Legal Issues One Faces When Drilling for Oil

by RyanD December 11, 2013 Environmental Law

 The oil industry is one of the largest operations in the world, with oil companies worldwide collectively generating more than 82 million barrels of oil per day. Despite oil’s purported plenteousness and lucrative nature, the legal aspects of drilling for oil are technical, complex, and onerous. Permits: Where and When Can Drilling Occur? In order […]

Read the full blawg post →

Offshore Drilling and the Law of the Sea

by RyanD February 15, 2013 Business Law

Up until the 20th century, industrialization had mainly been landlocked and had not spread to the seas and oceans. Most water travel was for coast to coast transport and national defense. Little progress had been made into mining the depths of the water for resources. Metals, minerals and food are the main products of the […]

Read the full blawg post →

Drilling Laws in the United States

by RyanD January 26, 2013 Environmental Law

Petroleum and natural gas are the lifeblood of the United States and other industrialized nations. They provide the gasoline and other fuels that we use to run our cars, trucks and other vehicles, as well as the materials that we use for cooking and other forms of work. Countless products, including aspirins, toothpaste, milk cartons […]

Read the full blawg post →