Recent Developments in the Law of Interest to Oil and Gas Lawyers


  • Robert T. Booth
  • Robert P. Desbarats



Energy Law, Petroleum Law


The purpose of this paper is to discuss recent developments in the law which are of in terest to lawyers in the field of oil and gas. It deals with both judicial decisions and statutory developments during the last year. Many of the cases discussed do not pertain directly to the oil and gas industry. These cases have been included either because they involve situations analogous to those which occur frequently in the oil and gas business or because they apply principles of law which are applicable to this industry. Because of the increasing number of statutory developments the Part of the paper dealing with new legislation and regulations has been expanded.


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