The Third Circuit and Clovelly Oil Co. LLC v. Midstates Petroleum: A Dangerous Decision on Joint Operating Agreements

The Third Circuit and Clovelly Oil Co. LLC v. Midstates Petroleum: A Dangerous Decision on Joint Operating Agreements January 29, 2014 In 1956, the American Association of Petroleum Landmen adopted the Model Form Operating Agreement for joint lease operations in order to decrease litigation.[1]  However, in 2012, the Louisiana Third Read more…

Rebuilding Green for All: Climate Change Adaptation and Green Affordable Redevelopment Post-Disaster

Rebuilding Green for All: Climate Change Adaptation and Green Affordable Redevelopment Post-Disaster November 20, 2013 Sean Wright, B.A. from Miami University; M.A. from Ohio State University, John Glenn School of Public Affairs; J.D. from Ohio State University Mortiz College of Law. Sean is currently a Judicial Clerk for Judge Beryl A. Howell, Read more…

Imprescriptible Mineral Servitudes in Louisiana: Problematic from the Start

Imprescriptible Mineral Servitudes in Louisiana: Problematic from the Start September 11, 2013 Hayne Beatrous Caliva, J.D./C.L. 2013, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University. I.  INTRODUCTION Under Louisiana law a landowner’s title and ownership of immovable property necessarily extends to solid minerals, because they are treated as component parts Read more…




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