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Archive for November 1st, 2011


This Just In: Energy Law in a Nutshell (Plus other oil and gas law resources)

Our prior post, Demand for Oil and Gas Attorneys Increases, noted that the recent exploration for natural gas in Ohio has resulted in increased work in this area for attorneys.  Need to get up to speed on Oil and Gas law?  The library recently received a copy of Energy Law in a Nutshell KF2120.Z9 T65 2011.  Other helpful resources in our collection include: 

  • Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell KF1850 .L68 2009
  • The Law of Oil and Gas, with Forms KF1849 .S8 2004 – kept current with pocket parts.  Also on Westlaw.
  • FERC : Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,  American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources KF2120 .M34 2009
  • Hemingway Oil and Gas Law and Taxation KF1849 .H44 2004 (Hornbook)

Some Ohio specific resources:

  • Ohio Jurisprudence 3d – article on Mines and Minerals and article on Energy
  • Baldwin’s Ohio Real Estate Law – Chapter 47, Ohio and Gas Leases. (also on Westlaw)
  • Ohio Real Property Law and Practice – Chapter 14, Minerals Oil and Gas (also on Lexis)

Photo:  Shale Gas Exploration – A drilling rig testing for the possibility of extracting gas by the controvertial hydraulic fracturing technique more commonly known as “fracking”.  From Geograph.