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Energy Law Research Guide

This guide is intended as a starting point for research on energy law, especially the transportation, distribution, and sale of energy and energy-related natural resources in interstate commerce.

Department of Energy Resources

DOE regulations are published in Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.). Sources of DOE decisions, regulations, and guidance documents include:

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) was created by and receives its regulatory authority from the Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977, 42 U.S.C. § 7101 et seq. The DOE is made up of several smaller divisions and agencies, including (but not limited to):

Free Web and Electronic Resources

Using Google

The Google site command is a very effective way to search through specific websites, or through specific domains (.gov, .org, etc).  In fact, using the Google site search is usually the easiest way by which to find information on federal and state government websites. 

It's a very simple search technique using the "site" command, as shown below. 

This search will look for the terms "fracking" and "oklahoma" within the Department of Interior website.  

Print Resources