Current Issues

Vol. 4, No. 6 (March 2019)

Editor's Introduction and Front Pages - Collin McCarthy  PDF

Cybersecurity and Offshore Oil: The Next Big Threat - Jamie Crandal   PDF

The Vicissitudes of Life: Meier v. Chesapeake Operating - Kelsee Kephart   PDF

There Will Be Blood: The New Rules of Oklahoma Oil and Gas Civil Liability - Hunter W. Mattocks   PDF

Give Me Disproportionate Economic Hardship or Give Me Death: The Application of Administrative Review to the Renewable Fuel Standard – Sinclair Wyoming Refining Co. v. EPA - Andrew Rasbold   PDF

Gaping Hole: Darning International Corporate Liability for Environmental Disasters and Human Rights - Veronica Threadgill   PDF

Recent Case Decisions   PDF

Vol. 4, No. 5 (January 2019)

Editor's Introduction - Collin McCarthy  PDF

Curative Pooling When the Validity of an Oil and Gas Lease Is Challenged (Force Pooling the Top Lessee) - Matt Allen   PDF

Local Content Policies in the Petroleum Industry: Lessons Learned - Eduardo G. Pereira, Christopher Mathews & Heike Trischmann   PDF

Recent Case Decisions   PDF

Vol. 4, No. 4 (November 2018)

Editor's Introduction - Collin McCarthy  PDF

Turning the Tide in Coastal and Riverine Energy Infrastructure Adaptation: Can An Emerging Wave of Litigation Advance Preparation for Climate Change? - Dena Adler   PDF

Pennsylvania Gas: Trusts, Takings, and Judicial Temperaments - Joshua Ulan Galperin   PDF

The State of the US Energy Sector - Joshua D. Rhodes, PhD   PDF

Uniting Energy and Environmental Law: Focus on Innovation, Creativity, and Economics - Inara Scott   PDF

Recent Case Decisions   PDF

Vol. 4, No. 3 (September 2018)

The 2018 Survey on Oil & Gas

Editor's Introduction - Collin McCarthy   PDF

Alaska - Steven A. Rhodes, Zachary H. Barrett & Sierra Williams   PDF

Arkansas - Kelli D. Smith   PDF

Colorado - Diana S. Prulhiere & David R. Little   PDF

Illinois - Justin Fisher   PDF

Kansas - Sarah Trainer and Steven A. Rhodes   PDF

Kentucky - Gary Holland & Nash Bowen   PDF

Louisiana - Rachel Briley   PDF

Maryland - Davin L. Seamon   PDF

Michigan - M. Vafa Barissi   PDF

Missouri - Heather Graham   PDF

Montana - Heather Graham   PDF

Nebraska - Ashley Howie Tallichet   PDF

Nevada - Kacie M. Bevers   PDF

New York - Nathaniel I. Holland   PDF

North Dakota - William J. Black   PDF

Ohio - Timothy M. McKeen & Melissa S. Grimes   PDF

Oklahoma - Matt Schlensker and Justin Fisher   PDF

Pennsylvania - Nathaniel I. Holland, Jon C. Beckman & Benedict J. Kirchner   PDF

Tennessee - Westley A. Ketron   PDF

Texas - Don Hueske & Ashley Howie Tallichet   PDF

Utah - Jim Tartaglia   PDF

Virginia - Zachary H. Barrett & Sierra Williams   PDF

West Virginia - Andrew Graham   PDF

Wyoming - John R. Chadd   PDF

Sovereign Lands - Melissa Dixon   PDF

Recent Case Decisions   PDF

Vol. 4, No. 2 (July 2018)

Editor's Introduction - Collin McCarthy  PDF

Legal Developments in 2017 Affecting the Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry ­- Mark D. Christiansen, Editor   PDF

Recent Case Decisions   PDF

Vol. 4, No. 1 (May 2018)

Editor's Introduction - Collin McCarthy   PDF

What Does English Law Say About . . . . . . . .? And the Winner Is: Book Review of Petroleum Contracts: English Law and Practice by Peter Roberts - Norman Nadorff   PDF

Tilting at Windmills: Reconciling Military Needs and Wind Energy Initiatives in the 21st Century - Dillon Hollingsworh   PDF

One Man’s Trash Is His Community’s Treasure: Ownership and Uses of Produced Brine - Stephan Owings   PDF

United States v. Osage Wind, LLC: Wind Energy Being Blown Away by New Rules? - Morgen Potts   PDF

Subject to Uncertainty: A Case of Ignored Intent – Wenske v. Ealy - Kaleb R. Smith   PDF

Federal Income Tax Structures for Business Entities: A Comparison of the Oil and Gas Industry and the Solar Energy Industry - Jordan Wybrant   PDF

Recent Case Decisions   PDF

Vol. 3, No. 6 (March 2018)

Editor's Introduction - Mason W. Smith   PDF

The Death of the Joint Venture Exemption in Oil and Gas Securities Regulation - Megan Conner   PDF

