Regulatory Challenges for Operations in the Rockies: An In-House Perspective

4th Rockies Young Energy Professionals General Counsel Forum

in Denver, Colorado, USA

Le Meridien Denver Downtown
1475 California St.
Denver, CO 80202

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.

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Overview

The IEL’s Young Energy Professionals are pleased announce the 4th Rockies General Counsel Forum will be held Tuesday, October 16th, in Denver, Colorado.

This year’s forum will still provide attendees the opportunity to seek career advice from industry counsel, but the program will a feature a topical discussion among the in-house panelists of current regulatory challenges for companies operating in Rockies states.  Topics for discussion include ballot initiatives, state primacy and local control, federal lands, race to permit, and evolving environmental health and safety regulations, among others.  The program will start with a reception, which will be followed by the panel discussion, and will conclude with dinner during which the general counsel panelists will join the registrants in a roundtable setting.  This setting provides younger attorneys with the opportunity to interact and have a more intimate discussion with the industry counsel.

Co-Chairs

Diana S. Prulhiere
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Denver, Colorado
Cynthia M. Teel
Lathrop Gage LLP
Denver, Colorado

Panelists

  • Ryan T. Kackley, General Counsel & Vice President – Land, Zavanna, LLC, Denver Colorado
  • Nicole Martinet, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, PDC Energy, Denver, Colorado
  • Elizabeth Spencer, Lead Counsel – West BU, BP America Production Company, Denver, Colorado
  • Daniel T. Sweeney, General Counsel, Great Western Operating Company, LLC, Denver, Colorado

Tuition

  • $25 - IEL Advisory Board Member (under 40)
  • $25 - IEL Young Energy Professional Member
  • $25 - IEL Supporting or Sustaining Member Employee (under 40)
  • $25 - In-House Counsel (under 40)
  • $25 - Government Employee (under 40)
  • $30 - Other Young Energy Professionals
  • $25 - Law Student

Agenda

5:45 pm


Registration and Cocktail Reception

6:35 pm


Introductions by the Program Chair

6:45 pm


Regulatory Challenges for Operations in the Rockies: An In House Perspective

Our in-house panelists will discuss current regulatory challenges for companies in Rockies states, including ballot initiatives, state primacy and local control, federal lands, race to permit and evolving environmental health and safety regulations. In addition, the panelist will provide advice to young lawyers on practicing law.

7:45 pm


Dinner with the Speakers and Individual Question and Answer Period

After the panel discussion and group question and answer period, each panelist will sit at an individual table with a number of young energy attorneys for a more intimate question and answer session.

8:30 pm


Adjourn

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