Energy (J)

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Brede, Jens
Kvale Advokatfirma DA

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Pestana, Felipe Batista dos Reis
Grupo Planus

Energy (J)

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Carter Newell (Queensland, Australia)

As the food versus mining debate continues, the Queensland Government has released more details of its controversial strategic cropping land policy, which will see prime farming land locked up from future mining development.  While the policy is yet to be written into law, mining proponents would be well placed to consider the impact strategic cropping land status will have on current and future projects.

Read more: Emerging Risks in the Resources Sector

By: Keith Whitson and Levi Jones
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, Pennsylvania and Delaware, USA

With the recent increase in activity in the oil and gas industry in Pennsylvania, disputes between developers and landowners over the interpretation of oil and gas leases are inevitable. In its most recent opinion on

Read more: Superior Court Interprets Oil and Gas Lease in Favor of Landowners

Contacts: James Plumb and Laura Letts
Carter Newell, Queensland, Australia

The Queensland State Government released the draft Mines and Petroleum Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 (draft Bill) and associated consultation paper for public comment on 21 January 2011. Click here to read a summary

Read more: Overlapping Coal and CSG Tenure – Draft Mines and Petroleum Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

By: John L. Williams
Conner & Winters, LLP, Oklahoma

American Indian tribes have the potential to play an increasingly important role in the nation's energy supply. Large reserves of traditional energy resources such as oil, natural gas, and coal exist on Indian lands.

Read more: Energy Development in Indian Country

Contacts: Philip Daly and Jennifer McGuire
LK Shields Solicitors, Ireland

LK Shields Solicitors’ Energy and Natural Resources Unit assists and guides a client list that boasts a wide variety of Irish and international clients in the growth areas of law relating to energy and natural resources.

Read more: District Heating Schemes