November 22, 2014
by Elizabeth Dennis
JURIST Guest Columnist Dmytro Galagan, of VoxUkraine, discusses the ongoing natural gas dispute between Ukraine and Russia ...On November 16, 2014, NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine (Naftogaz) and OJSC Gazprom (Gazprom) informed that they had filed lawsuits against each other at the Arbitration Institute ...[read more]
October 11, 2013
by Peter Snyder
France Constitutional Council on Friday upheld France's ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, finding that banning the controversial natural gas extraction process is a valid means of protecting the environment. The issue was brought before the council by representatives of Schuepbach Energy ... ...[read more]
July 21, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has been at the center of much debate in the past decade. The process has had an enormous impact on the energy industry in the US, particularly with regard to natural gas markets. Natural gas will continue to play an important role in the energy future of the US, ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
Shale gas deposits have been identified across the US and drilling efforts had begun as early as the 1940s. As natural gas extraction intensified in the early twenty-first century and environmental concerns gained publicity, some landowners filed lawsuits, particularly in the northeast Marcellus ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
Since 2005, there has been a great deal of state legislation passed codifying restrictions on the natural gas industry. Some states chose to embrace precautionary policy and set ground rules for the industry as the natural gas boom was just beginning. Other states have passed legislation aimed at ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has been at the center of much debate in the past decade. The process has had an enormous impact on the energy industry in the US, particularly with regard to natural gas markets. Natural gas will continue to play an important role in the energy future of the US, ...[read more]
July 2, 2013
by Elizabeth Hand
JURIST Guest Columnist Mike Blackwell, Indiana University McKinney School of Law Class of 2013, discusses the US federal regulatory framework for liquefied natural gas exportation...Global energy markets are currently undergoing a number of significant changes. A recent and rapid expansion in the ...[read more]
May 18, 2013
by Arjun Mishra
On May 18, 2012, Vermont became the first US state to ban hydraulic fracking when Governor Peter Shumlin signed Bill H. 464 into law. Hydraulic fracking is a method used by many major oil companies to extract natural gas and obtain shale oil and gas by using an extremely pressurized mixture of ...[read more]
February 20, 2013
by John Paul Regan
JURIST Guest Columnists Joseph Otis Minott and Jay Duffy of the Clean Air Council argue that rather than being a bridge to a renewable energy future, natural gas may not deliver promised climate benefits...Many have advocated the transition from a coal-based to a natural gas-based energy ...[read more]
February 4, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
6/18/2013: Illinois governor signed strictest fracking law in nation 4/24/2013: Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that natural gas is not a "mineral" 3/6/2013: New York lawmakers approved two-year fracking moratorium 12/21/2012: EPA released progress report on study to better understand the ...[read more]

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