A panel of knowledgeable Locke Lord attorneys will address issues related to hydraulic fracturing of shale formations, with a focus on state and federal existing and proposed laws as well as recent litigation and regulatory proceedings on the topic. This program will examine requirements and potential pitfalls that may pose operational and financial challenges to oil and gas companies which conduct hydraulic fracturing operations in the Barnett Shale and other shale plays across the country.
- State-by-state review of laws impacting hydraulic fracturing
- Overview of how Capitol Hill is getting involved in the action
- Discussion of various environmental issues implicated by hydraulic fracturing
- Recent litigation stemming from hydraulic fracturing activities
Ben Cowan (Houston, Partner): Ben’s environmental practice is focused heavily on the energy sector, with extensive experience in energy project development and mergers and acquisition of midstream and E&P companies. He regularly counsels energy companies engaged in hydraulic fracturing on environmental compliance, risk management, and strategic planning.
Elizabeth Mack (Dallas, Partner): Elizabeth’s practice is exclusively devoted to environmental matters, with emphasis on environmental issues affecting the energy sector, environmental litigation, environmental transactional work, brownfields, and environmental compliance.
Who Should Attend
In-house counsel, government affairs professionals, and other persons interested in this technology and its role in helping the United States gain more energy independence.
CLE credit is available for this program and information specific to your state will be provided after you register.
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