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2024 Energy Litigation Outlook

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The Baker Botts Energy Litigation team has identified key issues and trends in the energy sector. To read the full Energy Litigation Outlook, please click here.

Please feel free to reach out to the relevant team members if you have any questions about any of the issues and trends discussed below. 

  • Combating Community Opposition to New Energy Projects
  • Price Disparities in LNG Markets Continue to Generate Disputes
  • Preparing for Shareholder, Consumer, and Other Private Litigation over ESG Disclosures
  • Disruption to Contractual Relationships as a Result of Hostilities in the Middle East
  • Energy Justice
  • Allocation Wells Versus Pooling Under a Lease
  • Fixed v. Floating Royalties
  • Sustainability Disclosures
  • Supreme Court’s Review of Chevron Deference
  • Clarification of Obligations of Texas Electricity Market Participants to Consumers
  • Increased US DOJ Scrutiny of Non-US Business Activities
  • Renewable Project Resets
  • Environmental Reviews & Energy Infrastructure
  • Challenges to Transmission Development Incentives and Policies
  • Federal Trade Commission’s Green Guides Update
  • Coal Combustion Residuals Enforcement and Regulation
  • Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Power Plants
  • Subsurface Trespass and Pore Space Liability
  • EPA Climate Enforcement and Compliance Strategy
  • BLM Venting & Flaring Rules and EPA’s “Waste Methane” Rule
  • Enforceability of ROFRs in Chapter 11

For more information on this topic, and related topics, check out the additional resources below.

  • Energy Enforcement Insider. A monthly podcast that addresses the latest trends and developments in investigations and enforcement matters impacting energy market participants and also provides real-world tips for mitigating risks and addressing key compliance and investigation challenges.
  • Environmental Evolutions. This podcast explores emerging areas and recent developments in environmental law and policy.
  • Beltway Buzz. A quarterly 30-minute interactive discussion focused on emerging compliance and enforcement issues and how these developments impact energy and environmental considerations.
  • Energy Hub. This resource provides easy access to current news and trends in the Energy Sector.

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