Gregg is a frequent lecturer for the continuing legal education seminars on mineral law, conveyancing and land use topics.

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Gregg is a frequent lecturer for the continuing legal education seminars on mineral law, conveyancing and land use topics."

Transcription

1 Gregg s law practice primarily consists of representing businesses involved in unconventional and conventional oil and gas, coal, coalbed methane gas, and other minerals and natural resources, and technologies related to underground mine safety. He devotes significant time to mergers and acquisitions, mineral conveyancing and counseling clients about regulation of oil and gas and coal. He represents publicly traded and closely held oil and gas producers in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint development, participation, exploration, operating agreements, drilling agreements, and gathering agreements. Gregg M. Rosen Partner T: F: EQT Plaza 625 Liberty Avenue 23rd Floor Pittsburgh, PA PRACTICES Energy Law Energy Transactions and Finance Energy Regulation Energy Policy Master Limited Partnerships INDUSTRIES Energy Mining Coal Oil and Gas Petroleum Gregg also represents coal producers and developers in all aspects of coal mergers and acquisitions, coal reserve leasing, acquisition and disposition, contract mining, and mineral conveyancing matters. He represents coal producers and consumers in all aspects of coal supply agreements. He has been active in synthetic fuel and refined coal siting, feedstock and synfuel off-take and facility development and facility operation agreements. Gregg represents oil and gas and coal producers in matters including facility siting, permitting, design, compliance and reclamation matters. He acts as regulatory counsel to gas producers and coal producers in proceedings before federal and state regulatory agencies involving matters related to license and permit suspension and revocation, ownership and control permit blocking issues, designation of areas unsuitable for mining, and reclamation bond forfeitures. In the past, He also has represented coal producer trade associations on legislative issues before federal and state regulatory and legislative agencies. Gregg is a past member of the Pennsylvania Ad Hoc Task Force on Mining Legislation, the group responsible for revising Pennsylvania's surface coal mining laws and regulations to meet the primacy requirements of the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of August 3, 1977; the Pennsylvania Mining Advisory Committee, the group responsible for periodic amendments to Pennsylvania's surface coal mining laws and regulations; and the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board Rules Committee, the group responsible for amending the rules of procedure governing administrative law proceedings before Pennsylvania's environmental trial court. Gregg is a frequent lecturer for the continuing legal education seminars on mineral law, conveyancing and land use topics. EXPERIENCE Recent Oil and Gas Related Transactions Acquisition of Interest. Represent investor in acquisition of interest in company operating western U.S. Coal mines. Eagle Ford Shale. Represent Seller of non operating working interest in Eagle Ford Shale development project. Utica Development. Representation of JV partner in development of >100,000 acres of Utica Shale involving participation interest for JV partner under purchase McGuireWoods LLP 1

2 agreement, participation agreement, lease assignments, and joint operating agreement. Includes due diligence lease review of >100,000 acres of Utica Shale. Utica and Marcellus Shale Due Diligence. Recently completed due diligence review of lease validity and structure of 500,000 acres of Utica Shale and Marcellus Shale. Nitrogen Flood Permian Basin. Advice to client about valuation and monetization of enhanced oil recovery unit involving nitrogen flood located in Texas. Purchase Agreement and Joint Operating Agreement. Representation of seller of approximately 5,000 acres of Marcellus Shale involving participation interest for seller under prearranged joint operating agreement. Purchase Agreement. Representation of seller of approximately 22,000 acres of Marcellus Shale and Upper Devonian gas formations, producing wells and related assets involving carried interest for seller. Purchase Agreement. Representation of seller of approximately 18,000 acres of Marcellus Shale involving carried interest for seller. Asset Exchange and Land Swap. Representation of public company acquirer in asset exchange agreement (involving three public companies) where client acquired 850,000 acres of undeveloped oil and gas lands and producing oil and gas assets in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana (and some western states) structured in such a manner as to effect a like-kind exchange of assets under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. California Oil Sands. Representation of developer and operator of unconventional petroleum resources (oil sands) in California with retained carried interest. Gathering and Transportation Agreement; Gas Purchase Agreement. Representation of public company in sale of gathering and transportation gas line system and related gas purchase and transportation agreement. Acquisition of Working Interests. Representation of public company in gas purchase agreement for fractional interest in production from several hundred wells. Lease, Joint Development and Drilling Agreement; Gas Transmission Pipeline and Liquids Plant. Representation of steel producer investor/non-operating working interest owner in (i) acquisition of 50 percent non-operating working interest in 30,000 acre sand and shale reserve in central West Virginia, with concurrent drilling and operating agreement, and (ii) due diligence and option to acquire 25 percent interest in corresponding gas transmission pipeline and stripping and liquids plant. Representation involved two presentations to board of directors. Joint Development and Drilling Agreement. Joint development and contribution agreement between two public companies, one an E&P unit of local integrated utility, for 75,000 acres of western Pennsylvania coalbed methane rights and natural gas rights with corresponding drilling and operating agreement and transportation agreement. Joint Development, Drilling and Participation Agreement. Representation of public company lessee/driller and operator in lease of 20,000 acres of southwestern Pennsylvania coal reserve for coalbed methane and corresponding drilling operating and participation agreement with lessor. Joint Development, Drilling and Participation Agreement. Representation of public company lessee/driller and operator in lease of 14,000 acres of southwestern Pennsylvania coal reserve for coalbed methane and corresponding drilling operating and participation agreement with lessor. McGuireWoods LLP 2

