Shale and hydraulic fracturing updates – a complete offering

At Norton Rose Fulbright, we continue to lead the discussion on legal developments surrounding hydraulic fracturing. On Wednesday, September 17 at 11:00 am (Sydney/Session 1) and 3:00 pm (Cape Town/Session 2), we will host a web seminar focusing on the lessons learned in North America and how they apply globally.

Our web seminar speakers and moderators are at the forefront of the shale conversation and have authored and contributed to publications that explore key issues in developing unconventional resources.

Alan Harvie, Eddie Lewis ,Barclay Nicholson and Matt Ash have articles featured in The Shale Gas Handbook which acts as a quick reference guide for companies involved in the exploitation of unconventional gas resources.

Oil and gas companies have traditionally protected the composition of hydraulic fracturing liquids through state-level trade secret laws. Barclay Nicholson and Alan Harvie have contributed to Trade Secrets in hydraulic fracturing hydraulic fracturing which takes an in-depth look at the balance governments strive to maintain between protecting the health of their citizens and supporting energy development.

For the latest overview of recent litigation involving shale and hydraulic fracturing, the following publication authored by Barclay Nicholson is available for download.