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Lexis®PSL Energy weekly highlights—20 October 2016

Published on: 20 October 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Energy weekly highlights—20 October 2016
  • Feature articles
  • Horizontal fracking and the shale gas industry
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Brexit—Implications of exiting the EU for UK energy policy
  • Conventional oil and gas—Emergency EU gas supply corridor measures approved
  • Conventional oil and gas—Guidelines issued on managing offshore oil and gas risk
  • Conventional oil and gas—OGA says UKCS unsanctioned discoveries hold 3bn barrels of oil equivalent
  • Electricity and gas regulation—CMA consultation on new draft energy market remedies orders
  • Electricity market reform—Report says new electricity charging arrangements needed
  • More...

Article summary

Welcome to the weekly Energy highlights from the Lexis®PSL Environment team for the week ending 20 October 2016. This week’s highlights includes news analysis relating to fracking and the government’s recent reversal on appeal in Lancashire. We cover recent news items on Brexit and the implications of exiting the EU for UK energy policy, the approval of measures for an emergency EU gas supply corridor, guidelines for managing risk in the UK offshore oil and gas industry, analysis by the Oil and Gas Authority on unsanctioned oil discoveries across the UK Continental Shelf, CMA consultation on new draft energy market remedies orders, a report from energy trade body Energy UK on the current electricity charging system, the launch of a Heat Network Investment Project pilot scheme, updates on low carbon networks, Welsh Government’s consultation on proposals to create a National Infrastructure Commission for Wales and details of how the UK has fallen to 11 in the global energy sustainability index. We include updates on new and existing consultations published by the CMA and Ofgem, recently published judgements of interest, details of new and updated content within Lexis®PSL Environment as well as updates from other practice areas which may be of interest to energy lawyers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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