The Bill marks a new chapter in unconventional gas exploration.
As exploration and production activities advance in the oil & gas industry, the host countries are challenged to create new, beneficial and efficient regulations that will ensure the development of a strong local industry.
The phrase "local content" has begun to appear more frequently in the laws, internal policies and tender protocols of governments and companies around the world, particularly with regard to the oil & gas industry.
In the midst of the recent and long-awaited announcement of the new Quebec mining royalties regime, the government also announced that it intends to adopt measures aimed at improving environmental protection and increasing transparency as it relates to mining activities.
Various landowners residing in Clearview Township, County of Simcoe, brought an action against WPD Canada Corporation and Beattie Brothers Farms Limited in order to prevent the construction and operation of an 18.4 MW industrial wind farm.
A discussion on Québec's intention to secure an additional block of 800 MW of wind power capacity.
On February 16, 2013, draft Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations were published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, setting out necessary details for a new enforcement tool in the form of administrative monetary penalties.
After nearly eight months of uncertainty, the Québec government finally unveiled its new mining tax regime during a press conference held on May 6, 2013.
The Québec government has recently revealed its long-awaited mining royalty and tax regime in an official document titled "A New Mining Tax Regime: Fair for All,"
Unlike most traded commodity markets, the market for trading carbon credits or emissions allowances in the EU is not one based on its utility, usage or consumption.
Description of the domestic natural gas sector in Ireland.
Natural gas accounts for approximately 29 per cent of primary energy demand in Ireland.
On 1 April 2013, FIDIC issued guidance on how to deal with a contracting party who has failed to comply with a ‘binding’ decision of a Dispute Adjudication Board.
Mintz Levin community partner Ultra Light Startups will be hosting a Future Energy event June 13th in New York.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has recently issued Notice 2013-29, addressing the new requirement under Section 45 of the Internal Revenue Code that certain renewable energy projects must "begin construction" in 2013 to qualify for the Section 45 production tax credit or for the Section 48 investment tax credit.
In 2012, U.S. installations of photovoltaic solar generation reached 3,313 megawatts, which represents an industry record.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has recently issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking recommending approval of the Version 5 Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards proposed by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania affirmed 177 years of unchanging property rights and laid to rest fears that it would instead affirm a Superior Court decision calling into question title to gas throughout the Marcellus Shale region in Pennsylvania.
The Office of Fossil Energy of the Department of Energy (DOE/FE) ended a nearly two-year moratorium on liquefied natural gas (LNG) export approvals on Friday when it conditionally approved the export of LNG to countries that do not have a free trade agreement with the United States (non-FTA countries).
The Department of Energy has just published a new series of protocols for calculating the savings from energy efficiency upgrades in homes, commercial buildings, and industrial facilities.