3 Operating Assets Purchase Agreement. Representation of public company acquirer of southwestern Pennsylvania shallow wells and 5,000 acres of Upper Devonian gas rights and leaseholds, together with corresponding gathering system and rights of way. Development and Operating Agreement. Representation of public company steel producer to participate in development of 300 shale gas well drilling program in West Virginia. Well Exchange Agreement. Representation of both partners in division and swap of producing oil and gas assets in approximately 500 Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia Upper Devonian Wells. Well Exchange Agreement. Represented private E&P company in swap with public company of producing oil and gas assets in approximately 300 western Pennsylvania and West Virginia Upper Devonian Wells. Haynesville Shale. Restructuring of leasing arrangements and operating rights for 13,000 of Haynesville Shale. Oklahoma Coalbed Methane Development. Organize leasing acquisition of coalbed methane, and related gas gathering and gas purchase and sale agreements for greenhouse gas credit-driven coalbed methane project located in Oklahoma. Master Limited Partnership. Early stage exploratory financing work with large investment bank and optioning of producing E&P companies for planned oil and gas master limited partnership. Producer Roll-up. Stock Purchase Agreement. Representation of public company acquirer in roll-up of 50 percent interest in operating company with 200,000 acre oil and gas and shale reserves and producing assets, and pipeline company, in Illinois Basin. Drilling and Operating Agreement. Representation of public company in development of drilling and operating agreement for 200,000 acre oil and gas and Devonian Shale reserves in Tennessee providing for separate and exclusive operations in oil and gas, and shale by different public companies. Formation of Drilling Services Company. Representation of public company equity provider/contributor of four oil and gas well drilling rigs in eight rig joint venture drilling agreement consisting of a contribution of four rigs and concurrent acquisition of four new additional rigs and credit facility to acquire and refinance all eight rigs. Included separate, corresponding International Association of Drilling Contractors Daywork Drilling Contract, operation and agreement and maintenance agreement and accounting services agreement. Contract Drilling Services Agreement. Multi-year coalbed methane and gas well drilling, operation and management agreement for exclusive use of horizontal well drilling rigs for 50 wells per year. Recent Coal Related Transactions Sale of Illinois Basin Reserve. Negotiating and drafting sale of 500 million ton reserve of Illinois Basin coal to public company available after abandonment for use as feedstock for cancelled synthetic natural gas plant. Sale and Purchase of West Virginia Mines. Represent private equity provider of financing for acquisition of operating West Virginia mines. Acquisition of Operating Underground Mine and Related Assets and McGuireWoods LLP 3

4 Assumption of Liabilities (Pennsylvania). Acquisition of mid-sized underground Pennsylvania coal mine and coal reserves. Transaction also included assumption of mine drainage treatment liabilities for two closed underground mines and establishment of related $85 million credit facility. Disposition of Coal Properties and Related Facilities and Assumption of Liabilities (Kentucky). Disposition of fee owned and leased coal properties, coal facilities (including a complex used for mining, processing and loading coal, and related assets, each located in Kentucky). Transaction also contemplated (i) the broad assumption of all claims relating to, arising out of, or in connection with all applicable environmental, health, and safety liabilities, any claims under any federal, state or local environmental law or occupational health and safety law or regulations, including, but not limited to CERCLA, and (ii) the transfer of various permits. Statement of appraised value related to deeded property approximately Disposition of Coal Reserves and Assumption of Liabilities (Virginia and West Virginia). Disposition of fee owned and leased coal reserves located in southern West Virginia and Virginia. Transaction also includes general cooperation provisions between Seller s existing oil and gas operations and Buyer s future coal operations. Acquisition of Underground Mining Company, Coal Reserves and Coal Beneficiation Facilities (Pennsylvania). Represent Buyer in acquisition of underground metallurgical coal mines, coal reserves and coal cleaning plant. Acquisition of Surface Coal Mining Companies, Coal Reserves and Coal Loadout Facilities (Pennsylvania). Represent Buyer in acquisition of metallurgical surface coal mines, coal reserves and railroad tipple. Acquisition of Underground Coal Mining Company, Coal Reserves and Coal Loadout Facilities (Western Maryland). Represent Buyer in acquisition of underground metallurgical coal mine and coal reserves. Acquisition Coal Reserves (West Virginia). Lead due diligence team for acquisition of 250,000 acres of metallurgical and high quality thermal coal in southern West Virginia. Disposition of Surface including Coal Slurry Ponds and Related Assets and Assumption of Liabilities (West Virginia). Disposition of fee owned surface properties, including coal slurry containment pond, and related assets, each located in West Virginia. Coal Supply Agreement Restructure. Counsel coal producer relating to possible restructuring of coal supply agreements for 2.8 million tons per year with financially distressed base load coal fired electric generating stations. Restructure of Ownership Rights. Restructure of ownership and distribution rights of owners of limited liability company agreement covering operating underground coal mines that supplies coal fired electric generating stations. Chinese Purchase Order. Draft form source coal purchase agreement purchase order for long term coal brokerage arrangement for selling Illinois Basin coal to Chinese customer. Acquisition of Anthracite Coal Operations and Reserves. Representation of publicly traded steel producer for acquisition of Pennsylvania anthracite coal operations and coal reserves. Acquisition of Coal Slurry and In-place Reserves and Assumption of Liabilities (West Virginia). Lease of 10 million ton coal slurry pond with right to mine to McGuireWoods LLP 4

