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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
As detailed elsewhere on this blog (here and here), courts are becoming increasingly resistant to attempts by third parties, specifically environmental non-governmental organizations ("ENGOs", ) to insert themselves in permitting processes and judicial reviews where they are not directly involved and add no relevant expertise.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In a joint Canada-U.S. press confer​​ence​​​​ held earlier this month, Canada's Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox announced harmonized cross-border regulations aimed at strengthening safety standards for rail tank cars used to transport crude oil and other dangerous goods.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On April 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal to Jessica Ernst in her ongoing claim against the Energy Resources Conservation Board (predecessor to the Alberta Energy Regulator)(the "Board") and others relating to the damages allegedly caused to Ms. Ernst and her property by a coal bed methane shallow drilling program.
Santamarina Y Steta SC
On October 31, 2014, several regulations and regulatory instruments that will contribute to the implementation of the different laws in energy matters.
Santamarina Y Steta SC
On November, 2014, the Second Chamber of the MSC ruled the case law 9/2012 in which it provided the position of the Court in this matter.
Santamarina Y Steta SC
The Provisions are general and mandatory for all interested parties who intend to engage in the generation of electricity from any technology, and who require a permit in terms of the LIE.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On May 18, 2015, the Government of Mongolia, Rio Tinto and the Rio Tinto subsidiary, Turquoise Hill Resources, reached agreement on development of the underground phase of the Oyu Tolgoi mining project.
Herguner Bilgen Ozeke Attorney Partnership
We are pleased to present the Hergüner Newsletter Winter/Spring Edition 2015. This Edition examines select issues within the Turkish Energy Sector.
Field Fisher Waterhouse
Securing a country's long-term affordable energy supply is clearly key to economic and political stability.
This Resolution was published and took effect on 15 May 2015.
The President of Ukraine signed two strategic bills on energy efficiency and energy modernization of the country, adopted by the Parlament of Ukraine on 9 April 2015...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In its May 20, 2015 compliance filing, NERC indicated that it had addressed the Commission's concerns by submitting an ERO Enterprise self-logging program document.
Blank Rome LLP
The Final Rule goes even further than the flawed Proposed Rule. EPA has now required that all states completely eliminate the SSM defense to a citizens' suit and/or penalty action.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In 2012, FERC began its actions against Barclays when FERC issued a notice of alleged violations.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 15, 2015, the FERC commissioners sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") addressing two areas where FERC could contribute to maintaining reliability under EPA's Clean Power Plan ("CPP").
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Over the last few years, a number of key jurisdictions have adopted regulations requiring companies engaged in natural resource extraction activities to disclose the payments they make to governments and state-owned companies.
The recent dip in oil prices has set many leading oil and gas companies into situations of financial distress.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In an order issued May 21, 2015, FERC approved an amendment to PacifiCorp's Network Operating Agreement ("NOA") between PacifiCorp and its merchant function, PacifiCorp Energy...
In the wake of Texas' recent "ban on banning hydraulic fracturing," Oklahoma lawmakers have passed a similar law—SB 809—prohibiting municipal governments from regulating oil and gas drilling at the local level.
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In the course of two of its recent decisions, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has fundamentally altered the legal landscape as to how parties must behave in their contractual relationships and how contracts are to be interpreted.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
During 2014, many of the significant LNG projects proposed for the West Coast of British Columbia seemed to be making progress.
Mayer Brown
The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has published proposed regulations clarifying which activities generate "qualifying income" for a Master Limited Partnership (MLP).
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
ATLANTA (May 12, 2015) — On May 12, 2015, Georgia took a giant leap forward in the development of distributed solar power in the state, outpacing all other states in the region.
Herdem Attorneys at Law
In last 10 years, energy experts have been working keenly on the establishment of a new private and competitive electricity market in Turkey.
Mayer Brown
Overriding royalty interests, com¬monly referred to as ORRIs, have been used for decades by oil and gas exploration and production compa¬nies as mechanisms for obtaining funding, particularly in situations where more traditional methods, such as bank loans, are not available on attractive terms.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced earlier this week that its board of directors has promoted Vicki A. Hollub to Senior Executive Vice President of Occidental and President – Oxy Oil and Gas.
McLennan Ross LLP
Earlier this week the Supreme Court of Canada granted Jessica Ernst leave to appeal a ruling of the Alberta Court of Appeal.
Venable LLP
The Notice of Intent to List (the notice), lays out specific limitations as to the species and the parts of the plant that OEHHA intends to list.
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