Energy Law

74th Annual Energy Law Conference

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In-Person and Remote Conference

Registration Open

MCLE Credit will be available

In-Person Attendance held at
Omni Houston Hotel

Four Riverway
Houston, Texas 77056

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Overview

As the world’s long running energy law conference, the 74th Annual Energy Law Conference will bring together legal leaders and other professionals in the energy industry for two days of excellent educational programming covering the oil, gas, and renewables sectors of the energy industry. Attended by in-house leaders, experienced energy attorneys in private practice, government attorneys, landmen, non-legal energy professionals, and young energy professionals, this conference also provides opportunities for social and professional networking with distinguished and diverse attendees.

The conference is free for all IEL Advisory Board Members.

Conference Co-Chairs

Liz Klingensmith
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Houston, Texas

Elizabeth Matthews
Bristow Group Inc.
Houston, Texas

John Rogers Award Recipient

Picture of Julie J. Robertson

Julie J. Robertson (Bio)
Former Chair, President and CEO, Noble Corporation plc
Board Member, EOG Resources, Inc.
Chair of the Board, Seadrill Limited
Board Member, Superior Energy Services, Inc.
Board Member, Patterson-UTI, Inc.

Tuition

IEL Advisory Board members can attend the Annual Energy Law Conference free - membership dues begin at $650.  

Advisory Board members should register using the special link sent to them by email.

Registration includes the Conference, the John Rogers Award Reception and Dinner, meals and the course material provided online, which may be printed or saved by customer.

Payment must accompany registration. Confirmations will be sent to all registrants. Early registration pricing is available through January 27, 2023.

  • $745.00 - Non-Member Registration Fee (*Member dues begin at $650) (Regular Price: $795.00)
  • $555.00 - IEL Supporting or Sustaining Member Employee (Regular Price: $585.00)
  • $555.00 - IEL Young Energy Professional Member (Regular Price: $585.00)
  • $555.00 - Government Employee (Regular Price: $585.00)
  • $150.00 - Full-time Law Student (Regular Price: $150.00)
  • $150.00 - Full-time Law Professor (Regular Price: $150.00)

Schedule and Faculty

Thursday, February 16

7:45 a.m. – Registration/Check-In Opens


8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Overview


8:45 a.m. - The Future of Domestic and Global Energy Security: Lessons Learned from History and Personal Engagement

Based on his wide-ranging public and private sector experience, Secretary Brouillette will offer his views on the current state of domestic and international energy security, how policies affect future outcomes, the political and market influences that effect policy choices, and the role of lawyers shaping and implementing policy.

  • Dan R. Brouillette, 15th United States Secretary of Energy; President, Sempra Infrastructure, Houston, Texas

Interviewers:

  • Mark Robeck, Assistant General Counsel, Golden Pass LNG, Houston, Texas
  • Bianca Roberson, Legal Counsel – Contracts and Procurement, Shell USA, Inc., Houston, Texas

9:30 a.m. - Recent Developments in Energy Law

This session will feature a review of important cases and other developments in energy law over the last year.

  • Christopher S. Kulander, Professor and Director of Oil & Gas Law Institute, South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas

10:30 a.m. - BREAK


11:00 a.m. The Legal Ethics Year in Review: News You Can Use

A wide-ranging, one-hour review of the most interesting developments of the last year or so in legal ethics and the law of lawyering. We’ll distill practical guidance from ethics opinions and case law from all over, and try to discern what lawyers should know to protect their clients and themselves and practice more effectively. Topics will include conflicts of interest, recusal, cybersecurity, extortion, plagiarism, lawyer technology competence, cybersecurity, and more.

  • Lucian T. Pera, Adams and Reese LLP, Memphis, Tennessee

12:00 p.m. Networking Luncheon

US Litigation & Dispute Resolution and US Transactional - Concurrent Sessions

US Litigation & Dispute Resolution Module Chairs

Gregory Brown, Evolution Well Services, LLC, The Woodlands, Texas
Michelle Scheffler, Haynes and Boone, PLLC, Houston, Texas

1:30 p.m. – Hot Topics in Energy Litigation

The US energy sector is in the process of significant change. This panel will discuss emerging trends and issues in energy litigation relating to those changes, including disputes relating to cryptomining, energy transition, cybersecurity and more.