5 exhaustion, together with (i) surrounding surface lands and right to use certain existing facilities and (ii) assumption of certain reclamation obligations. Insolvency Advice and Restructuring of Coal Supply Agreements (West Virginia and Pennsylvania). Advice about solvency and financial restructuring of active underground coal mining operations and renegotiation and structuring of long term coal supply agreements. Section 45 Refined Coals (Virginia and West Virginia). Negotiation of host site agreements (lease, coal sales agreement, feedstock sales agreement and refined coal (off-take) agreement for six (6) Section 45 refined coal inside the fence transactions sited a coal fired electric generating transactions. Acquisition of Coal Reserves (Montana). Lead due diligence team for acquisition of 30,000 acres of high quality thermal coal. Other Recent Mineral Transactions. Stone Quarry Sale. Counsel to seller of operating quarry in southwestern Pennsylvania. Stone Quarry Acquisition. Counsel to buyer of quarry assets in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. EDUCATION University of Pittsburgh School of Law, JD, 1978 University of Michigan, BA, 1974 ADMISSIONS Pennsylvania U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit U.S. Supreme Court HONORS Named to "Who's Who in Energy," Pittsburgh Business Times, 2013 PUBLICATIONS Co-author, "Battle Lines Form Over Hydraulic 'Fracking'," The National Law Journal, October 24, 2011 EVENTS Lecturer, "The Joint Operating Agreement: Property Law for Energy Land Professionals," Penn State University, 2014 Speaker, 11th Annual Coal Industry Briefing, September 19, 2012 Co-presenter, "Oil and Gas Revenue and Royalty Accounting in a Low Price Gas Environment," Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association 2012 Eastern Oil and Gas Conference, August 2012 Speaker, "Coal: Our Energy Past and Our Energy Future," Virginia Governor s Conference on Energy, October 2011 Speaker, "Obtaining and Transferring Title to Land and Mineral Rights in the McGuireWoods LLP 5

6 Marcellus Shale," HalfMoon LLC, CLE Seminar, May 19, 2010 Speaker, "Complying with Land Use Laws and Regulations, Uncovering a Lawyer's Ethical Responsibilities in Land Use Law," National Business Institute, CLE Seminar, December 10, 2009 Speaker, "Pennsylvania Conservation, Capture, Pooling and Unitization," HalfMoon LLC, CLE Seminar, November 2009 Speaker, "Right of Coal and Coalbed Methane Owner to Sell Carbon Credits Associated with Coalbed Methane Production; Priority of Coal and Gas and Oil Rights in Pennsylvania," 8th Annual Coal Industry Briefing, McGuireWoods LLP, September 2009 Speaker, "Oil and Gas Title Issues, Competition Between Coal and Oil and Gas Owners, Trespass Theories and Overview of Pennsylvania Regulation of Drilling Oil and Gas Wells Through Coal Seams," HalfMoon LLC, CLE Seminar, October 2008 Speaker, "Creating and Drafting Easements with Success," National Business Institute, CLE Seminar, May 2008 AFFILIATIONS Member, Environmental Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association Member, Natural Resources Section, American Bar Association Environmental Hearing Board, Rules Committee, Member, Pennsylvania Mining Advisory Committee, Member, Pennsylvania Ad Hoc Task Force on Mining Legislation, Research Editor, Juvenile Justice Digest, National Center for Juvenile Justice, Member, Legislative Committee of the Marcellus Shale Coalition The McGuireWoods website provides information of general interest to the public. The website does not offer legal advice about specific situations or problems. You should consult a McGuireWoods lawyer if you have legal issues requiring attention. Nothing on this site creates an express or implied contract. McGuireWoods does not intend to create an attorney-client relationship by inviting you to contact us. Unless and until we and you agree that we will represent you, we will not have any duties to you, including any duty to keep what you send us confidential or any duty to protect your interests. This means that nothing you send us will be kept confidential, unless we mutually agree that we will keep it confidential. Past legal successes described on this website are not indicators of future results. The outcome of particular legal matters is dependent upon the facts and law applicable to the matters. McGuireWoods LLP 6

Farm Planning FOR THE FUTURE: MINERAL LEASES

Farm Planning FOR THE FUTURE: MINERAL LEASES Farm Planning FOR THE FUTURE: MINERAL LEASES Mineral Leases Marcellus Shale gas wells are becoming more and more common. You may be approached by a landman if you own land on the Marcellus formation spanning

More information

Douglas K. Eyberg. Chair, Energy, Partner, Corporate. Experience

Douglas K. Eyberg. Chair, Energy, Partner, Corporate. Experience Douglas K. Eyberg Chair, Energy, Partner, Corporate Doug Eyberg, head of Gardere's energy team and a member of Gardere's board of directors, combines a broad corporate/securities and M&A background with

More information

National Association of Royalty Owners Pennsylvania Chapter

National Association of Royalty Owners Pennsylvania Chapter National Association of Royalty Owners Pennsylvania Chapter The only national organization representing, solely and without compromise, oil and gas royalty owner interests. Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission

More information

MILLER AND LENTS, LTD.

