7 Things For Attys To Watch As Oil Prices Plunge

Law360, New York (January 23, 2015, 2:15 PM EST) -- The historic slide in global oil prices — currently below $50 a barrel compared to over $100 barrel last summer — has roiled the energy sector, with fallout ranging from stalled oil and gas development to bankruptcy filings. With no imminent signs of a price increase, here are seven ripple effects from the price plunge that energy attorneys are watching closely.

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