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OIL AND GAS LAW: A LEGAL RESEARCH GUIDE

Schroeder, Lauren E.


Item #: 70889
Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc./Bflo; 2011.

Series: LEGAL RESEARCH GUIDES
Subjects: CONSERVATION/ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, NATURAL RESOURCES, OIL & GAS LAW

This descriptive research guide begins with an introductionexplaining what oil and gas law comprises, including a briefhistory of its development and evolution since the resourceswere first discovered in the mid-19th century. It coversprimary sources of the law: cases, regulations and statutesfrom different levels of government, including materialsproduced by various government entities (such as agency orcongressional documents), and the types of secondary sourcesavailable, including treatises, periodicals and practitionermaterials. It also covers the main sources of internationaloil and gas law to compare them to that of the UnitedStates. Finally, the guide outlines what is involved inresearching the oil pollution sub-area of this topic.

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