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New oil surge needs infrastructure

It's long been a worry of the oil industry that there simply are not enough pipelines to handle the demand in much of North America. Canada has proven very slow to build up the capacity necessary to handle the demand for their oil from Alberta, in particular. But pipelines across North Dakota have also been built far behind the curve for the Bakken field.

New network of natural gas pipelines proposed to run from West Texas to Louisiana

A $7 billion pipeline network has been proposed to transport natural gas from shale fields in West Texas to export hubs south of Lake Charles. Houston-based Tellurian is still seeking financing for the project, which will involve the construction of three separate pipelines to accommodate increasing natural gas demand in southern Louisiana.

U.S. Supreme Court Ends Lawsuit Against Louisiana Oil and Gas Companies

The United States Supreme Court recently put an end to a lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies in Louisiana. As we discussed in a previous post, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E) initially sued the energy companies in an attempt to hold them financially responsible for loss of coastal wetlands.

25 percent of Gulf oil and gas production knocked out by Hurricane Harvey

Historic flooding is expected to continue in Texas and Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Emergency responders are trying to save stranded people in Houston and across Texas, and on Aug. 28 emergency conditions were declared in Louisiana, where forecasts predict two feet of rainfall in some areas.

Louisiana flood authority asks Supreme Court to hear oil and gas lawsuit

After losing in lower federal courts, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East recently asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a lawsuit that seeks to hold oil, gas and pipeline companies financially responsible for damage to coastal wetlands.

In an Ever-Changing Business Climate, Oil and Gas Professionals Need High-Quality Legal Guidance

The oil and gas business can be a minefield of possible legal pitfalls, and oil companies, producers, operators and landowners need high-quality legal support and guidance to protect their interests.

Comprehensive Legal Support for Oil and Gas Companies, Producers, Operators and Landowners

If you're in the oil and gas business, whether as an oil company, an independent producer or operator, or a landowner, you know the importance of covering your legal bases if you want to make a profit.

St. Bernard Parish Becomes Fifth Parish to File Suit against Oil Companies

St. Bernard Parish is now the fifth parish to sue oil and gas companies in Louisiana for alleged state law violations. (For some background on the issues, please see our previous post, "Dozens of Lawsuits Target Louisiana Oil and Gas Producers.")

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