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DLA Piper: DOE Proposed Major Changes To LNG Export Rules, Comments Due July 21
Posted on 20 Jun 2014 by DLA Piper

By: Lee A. Alexander and Philip Angeli The US Department of Energy is proposing to change its rules and procedures for reviewing applications to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a free trade agreement with the US (non... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: District Court Grants Summary Judgment to Mineral Owners Against the U.S. Forest Service
Posted on 28 Sep 2012 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

In Minard Run Oil Co. v. United States Forest Serv . , C.A. No. 09-125 Erie (W.D. Pa. September 6, 2012) [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], Judge Sean J. McLaughlin of the Western District of Pennsylvania granted summary judgment... Read More

Energy Exploration in Pennsylvania Emerges Victorious
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by William Perry Pendley

William Perry Pendley September 20, 2011 - DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania celebrated today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia that affirmed a ruling by a Pennsylvania federal district court... Read More

California Energy Group Defends Oil and Gas Leasing
Posted on 8 Jul 2013 by William Perry Pendley

DENVER - A California nonprofit, non-partisan trade association that represents some 450 independent crude oil and natural gas producers, royalty owners, and service and supply companies on Juje 25 filed its brief with a California federal district court... Read More

3rd Circuit Upholds Ruling on Drilling in the Allegheny National Forest (Free Download)
Posted on 23 Sep 2011 by Lisa McManus

In a ruling issued earlier this week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court's decision to issue an injunction barring the United States Forest Service from applying the environmental impact study requirements of the National Environmental... Read More