MILLER AND LENTS, LTD. MILLER AND LENTS, LTD. INTRODUCTION HISTORY Miller and Lents, Ltd., a United States Corporation chartered under the laws of the State of Delaware, is an oil and gas consulting firm offering services and

More information

Alfredo Ramos. Partner, Corporate

Alfredo Ramos. Partner, Corporate Alfredo Ramos Partner, Corporate Alfredo Ramos is an experienced energy/international project development attorney, and former in-house counsel, focused primarily on serving the energy industry and business

More information

Private Wealth Services Tax Policy Counseling. Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations Global Private Client. McGuireWoods LLP

Private Wealth Services Tax Policy Counseling. Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations Global Private Client. McGuireWoods LLP Skip is the former chair of the firm's private wealth services team and current chair of the firm's tax practice. His extensive experience includes estate planning, estate and trust administration, and

More information

RECOMMENDED STANDARDS AND PRACTICES FOR EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION OF NATURAL GAS AND

RECOMMENDED STANDARDS AND PRACTICES FOR EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION OF NATURAL GAS AND CONSORTIUM OF ENERGY PRODUCERS ANNOUNCES RECOMMENDED STANDARDS AND PRACTICES FOR EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION OF NATURAL GAS AND OIL FROM APPALACHIAN SHALES MAY 1, 2012 The Appalachian Shale Recommended

More information

Mining Law REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE:

Mining Law REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE: Mining Law Parr Brown assists mining companies in acquiring, transferring, developing and operating mineral properties throughout North America and around the world. With an in-depth understanding of the

More information

DANIEL A. JENSEN PARR BROWN GEE & LOVELESS

DANIEL A. JENSEN PARR BROWN GEE & LOVELESS DANIEL A. JENSEN PARR BROWN GEE & LOVELESS Email: djensen@parrbrown.com Current Position Attorney and shareholder with Parr Brown Gee & Loveless P.C., Salt Lake City, Utah Practice Areas Natural resource

More information

SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY HIGHLIGHTS STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AND PLANS FOR 2016

SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY HIGHLIGHTS STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AND PLANS FOR 2016 NEWS RELEASE SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY HIGHLIGHTS STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AND PLANS FOR 2016 Houston, Texas February 25, 2016... Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) today provided an update on its strategic

More information

Institution of Oil and Gas Reservation in FDIC Owned Real Estate Sales. A White Paper by Linda Schweigert Dallas/DRR/ORE/OOA/Oil and Gas

Institution of Oil and Gas Reservation in FDIC Owned Real Estate Sales. A White Paper by Linda Schweigert Dallas/DRR/ORE/OOA/Oil and Gas Institution of Oil and Gas Reservation in FDIC Owned Real Estate Sales A White Paper by Linda Schweigert Dallas/DRR/ORE/OOA/Oil and Gas August 2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive summary....................................................

More information

International and Domestic Trading and Finance. Corporate Structure and Governance. Securities and Finance Practice. Mergers & Acquisitions

International and Domestic Trading and Finance. Corporate Structure and Governance. Securities and Finance Practice. Mergers & Acquisitions Craig is former managing partner of the firm's Chicago office and is a former member of the firm s Executive Committee. He regularly represents companies, banks, funds, boards of directors and special

More information

Minerals & Title Insurance in Texas. Presented By Richard Worsham Vice-President/Underwriting Counsel

Minerals & Title Insurance in Texas. Presented By Richard Worsham Vice-President/Underwriting Counsel Minerals & Title Insurance in Texas Presented By Richard Worsham Vice-President/Underwriting Counsel 3 What s Going On Here? 4 What s Going On Here? What s Going On Here? Computer Technology Advances Allow

More information

LI LI, CFA BERKELEY RESEARCH GROUP, LLC 1800 M Street NW, 2 nd Floor Washington, DC Direct:

LI LI, CFA BERKELEY RESEARCH GROUP, LLC 1800 M Street NW, 2 nd Floor Washington, DC Direct: Curriculum Vitae LI LI, CFA BERKELEY RESEARCH GROUP, LLC 1800 M Street NW, 2 nd Floor Washington, DC 20036 Direct: 202.747.5066 lili@thinkbrg.com SUMMARY Li Li provides expertise in gas, liquefied natural

More information

Lorraine S. McGowen. Profile. Engagements. Practices. Education. Honors. Partner Restructuring. New York (212) (908)

Lorraine S. McGowen. Profile. Engagements. Practices. Education. Honors. Partner Restructuring. New York (212) (908) Partner Restructuring New York (212) 506-5114 (908) 334-1612 Profile Lorraine McGowen is a partner in the international law firm of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, resident in the New York office, where

More information

Indemnities and Endorsements Protecting the Owner and Developer

Indemnities and Endorsements Protecting the Owner and Developer Indemnities and Endorsements Protecting the Owner and Developer Click to edit Master title style Update on Indemnification, Anti-Indemnity Statutes and Additional Insured Endorsements CoreNet Global Network

More information

DAVID McMAHON ATTORNEY AT LAW 1624 Kenwood Road, Charleston, West Virginia 25314 Phone 304-415-4288 Fax 810-958-6143 e-mail wvdavid@wvdavid.

