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Oil & Gas Law Abridged

With this convenient desk edition, you will get thorough yet concise coverage of the law relating to oil and gas. A handy abridgement of the 8-volume master treatise, Williams & Meyers, Oil and Gas Law, you'll find full treatment of property interests, conveyancing, oil and gas leases, implied...

Kuntz, A Treatise on Oil & Gas Law

Increasingly cited by courts in oil and gas producing states, Kuntz, A Treatise on Oil & Gas Law provides an exhaustive survey of oil and gas conveyancing and operations, with citations to authorities that help attorneys find a quick answer or case on point. Included is a detailed examination of...

Williams & Meyers, Oil and Gas Law

Williams & Meyers, Oil and Gas Law is the most authoritative and comprehensive treatise on the law relating to oil and gas. Frequently cited by the courts and highly regarded by oil and gas attorneys, the treatise monitors changes to the law as well as new and developing areas. You will avoid costly...

Supreme Court Won't Hear Case Over Rejected Offshore Oil Drilling Permit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on April 25 denied ATP Oil & Gas Corp.'s petition for certiorari seeking review of a Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling affirming the August 2006 denial of an application that would have allowed the company to commence offshore...

AP Impact: Gulf Oil Industry-Government Ties Persist

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Ties between offshore oil and gas companies and the agency that regulates them persist, nearly a year after the Obama administration announced an overhaul of ethics rules to deter such cozy relationships, documents obtained by The Associated Press show. About 1 of every 5 employees...

Federal Report Highlights Need To Clean Gulf Coast

HOUSTON - (AP) Five coastal states are determined to clean up the damaged Gulf of Mexico ecosystem after last year's oil spill highlighted how decades of contamination and deterioration had placed a backbone of the U.S. economy at risk of ruin, according to a federal report released Wednesday. The...

BP Announces $7.8 Billion Settlement Of Gulf Oil Spill Claims

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) BP PLC and plaintiffs in the federal multidistrict litigation court in Louisiana for claims arising from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig and ensuing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico reached an agreement on March 2 wherein the company would pay $7.8 billion to resolve...