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Legal in Oil & Gas

Why Right-of-Way Matters

All Title Matters Including a Right-of-Way Usually when there is a “play”, the client will want to know who owns the oil and gas rights,

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Legal in Oil & Gas

2020’s Bad Guys in Energy

Larceny, that business enterprise with a knack for (fleeting) success regardless of the state of the economy, was busy last year. As Obi-Wan Kenobe would

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Tech in Oil & Gas

Technology and Oil

PURPOSE To demonstrate how much our society depends on petroleum products and to show how advances in technology have allowed us to find, obtain, and

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ExxonMobil Discovers That Amended Tax Returns Are Dangerous

In Exxon Mobil Corp. v. United States of America, from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, ExxonMobil learned the hard way that filing amended tax returns can be very costly. Some of the reasons why an amended return is dangerous are below, but first to the case: ExxonMobil was involved in oil and gas ventures in

Climate Change for Energy Professionals – Part 1

By Charles Sartain on February 16, 2021 Gray Reed’s in-house Cassandra, energy partner Paul Yale, has set out to educate energy industry professionals, and anyone else willing to learn, on the latest developments in the climate change debate. Here is Part One, in which Paul reviews three books with differing points of view:  The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, by David Wallace-Wells; Apocolypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts