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Hogan Lovells said Tuesday that it's boosted its energy project development practice with a former Baker Botts LLP partner who specializes in liquefied natural gas project development.
The federal government asked a New Mexico federal court Wednesday to pause litigation brought by the state and the Navajo Nation over the 2015 Gold King Mine spill while the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ponders whether to consolidate several actions stemming from the incident, saying it’s the most reasonable approach.
A landowner asked the Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a lower appellate court's opinion that he alleges wrongly nixed a $2 million jury award in his favor stemming from a trespassing dispute with XTO Energy Inc. over mineral leases.
New York state on Wednesday approved an EverPower Wind Holdings Inc. unit’s $180 million, 126-megawatt project proposed on the shore of Lake Erie, and touted it as a sign the state is adopting cleaner energy sources.
The Bureau of Land Management, the states of North Dakota and Texas and several energy industry groups on Tuesday challenged efforts to block a decision suspending parts of a rule limiting oil and gas companies from venting and flaring methane on public lands, arguing in California federal court that a preliminary injunction that would keep the rule’s provisions in effect isn’t warranted.