In This Issue:

- REGULATORY: Oil & Gas Regulatory, Government Relations: Congress Probes Crude Rail Safety Developments; Voluntary Industry-Regulator Agreement Addresses Safety Concerns

- Environmental: A "Diesel Fuel" by Any Other Name – EPA Narrows Definition of "Diesel Fuel" in Revised Hydraulic Fracturing Guidance

- International Trade: A Crude Bargain: Temporary Relaxation of U.S. Sanctions for the Iranian Petroleum Industry

- FERC: FERC Waives Electric Energy Price Caps in PJM and New York in Response to Natural Gas Spike

- U.S. Regulatory: U.S. Legislation May Pose a Threat to the Funding of Large Hydropower Projects

- Environmental: Anticipating, Preparing for, and Handling Surprise OSHA Inspections

- TRANSACTIONAL: Transactions: Third Party Tolling Agreements

- Project Development/Finance: The Offshore Master Service Agreement

- Corporate/London: Westminster and Scotland Debate the Future of the UK North Sea Ahead of the Scottish Independence Referendum in September

- DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Business Litigation: Eagle Ford Shale Dispute Paves The Way For Supreme Court of Texas Review Of Supersedeas Bond Requirements

- Excerpt from Eagle Ford Shale Dispute Paves The Way For Supreme Court of Texas Review Of Supersedeas Bond Requirements:

A recent ruling is likely to provide the impetus necessary to have the Supreme Court of Texas take up whether a statutory cap on supersedeas bonds applies per judgment or per judgment debtor...

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Topics:  Bonds, Diesel Fuel, Dispute Resolution, Electricity, EPA, FERC, Fracking, Hydropower, Iran Sanctions, Natural Gas, Offshore Master Service Agreement, Oil & Gas, OSHA, Rail Safety Improvement Act, Safety Inspections, Shale Gas, Third-Party, Tolling Agreement

Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, General Business Updates, Energy & Utilities Updates, Environmental Updates, International Trade Updates

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