DAVID McMAHON ATTORNEY AT LAW 1624 Kenwood Road, Charleston, West Virginia 25314 Phone 304-415-4288 Fax 810-958-6143 e-mail wvdavid@wvdavid. DAVID McMAHON ATTORNEY AT LAW 1624 Kenwood Road, Charleston, West Virginia 25314 Phone 304-415-4288 Fax 810-958-6143 e-mail wvdavid@wvdavid.net June 13, 2011 Outline of Legal Theories for Representation

More information

FOWLER RODRIGUEZ. Aaron Ball Partner FOWLER RODRIGUEZ

FOWLER RODRIGUEZ. Aaron Ball Partner FOWLER RODRIGUEZ Aaron Ball Partner Practices: Energy Law Aaron Ball is a partner in the Houston office of Fowler Rodriguez. He is a corporate attorney with 18 years of experience and a practice focused on domestic and

More information

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Oil Gas and Minerals Policy Statement As Amended by the Board of Directors February 26, 2015

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Oil Gas and Minerals Policy Statement As Amended by the Board of Directors February 26, 2015 Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Oil Gas and Minerals Policy Statement As Amended by the Board of Directors February 26, 2015 Background The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) protects and restores

More information

Economic Impacts o fthe Shale Revolution in North America. Mark Nelson OGIF Xian, P. R. China September 25 th, 2013

Economic Impacts o fthe Shale Revolution in North America. Mark Nelson OGIF Xian, P. R. China September 25 th, 2013 Economic Impacts o fthe Shale Revolution in North America Mark Nelson OGIF Xian, P. R. China September 25 th, 2013 Cautionary Statement The following presentation includes forward looking statements. These

More information

Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Development & Production. March 2011

Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Development & Production. March 2011 Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Development & Production March 2011 CHK Overview Second-largest producer of U.S. natural gas 4Q 2010 natural gas production of 2.6 bcf/d, total company production of 2.9 bcfe/d

More information

US Code (Unofficial compilation from the Legal Information Institute)

US Code (Unofficial compilation from the Legal Information Institute) US Code (Unofficial compilation from the Legal Information Institute) TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING CHAPTER 14 ANTHRACITE MINE DRAINAGE AND FLOOD CONTROL Please Note: This compilation of the US Code,

More information

STEPHANIE A. SULLIVAN, CPL 5001 Longshadow Dickinson, TX 77539. (713) 504-9814 Cell

STEPHANIE A. SULLIVAN, CPL 5001 Longshadow Dickinson, TX 77539. (713) 504-9814 Cell STEPHANIE A. SULLIVAN, CPL 5001 Longshadow Dickinson, TX 77539 (713) 504-9814 Cell Professional with extensive experience in Land, Leasing, Title, Division Orders & Property Management with familiarity

More information

Canadian Spirit Resources Inc.

Canadian Spirit Resources Inc. This management discussion and analysis ( MD&A ) of the financial conditions and results of operations should be read in conjunction with the audited financial statements for the year ended December 31,

More information

OPTION AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE OIL, NATURAL GAS AND RELATED HYCROCARBONS

OPTION AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE OIL, NATURAL GAS AND RELATED HYCROCARBONS OPTION AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE OIL, NATURAL GAS AND RELATED HYCROCARBONS This Option Agreement ( Agreement ) is executed on this day of, 2013 (the Effective Date ) by and between STRATEGIC LAND PARTNERS,

More information

Insurance Litigation Class Actions, Coverage, Bad Faith and Claim Disputes

Insurance Litigation Class Actions, Coverage, Bad Faith and Claim Disputes Problem Solving for the Insurance Industry This is an expanded overview of the comprehensive services offered by the Lewis Roca Rothgerber Insurance Practice, addressing a detailed scope within each of

More information

EMERGENCY DEBT RELIEF SERVICES. Proposal and Capability Statement

EMERGENCY DEBT RELIEF SERVICES. Proposal and Capability Statement EMERGENCY DEBT RELIEF SERVICES Proposal and Capability Statement. SUMMARY OF PROPOSAL Who We Are What We do What We Are Offering Appendix: CV s WHO WE ARE. Advisory Firm located in Washington DC Run by

More information

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION Before Commissioners: Joseph T. Kelliher, Chairman; Nora Mead Brownell, and Suedeen G. Kelly. ExTex LaPorte Limited Partnership Docket No.

More information

SO YOU THINK YOU WANT TO START AN OIL AND GAS COMPANY?

SO YOU THINK YOU WANT TO START AN OIL AND GAS COMPANY? SO YOU THINK YOU WANT TO START AN OIL AND GAS COMPANY? Petroleum Engineers Club of Dallas. April 11, 2014 Martin V. Fleming, Co Founder and Managing Director THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS PRESENTATION

More information

Welcome To Elite Dental Partners

Welcome To Elite Dental Partners Welcome To Elite Dental Partners We assist dental practices that are facing non-clinical challenges by providing them with industry proven non-clinical business support services Business support services

More information

Shale Gas: Its Not Just in North America Anymore

Shale Gas: Its Not Just in North America Anymore Shale Gas: Its Not Just in North America Anymore John Veil 410-212-0950 john@veilenvironmental.com www.veilenvironmental.com GWPC Annual Forum Atlanta, GA September 25-28, 2011 Topics for Discussion Importance

More information

Fundamentals of Oil and Gas Taxation

Fundamentals of Oil and Gas Taxation COurse Fundamentals of Oil and Gas Taxation Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for the course. EUCI is authorized by CPE to offer 12 credits for this

More information

Robert A. Michalak Shareholder (312) 565-8361 rmichalak@srcattorneys.com

Robert A. Michalak Shareholder (312) 565-8361 rmichalak@srcattorneys.com Robert A. Michalak (312) 565-8361 rmichalak@srcattorneys.com Robert Michalak is singularly responsible for creating and growing our Employment and Benefits practice area after joining our firm more than

More information

U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Proved Reserves, 2010

U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Proved Reserves, 2010 U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Proved Reserves, 2010 August 2012 Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 This report was prepared

More information

What Every Farmer Should Know About Mining Law

What Every Farmer Should Know About Mining Law What Every Farmer Should Know About Mining Law (February 2004) Prepared by Christie M. Hayes, Legal Research Assistant Under the Direction and Supervision of Professor Leslie M. MacRae The Agricultural