Moderator: Camille Mikhail, Senior Counsel, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Houston, Texas

Panelists:

  • Meghan Dawson McElvy, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Houston, Texas
  • Michael Murphy, Winston & Strawn LLP, Houston, Texas
  • Christopher D. Porter, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, Houston, Texas

2:15 p.m. – The Accommodation Doctrine, the Endangered Species Act, and Drilling Across Lease Lines without Pooling—How Could They Possibly Be Related?

The presenters will discuss a trial in a case that began as an Endangered Species Act case but was transformed into an Accommodation Doctrine and trespass case. The matter involved a surface and mineral owner/lessor’s arguments that the possible presence of an endangered species was a “use” that had to be accommodated by the oil and gas operator and, relatedly, that horizontal wells from the pad-site at issue could not extend beyond the mineral lease line notwithstanding the existence of a valid production sharing agreement.

  • Michael J. Mazzone, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Houston, Texas
  • Julia M. Peebles, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Houston, Texas

3:00 p.m. - Break


3:15 p.m. – Frequently Litigated Provisions of Oil and Gas MSAs

Oil and Gas MSAs often include boilerplate provisions that are litigated when the parties have a dispute over subsequent work/service orders. This panel will share drafting tips and dispute resolution suggestions based on their years of experience litigating MSAs in the oil and gas and energy fields, including discussion of the following commonly litigated provisions: (i) warranties; (2) indemnities/insurance requirements; (3) limitation of damages; (4) choice of law; and (5) dispute resolution provisions.

  • Courtney E. Ervin, Hicks Thomas LLP, Houston, Texas
  • George H. Lugrin IV, Hall Maines Lugrin, P.C., Houston, Texas
  • Reece Rondon, Hall Maines Lugrin, P.C., Houston, Texas
  • Colin Watterson, Hicks Thomas LLP, Houston, Texas

4:00 p.m. – Why is There a Contractor Lien on My Well?

This presentation will take a fact-pattern approach to vendor-operator lien issues, walking attendees through a fictional contract dispute between an unpaid well services provider and the operator of the subject well. It will cover both the process by which the services provider claims, perfects and prosecutes the lien, as well as the potential actions the operator might take to resolve the dispute or defend against the services provider’s contract and lien foreclosure claims. The presentation will feature majority viewpoints on the issues covered while identifying specialized matters that exist in certain states.

  • John R. Chadd, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Denver, Colorado
  • Brent D. Chicken, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Denver, Colorado

4:45 p.m. - Adjourn 1st Day

US Transactional Module Chairs

Jennifer Ferratt, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Houston, Texas
Susan Lindberg, GableGotwals, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1:30 p.m. – A&D: Deal Trends and Key Terms

This panel discussion will examine legal and commercial considerations for current and near-term trends in deal structure, key negotiation flashpoints, and lessons learned from the perspective of both in-house and outside counsel.

  • Denny Ng, Senior Counsel, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Houston, Texas
  • Anthony J. Carna, McGuireWoods LLP, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Rich Frazier, Managing Counsel, TotalEnergies (US), Houston, Texas

2:15 p.m. – Opportunities & Risks of the Carbon/Sustainability Markets

This session will focus on how to create SEC and CFTC regulatory compliant the carbon/sustainability assets in the form of digital assets, finance such carbon/sustainability assets, market and trade such carbon/sustainability assets and the innovative ways to create infrastructure, agreements, rules, policies, and procedures to mitigate regulatory, market and operational risks.

  • Eric Forni, DLA Piper, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Deanna R. Reitman, DLA Piper, Houston, Texas
  • James C. Row, Managing Partner, Entoro Capital, LLC, Houston, Texas

3:00 p.m. - Break


3:15 p.m. – Questions to be Answered in 2023 for the LNG Industry

After a banner year for LNG developers and sellers in 2022, this must-attend session for transactional and commercial support attorneys will discuss key potential developments and trends for 2023.

