Description Date Docket #
BP Exploration and Production, Inc. v. Claimant ID 100094497
United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Oil and Gas Law, Water Law
In a case arising out of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, held that a detrimentally impacted seafood business's monetary award under a court...
12/10/2018 17-30949
US v. Bostock
United States Seventh Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Oil and Gas Law, Water Law
Affirmed the sentence of a defendant who pleaded guilty to distributing methamphetamine.
12/10/2018 18-1897
Save Lafayette Trees v. City of Lafayette
California Court of Appeal
Oil and Gas Law, Government Law, Environmental Law
Revived a citizen group's claim that a city failed to comply with the California Environmental Quality Act when it authorized a utility company to...
10/23/2018 A154168
In re Deepwater Horizon
United States Fifth Circuit
Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law
In a case related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, affirmed the dismissal of claims brought by individuals and associations located in Mexico that...
10/18/2018 17-30122
Shell Offshore, Inc. v. Tesla Offshore, LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Admiralty, Oil and Gas Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a company surveying the ocean floor was properly apportioned 75 percent of the liability for an accident in which its underwater sonar...
10/05/2018 16-30528
US v. Nature's Way Marine LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Admiralty, Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law
Held that the owner of a tugboat was also considered to be operating an oil barge that the tugboat was moving at the time the barge collided with a...
09/21/2018 17-60698
American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers v. O'Keeffe
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a complaint challenging Oregon's Clean Fuels Program, which regulates the production and sale of transportation fuels based...
09/07/2018 15-35834
Township of Bordentown v. FERC
United States Third Circuit
Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law
Rejected challenges to a natural gas pipeline project but remanded on one issue. Local governments and an environmental organization argued that the...
09/05/2018 17-1047
Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
United States Third Circuit
Water Law, Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law
Denied a petition for review of a Pennsylvania state regulators' decision to grant a Clean Water Act certification to a natural gas pipeline project....
09/04/2018 16-2211
Center for Biological Diversity v. Department of Conservation
California Court of Appeal
Water Law, Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law
Affirmed that an environmental group was not entitled to a writ of mandate directing the California Department of Conservation to order the immediate...
08/14/2018 A149896

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