Download PDF Stephen Heifetz and Michael Gershberg* Until recently, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the Committee) rarely affected domestic energy projects. That has changed, and CFIUS now actively reviews and sometimes alters transactions … [Read more...] about Why Are Foreign Investments in Domestic Energy Projects Now Under CFIUS Scrutiny?
Download PDF Joshua C. Zive* I. Introduction The role of foreign investment in the U.S. energy sector has changed significantly in recent years. The development of domestic oil and gas resources has resulted in a significant increase in foreign interest in … [Read more...] about Unreasonable Delays: CFIUS Reviews of Energy Transactions
Download PDF Hannah J. Wiseman* Abstract: Recent domestic growth in oil and gas natural gas production from shales and sandstones called “tight” formations—largely enabled by a modified technology called slickwater hydraulic fracturing—has driven both economic growth and … [Read more...] about The Private Role in Public Fracturing Disclosure and Regulation
Download PDF William Bumpers and Paulina Williams† On August 7, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (Sixth Circuit) issued an opinion that has significant Clean Air Act (CAA) regulatory implications for oil and gas development projects. In Summit … [Read more...] about Sixth Circuit Pushes Back on EPA Oil and Gas Source Aggregation Under the Clean Air Act
Download PDF Mark R. Haskell * and Levi McAllister † In the last ten years, new extraction techniques including hydraulic fracturing promise to expand domestic natural gas production substantially. Shale gas is currently estimated to account for approximately twenty-five … [Read more...] about Shale Gas Development: The Implications of the Shale Gas Revolution for the Natural Gas Industry