More information

Second Annual Conference September 16, 2015 to September 18, 2015 Chicago, IL

Second Annual Conference September 16, 2015 to September 18, 2015 Chicago, IL Second Annual Conference September 16, 2015 to September 18, 2015 Chicago, IL Mergers and Acquisitions Primer for Service Contract Providers Brian T. Casey, Esq. Partner, Co-Chair Regulatory & Transactions

More information

STRATEGIC CONSULTING AND INDUSTRY ADVISORY SERVICES Merger and Acquisition Support

STRATEGIC CONSULTING AND INDUSTRY ADVISORY SERVICES Merger and Acquisition Support Baker & O Brien s due diligence experts often work closely with and advise financial teams on a wide range of technical and economic issues that impact the hydrocarbon processing industries. Our consultants

More information

Oil and Gas Drilling in New York State

Oil and Gas Drilling in New York State Oil and Gas Drilling in New York State Otsego County Representatives Albany, NY August 29, 2008 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Jack Dahl Director Bureau of Oil and Gas Regulation

More information

ALI-ABA Topical Courses Income Tax Provisions of the New Federal Legislation January 18, 2011 Telephone Seminar/Audio Webcast

ALI-ABA Topical Courses Income Tax Provisions of the New Federal Legislation January 18, 2011 Telephone Seminar/Audio Webcast ALI-ABA Topical Courses Income Tax Provisions of the New Federal Legislation January 18, 2011 Telephone Seminar/Audio Webcast PROGRAM SCHEDULE FACULTY PARTICIPANTS FACULTY BIOGRAPHIES STUDY MATERIALS TABLE

More information

Multijurisdictional Practice of Law for In-House Counsel

Multijurisdictional Practice of Law for In-House Counsel Multijurisdictional Practice of Law for In-House Counsel Presentation for Association of Corporate Counsel - Charlotte March 2010 Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. Robert E. Harrington and Peter C. Buck

More information

Kenneth Herzinger. SEC and Regulatory Experience

Kenneth Herzinger. SEC and Regulatory Experience Kenneth Herzinger Partner, Securities Litigation San Francisco (415) 773-5409 kherzinger@orrick.com Related Practice Areas SEC Investigations and Enforcement Actions Accountants' Liability Securities Class

More information

July 2013 Tax Alert. Gifts of Mineral Rights: What do charities and donors need to know about gifts of mineral rights? What are mineral rights?

July 2013 Tax Alert. Gifts of Mineral Rights: What do charities and donors need to know about gifts of mineral rights? What are mineral rights? July 2013 Tax Alert Gifts of Mineral Rights: What do charities and donors need to know about gifts of mineral rights? This tax alert will outline several different aspects of this problem: what are mineral

More information

ARMBRECHT JACKSON LLP S 2015 CPA CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINAR SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 RENAISSANCE RIVERVIEW HOTEL 4 CPE HOURS

ARMBRECHT JACKSON LLP S 2015 CPA CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINAR SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 RENAISSANCE RIVERVIEW HOTEL 4 CPE HOURS ARMBRECHT JACKSON LLP S 2015 CPA CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINAR SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 RENAISSANCE RIVERVIEW HOTEL 4 CPE HOURS Each year brings us new issues which are not only relevant to our practice, but

More information

Ben H. Welmaker, Jr.

Ben H. Welmaker, Jr. Ben H. Welmaker, Jr. Attorney at law Ben H. Welmaker, Jr. PC Tel: 832 566 0600 4848 Pin Oak Park #1009 Houston, Texas 77081-2285 bhwelmakerjr@gmail.com PRACTICE DESCRIPTION Ben H. Welmaker, Jr. practices

More information

We offer focused guidance on domestic and international matters for clients throughout the United States and abroad.

We offer focused guidance on domestic and international matters for clients throughout the United States and abroad. CORPORATE PROFILE Firm Profile We offer focused guidance on domestic and international matters for clients throughout the United States and abroad. Arazoza & Fernandez-Fraga, P.A., established in 1987,

More information

CURRICULUM VITAE JAMES H. VOYLES ***************

CURRICULUM VITAE JAMES H. VOYLES *************** CURRICULUM VITAE OF JAMES H. VOYLES *************** DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: PRACTICE: January 3, 1943 Indianapolis, Indiana Practice consists of defending major felony cases, at both the State and Federal

More information

Robert A. Greising Partner

Robert A. Greising Partner Robert A. Greising Partner P: (317) 238-6215 F: (317) 636-1507 E: rgreising@kdlegal.com Indianapolis Office One Indiana Square Suite 2800 Indianapolis, IN 46204-2079 Robert Greising serves as Chair of

More information

Current State of the Natural Gas Industry in West Virginia: Governor s Energy Summit Stonewall Resort October 27, 2015

Current State of the Natural Gas Industry in West Virginia: Governor s Energy Summit Stonewall Resort October 27, 2015 Current State of the Natural Gas Industry in West Virginia: Governor s Energy Summit Stonewall Resort October 27, 2015 Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia, Inc. Formed in 1959 Over 700

More information

OIL SANDS CONSERVATION ACT

OIL SANDS CONSERVATION ACT Province of Alberta OIL SANDS CONSERVATION ACT Revised Statutes of Alberta 2000 Current as of June 17, 2013 Office Consolidation Published by Alberta Queen s Printer Alberta Queen s Printer 7 th Floor,

