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The Oil and Gas Law Review: California

Co-head of Pillsbury’s energy industry team, Robert A James, authored this chapter in the publication The Oil and Gas Law Review.

James, with extensive contributions by Pillsbury environmental partner, Margaret Rosegay, describes the general principles for exploration and production of oil and gas in the state of California and the complex commercial, land use and environmental regulations applicable to operations in the Golden State.

A special focus is on the debate over the expansion of hydraulic fracturing to access vast additional quantities of hydrocarbons in the Monterey Shale…

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