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Understanding Similarities and Differences in Four Oilfield Anti-Indemnity Acts

By on October 3, 2018 in Commercial, Contracts, Energy, Oil & Gas

Indemnity provisions are widely used in the energy industry as a method of contractually apportioning liability between parties. These provisions are a staple in Master Service Agreements and can be unilateral or mutual, explains Zoe Vermeulen in a post on the website of Kean Miller LLP.

The author discusses oilfield anti-indemnity acts in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Wyoming,.

The article also covers construction anti-indemnity acts.

“Like the Oilfield Anti-Indemnity Acts, these construction anti-indemnity acts vary widely from state to state and have many exceptions and nuances. And awareness of and familiarity with these statutes is also critical to adequately evaluating the viability of a contractual indemnity provision,” writes Vermeulen.

Read the article.






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