More information

Case 2:11-cv-08607-R -DTB Document 13 Filed 11/18/11 Page 1 of 7 Page ID #:355 EXHIBIT A

Case 2:11-cv-08607-R -DTB Document 13 Filed 11/18/11 Page 1 of 7 Page ID #:355 EXHIBIT A Case 2:11-cv-08607-R -DTB Document 13 Filed 11/18/11 Page 1 of 7 Page ID #:355 EXHIBIT A Case 2:11-cv-08607-R -DTB Document 13 Filed 11/18/11 Page 2 of 7 Page ID #:356 David Zaro Partner Los Angeles Office

More information

140 FERC 62,085 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION ORDER AUTHORIZING DISPOSITION OF JURISDICTIONAL FACILITIES

140 FERC 62,085 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION ORDER AUTHORIZING DISPOSITION OF JURISDICTIONAL FACILITIES 140 FERC 62,085 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION Dominion Energy Salem Harbor, LLC Footprint Power Acquisitions LLC Footprint Power Salem Harbor Operations LLC Footprint Power

More information

Qualifications and Experience of Jatinder Kumar. B.S., Petroleum Technology, 1963, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India

Qualifications and Experience of Jatinder Kumar. B.S., Petroleum Technology, 1963, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India Qualifications and Experience of Jatinder Kumar Exhibit JK-1 EDUCATION B.S., Petroleum Technology, 1963, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India Diploma in French Language, 1965, Besancon University, France

More information

Mineral Issues Impact on Solar Energy Development in Texas and Other States (2013 Update)

Mineral Issues Impact on Solar Energy Development in Texas and Other States (2013 Update) Mineral Issues Impact on Solar Energy Development in Texas and Other States (2013 Update) 7320 North MoPac, Suite 211 Austin, Texas 78731 (512) 346-5558 www.sbaustinlaw.com Established 1993 Mineral Issues

More information

Energy & Natural Resources

Energy & Natural Resources Energy & Natural Resources The global energy industry is in a constant state of change. Oil and natural gas prices, the deregulation of power markets, pipeline politics, pollution controls, financing needs

More information

GeoResources, Inc. Reports First Quarter Financial and Operational Results

GeoResources, Inc. Reports First Quarter Financial and Operational Results GeoResources, Inc. Reports First Quarter Financial and Operational Results Reports First Quarter Adjusted Net Income of $11.5 Million or $0.44 Per Share and Adjusted EBITDAX of $30.4 Million Houston, Texas,

More information

Valuation Methodologies in the Oil & Gas Industry

Valuation Methodologies in the Oil & Gas Industry Valuation Methodologies in the Oil & Gas Industry In many ways, the quest for energy resources has shaped modern history. Since the Industrial Revolution, energy and its supply have driven civilization

More information

Joseph G. Maternowski Shareholder

Joseph G. Maternowski Shareholder Joseph G. Maternowski Shareholder Practicing in the areas of Environmental, Administrative, Litigation, Business and Real Estate Law. Positions Held: Shareholder, Hessian & McKasy, P.A., January 2012 to

More information

FRANCHISE SALES COMPLIANCE

FRANCHISE SALES COMPLIANCE FRANCHISE SALES COMPLIANCE FRANCHISE SALES COMPLIANCE Federal Law Presale Disclosures Advance Delivery of Franchise Contracts Financial Performance Representations State Franchise Sales Laws Business Opportunity

More information

New Yo r k Marc e l l us and Utica Shales. 130,000 net acres Oil, natural gas liquids, and dry gas Access to major pipelines

New Yo r k Marc e l l us and Utica Shales. 130,000 net acres Oil, natural gas liquids, and dry gas Access to major pipelines New Yo r k Marc e l l us and Utica Shales 130,000 net acres Oil, natural gas liquids, and dry gas Access to major pipelines Page 2 Central New York ~97,000 Net Acres Marcellus & Utica Shale Fairways Domi

More information

ATTORNEY SPECIALIST MICHIGAN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION JOB SPECIFICATION

ATTORNEY SPECIALIST MICHIGAN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION JOB SPECIFICATION MICHIGAN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION JOB SPECIFICATION ATTORNEY SPECIALIST JOB DESCRIPTION Employees in this job function as attorneys in a specialized area of legal practice. The attorneys routinely and

More information

Marcellus NGL & Shale Gas Infrastructure Summit August 24, 2011 Canonsburg, PA Scott Garner

Marcellus NGL & Shale Gas Infrastructure Summit August 24, 2011 Canonsburg, PA Scott Garner Marcellus Shale Gas & NGL Infrastructure Requirements Marcellus NGL & Shale Gas Infrastructure Summit August 24, 2011 Canonsburg, PA Scott Garner Forward-Looking Statements This presentation contains forward-looking

More information

Balancing the opportunities and risks of shale gas exploration

Balancing the opportunities and risks of shale gas exploration and risks of shale gas exploration The excitement surrounding the potential for shale gas development in the U.S. is so high that some have already likened it to the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s.

More information

Mineral Rights For Sale Austin TX

Mineral Rights For Sale Austin TX Mineral Rights For Sale Austin TX Wondering how to sell your mineral rights. You've come to the right place. The Mineral Auction, located in Austin, TX, can help you to get the best price on your interests.

