Energy Newsletter - May 2013


In This Issue:


- Oil & Gas Litigation: New Decision May Impede Fracking on Federal Land

- Intellectual Property: Non-Practicing Entities (Patent Trolls) Target Oil and Gas Companies


- FERC: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Bulk Electric System Cyber Security Standards

- Government Relations; Environmental: Crisis Management: Risks and Strategies


- Corporate/London: UK BUDGET 2013: The UK Government announces tax and other initiatives to support shale gas development

- Corporate/London: Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry Bill: promising legislation beset by problems

- Excerpt from Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry Bill: promising legislation beset by problems:

A “Petroleum Industry Bill” has created an unprecedented level of discussion for a new piece of legislation in Nigeria. However, reaching consensus on the Bill continues to be problematic.

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