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Electrification of the Auto Industry Steps on the Gas

Electrification of the Auto Industry Steps on the Gas

Insight
Several recent developments show momentum continuing to build toward the replacement of fossil fuels with electricity to power the cars of the future, reports Foley & Lardner.

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EIA: Global Oil Oversupply Could Return in 2018

EIA: Global Oil Oversupply Could Return in 2018

Insight
The U.S. Energy Information Administration lowered its crude-oil price forecast and raised its production outlook for 2018 in its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, reports Oil & Gas Journal.

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Webcast: BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017

Webcast: BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017

Event, June 13
BP Global will present a webcast discussing data generated by the BP Statistical Review of World Energy, on Tuesday, June 13, 9:30-11 a.m. Eastern time.

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Chesapeake Energy and McClendon Estate Reach Settlement

News
The deal calls for Chesapeake to pay $3.25 million in legal fees and drop claims for $445 million related to data McClendon took from the company when he was fired in April 2013, reports The Oklahoman.

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Hunton & Williams Launches Sustainability and Corporate Clean Power Initiative

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Hunton & Williams LLP announces the formation of a global cross-disciplinary legal team to advise corporations and investors on issues related to sustainability and efforts to increase utilization of renewable energy

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Lawyer Over Chesapeake Legal Fees

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A state district judge in Fort Worth shut down the litigation against Dan McDonald in which attorney Jim Ward was seeking up to a third of the millions in legal fees stemming from the Chesapeake case.

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Computational Pipeline Monitoring for Gas Pipelines – What Works, What Doesn’t

Computational Pipeline Monitoring for Gas Pipelines – What Works, What Doesn’t

Event, Oct. 6, 2016, 1 p.m. CDT
Oil & Gas Journal will present a webinar sponsored by Schneider Electric on computational pipeline monitoring (CPM) techniques and their use in detecting commodity releases on liquid pipelines.

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Power Regulatory Series: Complimentary Webinar

Power Regulatory Series: Complimentary Webinar

Event, July 20, 12 p.m. CDT
Bracewell will present a webinar titled “Qualifying Facilities, Exempt Wholesale Generators and Market-Based Rates: The Basics and Beyond” on Wednesday, July 20, beginning at noon CDT.

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Kirkland Counsels TSSP on Hunt Oil Deal to Develop Midland Basin Acreage

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP announced that it advised TSSP, a leading special situations investment platform of TPG, on its agreement with Hunt Oil Co., a privately held oil and gas exploration and production company, to develop certain of Hunt Oil’s assets in the Midland Basin in Texas.

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Webinar: Raising the Stakes in Energy Efficiency Enforcement

Webinar: Raising the Stakes in Energy Efficiency Enforcement

Event, May 3, 12:30 p.m. EDT
Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP will host a complimentary one-hour webinar on what industry needs to know about the increasingly severe enforcement of energy efficiency rules.

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Ex-Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon Indicted Over Lease Bid Rigging

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Aubrey McClendon, the co-founder and former chief executive officer of Chesapeake Energy Corp., was indicted on charges that he conspired to rig bids for the purchase of oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma, reports Bloomberg.

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My Mineral Producer has Filed Bankruptcy – Now What?

My Mineral Producer has Filed Bankruptcy – Now What?

Article
As the dreaded packet arrives in the mail from a Bankruptcy Court, many mineral owners are being introduced to the third “B” of the oil business – Boom, Bust, Bankruptcy.

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Taylor Energy Executive Blames Decade-Old Oil Leak on ‘Act Of God’

NEWS
A decade-old oil leak that could last for another century was caused by an “act of God” during a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, the president of the company responsible said Wednesday.

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Resources for Innovation Still Needed Amid Oil, Gas IT Budget Cuts

Article
When oil traded at $100/barrel, oil companies were more focused on expanding their geographic footprint, but the decline in oil prices now has companies focusing instead on reducing costs

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Managing Risks in Large Solar Energy Projects: Webinar

Managing Risks in Large Solar Energy Projects: Webinar

On-Demand
Large renewable energy projects require substantial capital investments, and depend on predictable, long-term cash flows in order to provide investor returns that can attract that capital.

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Court Hits Anadarko With $159M Fine for Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Court Hits Anadarko With $159M Fine for Deepwater Horizon Disaster

NEWS
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. must pay a $159.5 million civil fine for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil well whose blowout that caused the largest U.S. offshore oil spill, reports Reuters.

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Trial Teams Win $61M in Two Cases

Trial Teams Win $61M in Two Cases

NEWS
Gruber Hurst Elrod Johansen Hail Shank won a $33 million verdict in a gas transportation contract dispute and a $28 million verdict in a fraud/fiduciary breach claim in the oil patch in recent weeks.

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