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A Harsh Result From a Lopsided Indemnity Agreement

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Wagner v. Exxon Mobil Corporation is an example of the misfortune that can befall the purchaser who assumes the burden of comprehensive, one-sided indemnity obligations. We will disregard evidentiary and other issues in this...more

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Tales From The Front Line: 4 Lessons Learned From A Former NGL Scheduler

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They are on the front lines of daily logistics—the unsung heroes behind the scenes in the energy supply chain who get in early, stay late and typically work odd hours scheduling and coordinating daily and monthly product...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

U.S., EU, and UK Price Cap Sanctions Prohibiting Services for Maritime Transport of Russian Oil

Effective December 5, 2022, a coalition of G7 countries, Australia, and the European Union have generally forbidden service providers to provide certain services relating to the maritime transport of Russia-origin crude oil...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Summary of the Department of the Interior’s New Methane Rule

Overview - On November 28, the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its proposed methane rule. This action furthers the Biden-Harris administration’s whole-of-government response to...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Currents - Energy Industry Insights, Volume 6, Issue 12

● Offshore Oil and Gas at Risk of Potentially Catastrophic Cyberattack: GAO - “The industry includes about 1,600 offshore oil and gas facilities that are highly dependent on remotely connected operational technology, the...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

FERC Proposes to Update NERC Reliability Standards for Renewable Resources and Energy Storage

On November 17, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the “Commission”) issued three orders (available here, here and here) with the objective of updating North American Electric Reliability Corporation...more

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Interior Department Aims to Crackdown on Gas Flaring on Public and Tribal Lands

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ELM readers may remember our October 6th post detailing a study that found gas flaring actually releases much more methane into the atmosphere than previously thought. The emission of methane gas, given it is a potent...more

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Pennsylvania Adds New Royalty Payment Reporting Requirements and Deadlines for Unconventional Oil and Gas

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On November 3, 2022, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed Act 153 of 2022, which revises the Oil and Gas Lease Act’s provisions on required disclosures accompanying payments made to royalty owners from unconventional oil and...more

Holland & Knight LLP

OFAC Places Price Cap on Maritime Services Related to Russian Oil

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) on Nov. 21, 2022, published a determination pursuant to E.O. 14071 prohibiting U.S. persons from providing certain services related to the maritime...more

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Benefits of Passive Soil Gas Sampling: An Efficient and Cost-Effective Subsurface Investigation Tool

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There are numerous approaches that can be used during an environmental investigation to evaluate subsurface conditions. These can vary based on the media requiring investigation and the ultimate project goals. Information...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

Updated Methane Regulations for Oil and Gas Facilities: Key Takeaways from the EPA’s Supplemental Proposal and Request for...

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The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) released its most recent proposal for controlling greenhouse gas emissions produced by the oil and gas industry earlier this month....more

Hogan Lovells

OFAC releases new guidance on the price cap policy for crude oil of Russian Federation origin

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control published a Determination pursuant to Executive Order 14071 that implements the price cap policy for crude oil of Russian Federation origin. To complement...more

Gray Reed

Louisiana Environmental Citizen Suit Survives Exceptions

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The Kingfish would be proud of the Louisiana Supreme Court in Louisiana Ex Rel Tureau v. BEPCO, L.P. et al. The issues were the prescriptive period applicable to a citizen suit for injunctive relief under R.S. 30:16 and...more

Locke Lord LLP

OFAC Russia Related Sanctions Update: ‎‎November 29, 2022‎ ‎Relating to the Extension of GL 13 and the ‎Russian Oil Price Cap

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GL 13. On November 21, 2022, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets ‎Control ‎‎‎(“OFAC”) reissued General License (“GL”) 13C related to the Russian Harmful Foreign Activities ‎‎Sanctions Regulations,...more

Pillsbury - Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Preparing for the Oil Price Cap: What We Know So Far

Various reports indicate that the Group of Seven nations (G7) will announce its initial capped price for Russian-origin crude oil transported by maritime means (“seaborne”) this week. The cap will come into effect on December...more

McGuireWoods LLP

New Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations Present Work-Product Concerns

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As of October 6, 2022, operators of gas and hazardous liquid pipelines must comply with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (“PHMSA”) Final Rule on “Valve Installation and Minimum Rupture Detection...more

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FERC Authorizes Commonwealth LNG Export Facility

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On November 17, 2022, FERC approved an application authorizing Commonwealth LNG, LLC (“Commonwealth”) to site, construct, and operate a liquified natural gas (“LNG”) export terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. The LNG...more

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EPA’s Bulked Up Quads: EPA Expands Far-Reaching Proposal for Regulating Methane in the Oil and Gas Sector

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Last November, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a regulatory preamble describing its plans for proposed standards to reduce methane emissions and other air pollutants from affected sources within the...more

Gray Reed

A Texas Fight Over Competing Leases

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Let’s proceed directly to the takeaways from Fort Apache Energy, Inc. v. Short OG III, Ltd., et al, a Southern District of Texas bankruptcy court opinion. (Gray Reed partners Jim Ormiston and David Leonard represented Short...more

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Successful Oil Excise Tax Challenge Leads to Opportunities and Uncertainty for Exporters

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A recent challenge to the constitutionality of the federal excise tax on domestic crude oil exported from the United States proved successful in the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. While the US Department of...more

Jones Day

The Climate Report | Fourth Quarter 2022

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California Enacts Sweeping Climate Measures - On September 16, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a broad legislative package into law that aims to aggressively address climate change. The material aspects of...more

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U.S. Supreme Court Signals Interest in Climate Change Litigation

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Could climate change litigation be headed back to the U.S. Supreme Court? That prospect seems more likely after the Supreme Court issued an order on October 3, 2022, inviting the Solicitor General to file a brief expressing...more

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IRS Asks for Comment on Whether Existing Fossil-Based Hydrogen Production Methods Should be Eligible for the IRA Production Tax...

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The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) contained an enormous benefit - valued in the billions of dollars - for the U.S. hydrogen industry in the form of a Production Tax Credit (PTC) for “qualified” green hydrogen produced over...more

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Key Takeaways | How the Inflation Reduction Act Impacts the Oil and Gas Industry + The Role of Natural Gas Moving Forward

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The landmark Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) was a long-anticipated legislative package for the industry because it promotes investment in alternative forms of energy. During this webinar, Partners Denmon Sigler and...more

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Key Takeaways | Carbon Capture Gets a Long Runway for Development

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Featured prominently in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA), carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) is one segment of the energy industry that could most benefit from incentivized development. On November 17,...more

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