  • Monica Hwang, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Houston, Texas
  • Shaw Ottis, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Freeport LNG, Houston, Texas
  • John D. Renneisen, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, D.C.

4:00 p.m. – The Role of Private Equity in Energy Transition

Moderator: Hillary H. Holmes, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Houston, Texas

Panelists:

  • Neil Chen, Managing Director, Intrepid Financial Partners, New York, New York
  • Michael Piazza, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Houston, Texas
  • Additional Panelists Invited

4:45 p.m. - Adjourn 1st Day

John Rogers Award Reception and Dinner

Honoring
Julie Robertson
Director of EOG Resources
Chair of Board of Seadrill
Former Chairman, President and CEO of Noble Corporation

River Oaks Country Club
1600 River Oaks Blvd
Houston, Texas 77019

6:15 p.m. - Reception


7:15 p.m. - Dinner and Award Presentation


Fireside Chat with Julie Robertson

Interviewer: Michael Donaldson, Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, EOG Resources Inc.

Friday, February 17

8:30 a.m. – Registration/Check-In Opens

ESG and Renewables - Concurrent Sessions

ESG Module Chair

Taylor Pullins, White & Case LLP, Houston, Texas

9:00 a.m. – The Dual Rise of Net Zero Commitment and Greenwashing Claims

Companies navigating the energy transition continue to face pressure from various stakeholders to manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and net-zero commitments have increasingly become not just an approach for addressing energy-transition risks, but also an expectation from certain investors, shareholders, and governmental authorities. At the same time, there is also heightened scrutiny of emission reduction and sustainability claims and a rising tide of greenwashing litigation. This panel will explore the different issues raised by a establishing a net zero commitment and how to mitigate the risk of greenwashing claims arising from such commitments.

Moderator: Matthew Dobbins, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Houston, Texas

Panelists:

  • Rachel G. Clingman, Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Governance, McDermott International, Ltd., Houston, Texas
  • Heather M. Palmer, Sidley Austin LLP, Houston, Texas
  • Gabrielle Sitomer, Senior Counsel – HSE, Government Affairs, Climate and Sustainability, BPX Energy, Houston, Texas

9:45 a.m. – ESG at a Time of Energy Insecurity

In recent years, all eyes have been on ESG: from the Paris Accords and the SEC’s proposed rule changes on climate disclosures to institutional investors and burgeoning investments in energy transition businesses. As long-term investments in upstream resources and production tighten, energy supplies have been impacted by both the Russian/Ukraine conflict and the demand rebound from the world’s COVID-19 pandemic recovery. In the face of higher energy prices and energy insecurity, does ESG still have place at the table? Our panelists will discuss the focus on ESG in the current energy landscape, both from an in-house and outside counsel perspective.

Moderator
Tracey K. Rice, Copeland & Rice LLP, Houston, Texas

Panelists:

  • Sarah Chaffin, Associate General Counsel, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Houston, Texas
  • Meghan N. Eilers, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Ovintiv, Houston, Texas
  • Trevor G. Pinkerton, King and Spalding LLP, Houston, Texas

10:30 a.m. - BREAK

Renewables Module Chair

Cynthia Martinez, energyRE, Houston, Texas

9:00 a.m. – Overview of Renewable Energy Opportunities in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) with Update on Recent Guidance from the IRS

This session will examine opportunities for renewable energy projects in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, including new and enhanced tax credits for solar, wind, standalone energy storage, clean hydrogen, carbon capture and renewable natural gas projects, as well as new opportunities to monetize tax credits through direct pay and transferability. The session will also provide an update on new guidance from the IRS that will prove key to unlocking the full value of incentives under the IRA.

  • Deanne M. Barrow, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Harriet Amelia Wessel, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Houston, Texas

9:45 a.m. – Offshore Wind Offtake Arrangements in the US

This session will cover, approaches to achieving revenue certainty for offshore wind farms, looking at how offtake arrangements differ in sample states, including the OREC contracts in NY, PPAs in New England and OREC orders in Maryland, and then a zoom in on the most recent NY OREC tender and the direction things may take in the future.

