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    NAPE: Legal issues facing the oil and gas industry

    Aug 20, 2014

    As oil and gas production grows in various parts of North America, so, too, do the legal issues that states across the US face, said panelists at the NAPE Business Conference on Wednesday, August 20, at the Houston George R. Brown Convention Center.

    Moore joins Mayer Brown in Houston

    Aug 19, 2014

    Thomas J. Moore has joined the Houston office of Mayer Brown as a partner in the Corporate & Securities and Oil & Gas practices.  

    Indonesia, Vietnam pose high risk for oil and gas companies, investors overconfident in Egypt

    Aug 19, 2014

    Indonesia’s climate for investments in the oil & gas sector weakened significantly due to restrictions on foreign direct investments, opportunities in Vietnam remain hampered by the South China Sea dispute, and investors in Egypt are at risk of confusing gradual political risk improvements for newfound, long-term stability according to a new ranking from the Emerging Markets Group of Alliant Insurance Services.

    Arrington to join energy practice at Locke Lord

    Aug 12, 2014

    Energy transactional lawyer Scott Arrington will join Locke Lord as a partner in its Corporate and Transactional Department and the Energy Practice Group.

    Energy companies at risk of higher taxes in Louisiana

    Aug 11, 2014

    Tax assessors  in a number of Louisiana parishes are attempting to implement new methods to classify and value underground salt caverns used by energy companies to store natural gas and other petroleum products.

    Battles continue over local bans on hydraulic fracturing

    Aug 7, 2014

    In towns across America, hydraulic fracturing continues to be a hot-button issue, with municipalities in at least twelve states adopting measures to ban hydraulic fracturing altogether on a temporary or permanent basis.

    International arbitration partner joins Vinson & Elkins

    Aug 4, 2014

    International arbitration lawyer Amir Ghaffari has joined Vinson & Elkins as a partner in the firm’s London office

    Mexico’s Lower House passes final oil bills, sends them to Senate

    Aug 4, 2014

    Mexico’s Lower House passed a final package of bills on Aug. 2 to regulate an end to the nation’s state oil monopoly, sending the legislation to the Senate for final approval after making minor changes on pension and retirement issues, according to Bloomberg.

    Freeport LNG Wins Approval for Export Plans

    Aug 1, 2014

    Freeport LNG Development LP has received US regulatory approval to proceed with plans to build a liquefied natural gas export project in Texas, according to Bloomberg.

    US DOE grants conditional approval to Oregon LNG to export LNG

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Energy Department has conditionally authorized Oregon LNG to export domestically produced LNG to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the US.  

    Energy Trading & Marketing

    Opportune has client-centric focus

    Dec 12, 2013

    Rapidly-growing Firm Concentrates on Consulting, Tax, and Outsourcing

    Move quickly on LNG exports

    Nov 12, 2013

    DOE's Cove Point decision should govern all LNG export requests.

    Will emissions costs choke petchem expansions?

    Jun 20, 2013 Emission regulations require that companies planning new olefin crackers in EPA designated nonattainment areas like Houston must buy emission credi...

    Little named president of EQECAT

    Mar 21, 2013 ABS Group has appointed Paul Little as president of EQECAT, its catastrophe modeling company. Little replaces Bill Keogh who has resigned from the ...

    Crazy little crude called Brent -- links to ICE Futures

    Mar 12, 2013 Brent physical traders are members of an exclusive club that transacts roughly fifty 600 MBbl cargoes of crude a month representing about 1 MMb/d o...

    Regulatory Monitor

    NAPE: Legal issues facing the oil and gas industry

    Aug 20, 2014 As oil and gas production grows in various parts of North America, so, t...

    Moore joins Mayer Brown in Houston

    Aug 19, 2014 Thomas J. Moore has joined the Houston office of Mayer Brown as a partne...

    Indonesia, Vietnam pose high risk for oil and gas companies, investors overconfident in Egypt

    Aug 19, 2014 Indonesia’s climate for investments in the oil & gas sector weakened...

    Arrington to join energy practice at Locke Lord

    Aug 12, 2014 Energy transactional lawyer Scott Arrington will join Locke Lord as a pa...

    Energy companies at risk of higher taxes in Louisiana

    Aug 11, 2014 Tax assessors  in a number of Louisiana parishes are attempting to ...

    Risk Management

    Wild Well expands presence in Asia Pacific

    Aug 20, 2014 Wild Well Control Inc. has hired Wayne Stennes and Christian Haustead to...

    WPX Energy names Vann as CFO

    Aug 1, 2014 WPX Energy has appointed J. Kevin Vann as senior vice president and CFO....

    Silver Lake acquires Quorum Business Solutions

    Jul 14, 2014 Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Kraftwerk have agreed to acquire Qu...

    Superior Energy Services names Remson VP

    Jun 9, 2014 Superior Energy Services has named Paul Remson as vice president of risk...

    SPE event to focus on offshore risk management

    Mar 31, 2014 Former Subsea 7 Global Insurance Director Robert Armstrong will present ...

    Software Technology

    Lusk named chairman at Merrick

    Aug 11, 2014 Merrick, a provider of production management and hydrocarbon accounting ...

    Software Technology Briefs

    Aug 11, 2014

    Transformational technology

    Aug 11, 2014 Unconventional resources have transformed the North American oil and gas...

    Oildex refreshes visual identity

    Aug 5, 2014 Oildex has refreshed its brand to include a new logo, tagline, website, ...

    Landmark acquires Neftex

    Jul 31, 2014 Landmark Software and Services, a Halliburton business line, has acquire...

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