeowners in Common-Interest Developments Now Have the Right to Install Solar in Common Area

    California Homeowners in Common-Interest Developments Now Have the Right to Install Solar in Common Area
    Three months ago, a frequent stumbling block to going solar was overcome for California homeowners living in common-interest developments ("CID"), such as condominiums and planned developments. On October 15, 2017, AB 634 (Eggman)…
  • Nov 29

    What Are The Penalties For Working On Renewable Energy Projects Without A Valid Contractor License?

    What Are The Penalties For Working On Renewable Energy Projects Without A Valid Contractor License?
    The laws governing the installation of solar and other cleantech systems and the potential liabilities related to operating without a valid contractor’s license, vary on a state-by-state basis. However, many states have similar…
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