  • Lauren A. Bachtel, Mayer Brown, New York, New York
  • Simon Hayes, Sr., Counsel, Renewable Energy, TotalEnergies (US), Houston, Texas

10:30 a.m. - BREAK

Regulatory and Emerging Issues - Concurrent Sessions

Regulatory Module Chair

Kevin Poloncarz, Covington & Burling LLP, San Francisco, California

10:45 a.m. – West Virginia v. EPA: How the Major Questions Doctrine Limits Federal Agencies’ Role in Addressing Climate Change and Other Big Problems

On the last day of its term, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in the biggest climate case in fifteen years. In declaring the Obama-era Clean Power Plan unlawful while preserving much of EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the Supreme Court formally recognizes the “major questions doctrine” for the first time in a majority opinion.

This panel will consider the implications of the Court’s opinion for both climate regulation and agency rulemaking more broadly and how the decision might limit the Biden Administration’s “whole of government” approach to climate change or discourage agencies from trying to solve big and novel problems using existing authority.

Moderator:

  • Kevin Poloncarz, Covington & Burling LLP, San Francisco, California

Panelists:

  • Matthew Z. Leopold, Hunton Andrew Kurth LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Thomas A. Lorenzen, Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Bethany Davis Noll, Executive Director, State Energy & Environmental Impact Center at NYU Law School, New York, New York

11:30 a.m. – Carbon Pricing, Methane Fees, Tax Credits and Command-and-Control Rules: What’s the Best Pathway to Regulate Climate Emissions?

This panel will consider the future of carbon pricing in the U.S. and whether a national carbon price should remain a policy objective among the energy sector in light of the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, and the role that state-level carbon pricing regimes or border adjustments may continue to play as the federal government drives emission reductions primarily through a mix of tax incentives and targeted sector-specific rules.

Moderator: Kevin Poloncarz, Covington & Burling LLP, San Francisco, California

Panelists:

  • Brett Kerr, Vice President, External Affairs, Calpine Corporation, Houston, Texas
  • Julie Mulkerin Ortiz, General Manager, Decarbonization Strategy, Chevron, San Ramon California
  • Andrew Westgate, Assistant General Counsel – Environmental, Clear Sky Advisors, LLC, Houston, Texas

Emerging Issues Module Chair

Anne Idsal Austin, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Austin, Texas

10:45 a.m. – Permitting Authority for Carbon Capture and Sequestration Projects: Who has it? Who wants it? What does it take to get it from EPA?

Carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) may be on the cusp of a breakthrough, as recent developments at the federal and state levels suggest strong industry and political support for new CCS projects. To that end, the panel will dive into the Underground Injection Control (UIC) primacy process under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), why states would want to assume primacy for Class VI wells from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and share their thoughts on the legal, regulatory, and policy dynamics that may clear, or impede, a path for CCS execution.

ModeratorAnne Idsal Austin, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Austin, Texas

Panelists:
  • Ken McQueen, Cabinet Secretary, Energy & Environment, State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Ethan G. Shenkman, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Anna Wildeman, Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP, Washington, D.C.

11:30 a.m. – Hydrogen and Nuclear: What Needs to Happen in the Regulatory and Finance Arenas to Put Hydrogen and Nuclear on the Same Playing Field as Other Renewable Energy Sources?

The Biden Administration has set forth aggressive goals for the United States to move towards a net-zero economy and, consequently, hydrogen and nuclear technologies have gained renewed interest to make net-zero goals a sustainable, durable reality. To that end, the panel will explore what legal, financial, and policy developments are underway and necessary to realize nuclear and hydrogen technology deployment that address the realities of decarbonizing hard-to-abate sectors and the need for greater energy security.

Moderator: Anne Idsal Austin, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Austin, Texas

Panelists:
  • Nina Jezic, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Constellation, Houston, Texas
  • Elina Teplinsky, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Kenneth Wagner, Executive Director, Hamm Institute for American Energy - Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

12:15 p.m. - Deans of Oil and Gas Practice Lecture and Luncheon

Jay Martin, Retired Sr Counsel Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Chief Compliance Officer Baker Hughes, Houston, Texas


1:45 p.m. A Look Inside the Energy Company Legal Department

This panel of senior industry lawyers will address the concerns of general counsel in operating legal departments in the energy industry and provide advice and guidance regarding new and reliable legal strategies and the professional challenges they face.

