Mark Stansberry 2019 September-October Mark A. Stansberry 

The National Energy Dialogue Continues

The first International Energy Policy Conference was held in 1992. One of the speakers of the conference stated, “I think most Americans would welcome messages from an industry expressly committed to the importance of what it does, confident in its ability to manage risks, and willing to defend its important work against extremist assault. Most Americans understand the need for… Read More
Thomas G. Ciarlone, Jr. 2019 September-October Thomas G. Ciarlone, Jr. 

Sixth Circuit Fans the Flames of Class Certification Against Operators

Class certification in the oil patch frequently revolves around whether the putative class can satisfy Rule 23’s commonality and predominance requirements. The recent trend has been toward increasingly troubling developments for operators, including courts that focus on ostensibly “common” facts that are irrelevant to the claims asserted or, worse yet, courts that have more or less marginalized material differences in… Read More
Some investors have lost confidence in oil #OilmanNEWS Alex Mills Contributors Oil and Gas News 

Some Investors Have Lost Confidence in Oil

The oil industry has been through some tough times during the last four decades, but recent allegations that fossil fuels are linked to environmental catastrophes, and the lack of fiscal performance have oil companies facing a new storm the size of Hurricane Dorian. Politicians expressed outrage in the 1970s when prices rose alleging oil companies were making “obscene profits.” Washington… Read More
Federal energy report indicates more secure supplies #OilmanNEWS Alex Mills Contributors Oil and Gas News 

Federal Energy Report Indicates More Secure Supplies

The Energy Information Administration at the U.S. Department of Energy announced last week that petroleum and natural gas production in the U.S. set a record in 2018. This week EIA released energy consumption figures revealing it set a record last year, too. “Energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of more than 101 quadrillion British thermal units… Read More
US leads the world in oil, gas production #OilmanNEWS Alex Mills Contributors Downstream Oil and Gas News 

US Leads the World in Oil, Gas Production

It’s official. The United States became the world’s leading producer of petroleum and natural gas in 2018. The Energy Information Administration at the Department of Energy said on Tuesday petroleum production increased by 16 percent and natural gas rose 12 percent. “Last year’s increase in the United States was one of the largest absolute petroleum and natural gas production increases… Read More
Energy Law Roundup #OilmanNEWS Contributors Oil and Gas News Podcasts Thomas G. Ciarlone, Jr. 

Energy Law Round Up – 8.19.2019

In this episode, Tom discusses recent guidance out of the Texas Supreme Court on interpreting oil-and-gas contracts; cross-jurisdictional differences surrounding the rule of capture and subsurface mineral trespass; and troubling class action developments for operators and other industry participants. Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn Read More
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