Mexico’s New E&P Contracts

by: Adrian Talamantes and Kenneth Culotta

State and privately-owned domestic and foreign companies may now compete in a free market for and directly engage in the exploration and production of liquid, solid ...

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by: Kelly Malone, Kevin Futch and Ji Nin Loh

While projects to export hydropower production may provide an attractive option to some countries, they also bring added risk when compared with domestic projects. These risks need careful consideration from all of the project stakeholders, including governments and utilities, to ensure project development and operation can proceed as planned.Read more

by: David Strickland and Michael Yates

Owners and developers typically seek to minimize up-front costs during the early development of large-cap construction projects. Early attention to key development and construction issues, however, will likely pay rich dividends as these projects progress through completion. Here's how. Read more

by: Jeremiah Anderson

Resolving a circuit split, the Texas Supreme Court held that trial courts have discretion whether to dismiss a lawsuit against a licensed professional with or without prejudice when a plaintiff fails to file a Certificate of Merit contemporaneously with its original petition.Read more

by: Andrew Stakelum

In ruling that the Texas Railroad Commission possessed neither exclusive nor primary jurisdiction over landowner oilfield contamination claims, the Texas Supreme Court removed a significant obstacle to obtaining money damages in courts. Read more

by: Nina Howell

In March 2017 the UK Government published a Discussion Paper highlighting the fiscal issues preventing the transfer of late-life oil and gas assets on the UKCS, and soliciting feedback from industry stakeholders. The Discussion Paper is part of the UK Government’s strategy to maximise economic recovery from older fields in the UK North Sea. Tags/Keywords – these are topical buzz- or key-words that correspond with article post (separate tags with Read more

by: Jeffery Malonson and Denis Fallon

The MLP is a tax efficient structure through which to finance consolidation of mineral and royalty interests. This article highlights structural considerations for private equity-backed mineral and royalty interest companies evaluating the MLP as a vehicle to finance long-term growth.Read more

by: Benjamin Pollock and Craig Ledet

When a claim threatens a major construction project, the contract’s dispute resolution provisions do not always need to read as step-by-step instructions. Prudent parties will study the contract’s requirements but also consider options that might more effectively address the particular dispute and circumstances.Read more

by: Denis Fallon, Kathryn Furman, Jeffery Malonson and Thomas Spulak

Attracting more than 100 attendees from all over the country, King & Spalding’s second Energy Forum for 2017 held at The Houstonian Hotel in Houston, addressed energy capital markets from the perspective of both private equity and public offerings.Read more

by: King & Spalding

Gas is a key source of energy supply to Europe, and plays a fundamental role in Europe’s energy supply mix. Europe is a net importer of gas, which enters Europe in one of two ways: as natural gas which is transported via pipeline, or as liquefied natural gas (LNG) which is regasified in an LNG import (or regasification) terminal. This report provides an overview of the large-scale LNG import terminals in Europe today – existing, under construction and planned – and the services provided at Europe’s existing LNG import terminals.Read more

by: Merrick White, Sylvia Taslim and Zoe Bromage

The Indonesian upstream sector continues to undergo significant legal and regulatory change. This article examines five of the most recent developments in the Indonesian upstream sector that affect Indonesian Production Sharing Contracts and their participating interest holders.Read more