Oil States Energy Services v. Greene’s Energy Group: The Future of Inter Partes Review and Its Impact on the Energy Sector - Megan Douglah   PDF

Quaking in Their Boots: Oklahoma Landowners and Regulators Left with an Uncertain Future After Murr v. Wisconsin - Collin McCarthy   PDF

Frac Sand, Hydraulic Fracturing, and Implied Covenants: The Potential for Liability - Slate Olmstead   PDF

Interpreting the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90) as Inapplicable to the Natural Gas Industry and Deepwater LNG Ports - Patrick R. Pennella   PDF

Murr v. Wisconsin: A Necessary Evil? - Sha’Kera Trimble   PDF

Neil Gorsuch: On Energy and Environmental Law - Benjamin Warden   PDF

Recent Case Decisions   PDF

Vol. 3, No. 5 (January 2018)

Editor's Introduction - Mason W. Smith   PDF

Update on Oklahoma Oil and Gas Royalty Litigation - Pamela S. Anderson   PDF

From the Drake Well to the Santa Rita #1: The History of the U.S. Permian Basin: A Miracle of Technological Innovation - Joseph R. Dancy   PDF

Recent Case Decisions   PDF

Vol. 3, No. 4 (November 2017)

Editor's Introduction - Mason W. Smith   PDF

European Energy Security, American LNG, and the Global Natural Gas Marketplace - Dr. Christopher S. Kulander   PDF

Siting Carbon Dioxide Pipelines - Tara K. Righetti   PDF

A Reexamination and Reformulation of the Habendum Clause Paying Quantities Standard Under Oil and Gas Leases - Alex Ritchie   PDF

Recent Case Decisions   PDF

Vol. 3, No. 3 (September 2017)

The 2017 Survey on Oil & Gas

Editor's Introduction - Mason W. Smith  PDF

Alaska - Steven A. Rhodes and Zachary H. Barrett  PDF

Arkansas - Kelli D. Smith  PDF

Colorado - Diana S. Prulhiere, David R. Little, and Casey C.
Breese  PDF

Illinois - Justin Fisher  PDF

Kansas - Sarah Trainer and Steven A. Rhodes  PDF

Kentucky - Sarah M. Lange  PDF

Louisiana - Rachel Cummings  PDF

Maryland - Davin L. Seamon  PDF

Michigan - M. Vafa Barissi  PDF

Missouri - Heather Gale Graham  PDF

Montana - Jessica E. McDonald  PDF

Nebraska - Ashley Howie Tallichet  PDF

Nevada - Kacie M. Bevers  PDF

New Mexico - Zach Gaver  PDF

New York - Nathaniel I. Holland and Benedict J. Kirchner  PDF

North Dakota - William J. Black  PDF

Ohio - Melissa Grimes, Eli Humphries, Tim McKeen, and Andreah
Frenn  PDF

Oklahoma - Matt Schlensker and Justin Fisher  PDF

Pennsylvania - Nathaniel I. Holland, Jon C. Beckman, Benedict J.
Kirchner, and Sarah Quinn  PDF

Tennessee - Gary D. Holland and Westley A. Ketron  PDF

Texas - Don Hueske and Melissa Munson  PDF

Utah - Jim Tartaglia  PDF

Virginia - Zachary H. Barrett  PDF

West Virginia - Andrew Graham  PDF

Wyoming - John R. Chadd  PDF

Sovereign Lands - Melissa Stewart  PDF

Vol. 3, No. 2 (July 2017)

A Collection of Archived Works from the Deans of Oil and Gas Law

Editor's Introduction - Mason W. Smith  PDF

Shale Gas Revolution or Evolution: Opportunities and Challenges for Europe [reprint, first published 2013] - Owen L. Anderson  PDF

The Sisyphean Task of Interpreting Mineral Deeds and Leases: An Encyclopedia of Canons of Construction [reprint, first published 1993] - Bruce M. Kramer  PDF

Analyzing Oil and Gas Farmout Agreements [reprint, first published 1987] - John S. Lowe  PDF

A Modern Look at Implied Covenants to Explore, Develop, and Market Under Mineral Leases [reprint, first published 1976] - Patrick H. Martin  PDF

Pitfalls in Developing Lands Burdened by Non-Participating Royalty: Calculating the Royalty Share and Coexisting with the Duty Owed to the Non-Participating Royalty Owner by the Executive Interest [reprint, first published 1995] - Phillip E. Norvell  PDF

Overlapping Remedies and the Unexpected Termination of Oil and Gas Leases [reprint, first published 2011] - David R. Percy, QC and David McGillivray  PDF

The Renaissance of Law in the Law of Oil and Gas: The Contract Dimension [reprint, first published 2004] - David E. Pierce  PDF

Applying Familiar Concepts to New Technology: Under the Traditional Oil and Gas Lease, a Lessee Does Not Need Pooling Authority to Drill a Horizontal Well That Crosses Lease Lines [reprint, first published 2017] - Ernest E. Smith  PDF

Recent Case Decisions  PDF

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