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Newsletter articles from 2007

From the Chair By James K. Weston Sr. December 2007 A message from Section Chair James K. Weston.
From the editor By James K. Weston Sr. October 2007 We continue to solicit articles or ideas for articles for publication in this newsletter.
From the editor By James K. Weston Sr. June 2007 We continue to solicit articles or ideas for articles for publication in this newsletter.
From the editor February 2007 In our last edition, we included a questionnaire soliciting thoughts on the viability of a CLE program put on by the Section Council.
Illinois drilling permits—The upward trend continues By James K. Weston Sr. December 2007 An analysis of drilling permit applications in the last few years reflects continued modest increases in production activity.
Illinois drilling permits—The upward trend continues By James K. Weston Sr. October 2007 An analysis of drilling permit applications in the last few years reflects continued modest increases in production activity.
Illinois drilling permits—The upward trend continues By James K. Weston Sr. June 2007 An analysis of drilling permit applications in the last few years reflects continued modest increases in production activity.
Illinois drilling permits—The upward trend continues By James K. Weston Sr. February 2007 An analysis of drilling permit applications in the last few years reflects continued modest increases in production activity.
Leasing and producing coalbed methane gas in Illinois after Continental Resources of Illinois, Inc. v. Illinois Methane, LLC By John C. Robinson Jr. February 2007 The long-awaited decision on coalbed methane gas was rendered by the Appellate Court of Illinois, Fifth District, on April 10, 2006, in Continental Resources of Illinois, Inc. v. Illinois Methane, LLC.
Legislative report By James K. Weston Sr. October 2007 First we will review those new Acts that pertain directly to Mineral Law.
Legislative update By James K. Weston Sr. June 2007 Two bills were filed in the Spring Session of the 95th General Assembly that have particular bearing on the mineral industry in Illinois.
The MINER Act: An opportunity for a new era By Thomas Flannigan June 2007 The Federal MINER Act has serious implications for Illinois mining companies operating covered mines in southern Illinois or gravel and other open-pit mines in the north.
Oil and gas law for the non-oil and gas lawyer By John C. Robinson Jr. December 2007  In this article an overview of oil and gas law is presented for the practitioner who only occasionally encounters real estate with oil and gas issues.
Regulatory Directory—Illinois Division of Oil and Gas June 2007 We thought it might be helpful to publish a directory of regulatory officials overseeing the oil and gas industry in Illinois.