Oil & Gas E-Report

Oil & Gas E-Report

Inside the Latest Issue:

  • U.S. Supreme Court Holds California Wage-and-Hour Law Inapplicable to Offshore Workers Under OCSLA
  • Lamps: Dimming the Lights on Class Arbitration
  • Court Holds that President Cannot Revoke a Prior Executive Order Withdrawing Certain Offshore Areas from Mineral Leasing
  • A New Well Control Rule for OCS Operations
  • Colorado Enacts Sweeping Regulatory Changes to Oil and Gas Industry
  • Louisiana Appellate Court Upholds Grant of Coastal Use Permit for Crude Oil Pipeline
  • Louisiana Appellate Court Upholds Sufficiency of Omnibus Description
  • Unleased Owner Not Responsible for Post-Production Costs
  • Ohio’s Seventh Appellate District Addresses Lease Continuous Drilling Operations Clause
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Decision of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma Certifying a Modified Royalty Owner Class
  • Owner of Executive Rights Breached Duty under Texas Law by Refusing to Grant Lease

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The Oil & Gas E-Report is a quarterly newsletter that began in 2018. It contains articles of current interest to oil and gas practitioners and is assembled by a geographically diverse group of editors from private practice, in-house, and academia. This e-publication is the successor to IEL’s print publication, the Oil and Gas Reporter, which was published from 1952-2017.

Editorial Board

IEL E-Communications Committee Chair

  • Steven P. Otillar, White & Case LLP


  • Keith B. Hall, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center


  • Kevin C. Abbott, Reed Smith LLP
  • Michael B. Bennett, Eversheds Sutherland
  • Bradford Berge, Holland & Hart LLP
  • Tim Brown, Anadarko
  • Mark D. Christiansen, Edinger Leonard & Blakley PLLC
  • Earl DeBrine, Jr., Modrall Sperling
  • Sharon O. Flanery, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Jana Grauberger, Liskow & Lewis
  • Aimee W. Hebert, Kelly Hart & Pitre
  • John T. Kalmbach, Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway
  • Kenneth Klemm, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
  • Michael P. Lennon, Jr., Mayer Brown LLP
  • Daniel M. McClure, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • John W. Morrison, Crowley Fleck PLLP
  • Jennifer Walter Mosley, Chevron
  • Barclay Nicholson, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • Scott A. O’Connor, Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett
  • Patrick S. Ottinger, Ottinger Hebert, L.L.C.
  • Joseph K. Reinhart, Babst Calland
  • Bruce F. Rudoy, Babst Calland
  • Gregory D. Russell, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • Frédéric (Freddy) Sourgens, Washburn University School of Law
  • Michael K. Vennum, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Please forward any comments, submissions, or suggestions to any of the IEL’s Associate Director, 
Vickie Adams at vadams@cailaw.org.