Indonesia’s New Draft Oil & Gas Law

Indonesia has recently made public a full copy of its draft oil and gas law for review and parliamentary discussion. By way of update to our client alert of 21 April 2015, we can now review the further revised and full version of the anticipated draft law that the Indonesian Government is seeking to implement later this year. If passed, this new law will repeal and replace the old law, Law No. 22 of […]

By |August 6th, 2015|

Ukraine: Law On Transparency In Extractive Industries

On 16 June 2015, the Parliament of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine On Amendments to Some Legislation of Ukraine on Securing Transparency in Extractive Industries No. 521-VIII (hereinafter – the “Law”). The Law was signed by the President of Ukraine and officially published on July 11, 2015 and came into force on July 12, 2015.

The Law was adopted in order to increase transparency in the extractive industries, implement international reporting standards, improve natural resource […]

By |August 5th, 2015|

FERC Releases 2015 Energy Primer

On July 27, 2015, FERC released its 2015 version of the Energy Primer: A Handbook of Energy Market Basics (“Energy Primer”).  The Energy Primer was developed by staff from the Division of Energy Market Oversight within FERC’s Office of Enforcement.  First released in 2012, the Energy Primer is a manual that provides a broad overview of the physical wholesale markets for natural gas and electricity and energy-related financial markets.  The 2015 release of the […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|