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Published: 27 March 2014

546 Pages


ISBN: 9780198703181

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The Law of Energy Underground

Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Edited by Donald N. Zillman, Aileen McHarg, Adrian Bradbrook, and Lila Barrera-Hernandez

  • A comprehensive and interdisciplinary study into the law applicable to the rapidly developing field of the production, transmission, and storage of energy underground
  • Investigates the challenges posed to the existing legal framework by new developments such as fracking, geothermal energy, underground electrical activity, and carbon capture and storage
  • Addresses the controversial legal issues raised by the underground extraction of energy, including ownership, the impact on the environment, and the need to provide compensation for any damage caused

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