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Fulbright & Jaworski: West Virginia Issues New Gas Fracking Rules
Posted on 29 Aug 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Jeremy A. Mercer and Cecil C. Kuhne, III On August 22, 2011, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection ("WVDEP")-pursuant to Governor Ray Tomblin's Executive Order 4-11, issued July 12, 2011- promulgated... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: PA Marcellus Commission Issues Report, Recommendations
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Kristian E. White On July 22nd, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission released its report, setting forth 96 recommendations designed to ensure the responsible development of the Commonwealth's natural... Read More

Tags: drilling , shale

Protecting Surface Land by Internalizing the Cost of Oil and Gas Development: Wyoming's Surface Owner Accommodation Act Strikes a More Sustainable Balance
Posted on 15 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Real Estate Law Community Staff

By Jennifer A. C. Richardson* *J.D. Candidate 2011, University of California, Hastings College of the Law; B.A., cum laude, 2006, University of California, Los Angeles. Excerpt from Protecting Surface Land by Internalizing the Cost of Oil and... Read More

New York High Court Asked to Re-hear Arguments in Local Zoning Ban Case
Posted on 24 Sep 2014 by Babst Calland

By Michael C. Murphy Citing a recently decided case in Colorado, the bankruptcy trustee for Norse Energy filed a motion in early August urging the New York Court of Appeals to re-hear arguments in the case, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com... Read More

Tags: drilling , fracking , Zoning , oil , gas

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: WV DEP Files Horizontal Drilling Well Rule-Making
Posted on 24 Aug 2011 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Armando F. Benincasa Pursuant to Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's July 12, 2011 Executive Order , the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection late yesterday filed an emergency rule that will apply to horizontal wells in West Virginia... Read More