Marathon Oil Co. v. United States

ELR Citation: ELR 20332
No(s). 97-5146 (Fed. Cir. Oct 15, 1998)

The court holds that the Outer Banks Protection Act's (OBPA's) temporary moratorium on oil exploration did not cause the United States to breach outer continental shelf (OCS) oil and gas leases with two oil companies. The court first holds that the phrase "all other applicable statutes and regulatio...