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Coronavirus and the Energy Industry: Drilling into Force Majeure Clauses
By Charles Sartain on
Posted in Contract Disputes, operations
Co-authors Preston Kamin and Ryan Frankel
Schools are closing, major events have been cancelled, businesses are telling workers to stay home, and Texas oil and gas producers are preparing to see how the coronavirus will affect their operations.
Many oil and gas contracts – leases and JOAs for example – have force majeure clauses. The…