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November 9, 2017

The Texas Supreme Court Rules on Overlapping Pooled Units

Over this last summer the Texas Supreme Court took up the issue of overlapping pooled units in the case of Samson Exploration, LLC v. T.S. Reed Properties, …

March 24, 2017

Texas Takes a Different View Towards Compulsory Unitization Legislation

Since the creation of the first commercial oil well in the United States in 1859[1], state legislatures and courts have struggled to craft a comprehensive legal framework …

 
March 24, 2017

Did Congress and the President Really Axe SEC Disclosure Requirements for Oil Companies? How Should Companies React to Such News?

Congress and the President may have in practice axed SEC disclosure requirements impacting transnational oil and gas firms. However, in theory and statutorily the requirements still stand. …

 
February 23, 2017

The De-Emphasizing of Oil & Gas Megaprojects—A Telltale Sign for Investors

In the wake of the 2010s oil glut, Big Oil has changed their tactics on how they replenish their oil reserves. In an effort for less volatile …

February 19, 2017

Five Takeaways from Trump’s America First Energy Plan

The Trump administration released the America First Energy Plan shortly after Trump’s inauguration. Here are the five key policy takeaways from the plan: Eliminating burdensome policies such …

 
November 16, 2016

Energy Politics in the South China Sea

Territorial claims in the South China Sea are typically viewed through a nationalist or military lens. However, these labels may obscure the true aim of nations seeking …

November 16, 2016

Oil Companies Look to the Tech Startup World to Breathe Life into Revenues Hit by Deflated Oil Prices

Introduction: The Current Oil Industry Landscape It is no secret that oil price volatility over the past year and a half has caused turmoil in the energy …