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Louisiana Second Circuit: Oil and Gas Lender Held Liable for Certain Mineral Lease Obligations

A recent opinion from the Louisiana Court of Appeal, Second Circuit regarding Gloria’s Ranch, L.L.C. v. Tauren Exploration, Inc., has left a number of oil and gas lenders bellyaching. In this case, the Second Circuit found...more

Public Hearing on Natural Resource Damage Restoration Banking Program Set for June 2017

We reported previously on the Natural Resource Damage Restoration Banking Program proposed in Louisiana. A public hearing relating to the recent proposed regulations will be held on Monday, June 26, 2017, at the Coastal...more

Scott Angelle Tapped to Take the Helm of BSEE

Scott Angelle took over as the Director of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, May 23. Mr. Angelle is well known to the oil and gas...more

CPRA and LOSCO Issue Proposed Compensation Schedule for Natural Resource Damages Banking Program

This post is a follow-up to our February 15 post relating to proposed regulations for a natural resource damages banking program for the Louisiana coastal area. On April 20th, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority...more

BOEM Seeks Comments on the 2018 Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Relating to GOM OCS Lease Sale

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the availability of the Gulf of Mexico OCS Lease Sale: Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement 2018 (Draft EIS). The Draft EIS...more

Off the Hook: Oil & Gas Operators No Longer Have to Comply With Obama-Era Information Requests Regarding Existing Oil & Gas...

Effective March 2, 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has withdrawn the Obama Administration’s requests for information issued to owners and operators regarding equipment and emissions at existing...more

Louisiana Establishes Natural Resource Damage Restoration Banking Regulations

New regulations have been proposed to establish procedures for the certification and operation of natural resource damage restoration banks in Louisiana. These proposed regulations can be found in Title 43 of the Louisiana...more

BOEM Suspends Implementation of New Financial Assurance Requirements

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced Friday, January 6, that it would suspend the implementation of the new financial assurance requirements relating to decommissioning obligations of lessees’ facilities on...more

The FAA’s New Drone Regulations

The use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS or, colloquially, drones) is becoming more prolific. In the oil and gas context, drones can play a key role in conducting risky oilfield operations. The uses for drones in the...more

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