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Kuntz, Law of Oil and Gas Has Been Updated!

Increasingly cited by courts in oil and gas producing states, Kuntz, Law of Oil and Gas 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. The publication has just recently been updated. ...

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...

Offshore Drilling Worker's Widow Can Pursue Injury Claims For Fatal Workplace Accident

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11 held that the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) "extends coverage to an employee who can establish a substantial nexus between his injury and his employer's extractive operations" on the Outer Continental Shelf...

U.S. Continental Shelf Mining Policy Influenced By International Environmental Law

By Lawrence A. Kogan Excerpt: This article questions the extent to which U.S. continental shelf seabed mining policy, as reflected in the U.S. administration's recently issued five-year OCS development plan and accompanying agency regulations, is influenced by international environmental law...