ModeratorLinda Perez Clark, Kean Miller LLP, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Panelists:

  • Carolyn Benton Aiman, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Sempra Infrastructure, Houston, Texas
  • Catherine Callaway James, Vice President and General Counsel, Kinder Morgan, Inc., Houston, Texas
  • Brady K. Long, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Transocean Ltd., Houston, Texas

2:45 p.m. - ESG and Ethical Lawyering

The traditional view is that the purpose of the corporation is to maximize profit for shareholders. But increasingly, shareholders, employees, and other stakeholders are looking to corporations to lead with regard to other issues, including ESG issues relating to climate change, human rights, and other social justice matters. Although the SEC is contemplating certain disclosure requirements, lawyers have special responsibilities in advising corporate clients in navigating other social and political dynamics. Indeed, ESG-related lawsuits are becoming more common. This program will consider the role of the lawyer and professional responsibility in addressing CSR and ESG when counseling and advising corporate clients

  • John T. Rice, Visiting Assistant Professor, Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

3:45 p.m. Adjourn

CLE Credit

This program is approved by the State Bar of Texas for a total of 10 hours, including 2 hours of ethics. Course ID Number: 174179392. IEL will directly apply (if requested) for course accreditation in the following states: California, Colorado, Louisiana, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through reciprocity or attorney self-submission in other states, which may require you to pay an additional fee.

Credit hours vary depending on the jurisdiction and whether you attend in-person or online, with some jurisdictions limiting the credit hours available for online attendance. IEL conferences are typically accredited by all mandatory CLE states, but more stringent requirements and restrictions may apply for those viewing the program online. Please review your jurisdiction’s MCLE regulations for more information on the ability to obtain credit for this program.

AAPL Credit

AAPL credit will be available.

Overnight Accommodations

Omni Houston
4 Riverway
Houston, TX 77056

  • Rate $169+/night Standard rooms
  • Available nights of 2/14, 2/15, and 2/16/2023
  • Booking cutoff: Jan. 31, 2023

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Sponsorship Opportunities

John Rogers Award Reception and Dinner (12 Allowed)
$6,000 each

River Oaks Country Club
February 16, 2023

Honoring Julie Robertson

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  • Up to 5 additional guests at the reception and dinner
  • One reserved table at the dinner, if desired,
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Canvas Bag Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed)
$8,000 exclusive (SOLD)

  • Name/logo, along with IEL’s logo, on canvas bag distributed to all attendees containing conference material
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Conference Notepad Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed)
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Seat Covers (Only 1 Allowed)
$6,000 exclusive (SOLD)

  • Seat Covers with Company/Law Firm Logo provided by Sponsor placed on conference chairs
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Wi-Fi Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed)
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Advisory Board Reception
$5,000 (exclusive) (SOLD)

February 15, 2023

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Lanyard Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed)
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Charging Stations Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed)
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Conference Materials Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed) - SOLD
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1st Day Morning Breakfast Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed) - SOLD
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1st Day Morning Break Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed) - SOLD
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1st Day Afternoon Break Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed)
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2nd Day Morning Breakfast Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed)
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  • 2 complimentary registrants at the conference, including the John Rogers Award Dinner
  • An opportunity to display company/firm materials at the conference

2nd Day Morning Break Sponsor (Only 1 Allowed) - SOLD
$4,000 (exclusive)

  • Recognition in all marketing material
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  • An opportunity to display company/firm materials at the conference

Deans of Oil and Gas Practice Lecture Luncheon
$3,500 each

February 17, 2023

Lecture presented by Jay G. Martin

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Networking Luncheon $2,750 each

February 16, 2023

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Exhibitor $2,000 each

February 16-17, 2022

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For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Licia Maria (Lilly) Hogarth, CAIL Sponsorship Director, at 972.244.3424 or lhogarth@cailaw.org.

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