More information

University of Denver, MBA, Business Administration, 1973 Regis University, BS, Business Administration, 1972

University of Denver, MBA, Business Administration, 1973 Regis University, BS, Business Administration, 1972 Resume of Michael J. McFadden MICHAEL J. MCFADDEN AREAS OF QUALIFICATION Rates, regulatory affairs, strategic planning, electric and gas utility operations, corporate finance, financial analysis, asset

More information

Calvin College Grand Rapids, Michigan B.A., Political Science, 1996. Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1999 Partner

Calvin College Grand Rapids, Michigan B.A., Political Science, 1996. Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1999 Partner Contact Information: Email: pgroth@varnumlaw.com Direct: 616/336-6429 Fax: 616/336-7000 Cell: 616/450-6443 Assistant: Kim DeBoer Assistant's Email: ksdeboer@varnumlaw.com Assistant's Telephone: 616/336-6700

More information

PROJECT EXPERIENCE Development/Transaction Support United States MANAGING DIRECTOR

PROJECT EXPERIENCE Development/Transaction Support United States MANAGING DIRECTOR Peter Abt Mr. Abt is a Managing Director in Black & Veatch s Management Consulting Division. He leads the division s Oil & Gas Strategy practice and holds primary responsibility for client management and

More information

Experience A Proven Team of Dedicated Professionals

Experience A Proven Team of Dedicated Professionals Experience A Proven Team of Dedicated Professionals Real Estate Counselors attorneys have over 150 years of collective experience with commercial real estate, finance and business transactions. Our Core

More information

Coal Mine Site Selection & Indiana s Economic Growth

Coal Mine Site Selection & Indiana s Economic Growth Coal Mine Site Selection & Indiana s Economic Growth CCTR Basic Facts #13 Brian H. Bowen, Marty W. Irwin, CCTR staff Wayne Parke, Matt Atkinson, CCTR Advisory Panel members Nat Noland, Indiana Coal Council,

More information

Spectra Energy Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Results

Spectra Energy Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Results Media: Molly Boyd (713) 627-5923 (713) 627-4747 (24-hour media line) Analysts: John Arensdorf (713) 627-4600 Date: February 6, 2008 Spectra Energy Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Results Fourth

More information

WEST VIRGINIA STATE BAR COMMITTEE ON UNLAWFUL PRACTICE OF LAW ADVISORY OPINION

WEST VIRGINIA STATE BAR COMMITTEE ON UNLAWFUL PRACTICE OF LAW ADVISORY OPINION WEST VIRGINIA STATE BAR COMMITTEE ON UNLAWFUL PRACTICE OF LAW ADVISORY OPINION 2007-01 This opinion addresses the issue of whether any of a "Landman's" traditional work involves the practice of law. Non

More information

ACADEMIC POSITIONS. UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW, Fayetteville, AR

ACADEMIC POSITIONS. UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW, Fayetteville, AR WILLIAM E. FOSTER Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas School of Law Robert A. Leflar Law Center University of Arkansas 1045 W. Maple St. Fayetteville, AR 72701 479-575-3059 wfoster@uark.edu ACADEMIC

More information

COurse. Midstream Oil & Gas. April 28-29, 2014 The Westin Denver Downtown Denver, CO. EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for the course.

COurse. Midstream Oil & Gas. April 28-29, 2014 The Westin Denver Downtown Denver, CO. EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for the course. COurse Midstream Oil & Gas Contracts for Non-lawyers The Westin Denver Downtown EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for the course. 1 Overview Midstream companies do business through contracts

More information

ROBERT E. DALLMAN Taxation

ROBERT E. DALLMAN Taxation Taxation (414) 978-5362 / rdallman@whdlaw.com EXPERIENCE PROFILE Robert Dallman is a shareholder in the Milwaukee office of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek and chair of the Federal Taxation Team. Mr. Dallman's

More information

The Economic Impact of the Natural Gas Industry in West Virginia August 21, 2008

The Economic Impact of the Natural Gas Industry in West Virginia August 21, 2008 The Economic Impact of the Natural Gas Industry in West Virginia August 21, 2008 FINAL REPORT Prepared for: West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association Independent Oil & Gas Association of West Virginia

More information

BTU Analytics. A Firm Dilemma. Winners and Losers in the Natural Gas Pipeline Reversal Race. BTU Analytics, LLC

BTU Analytics. A Firm Dilemma. Winners and Losers in the Natural Gas Pipeline Reversal Race. BTU Analytics, LLC BTU Analytics A Firm Dilemma Winners and Losers in the Natural Gas Pipeline Reversal Race BTU Analytics, LLC Well Locations www.btuanalytics.com INTRODUCTION - North American natural gas arbitrage opportunities

More information

EQT REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2015 EARNINGS Significant volume growth continues

EQT REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2015 EARNINGS Significant volume growth continues EQT REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2015 EARNINGS Significant volume growth continues PITTSBURGH, PA (April 23, 2015) -- EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT) today announced first quarter 2015 net income attributable to

More information

West Case Reporters and Digests Research Guide

West Case Reporters and Digests Research Guide West Case Reporters and Digests Research Guide H. Douglas Barclay Law Library Check the library s Location Guide and Summit/Voyager the Online catalog for the current location of sources mentioned in this

More information

Campus Recruiting. Tax. kpmgcampus.com

Campus Recruiting. Tax. kpmgcampus.com Campus Recruiting Tax kpmgcampus.com EVS KPMG s Economic and Valuation Services (EVS) professionals offer a wide range of advanced analytical services that help clients make forward-thinking decisions

More information

Medicine Bow Project Update. Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute

Medicine Bow Project Update. Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute Making Material Change Medicine Bow Project Update Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute July 2011 The Medicine Bow Project--- A New Force in Energy DKRW Advanced Fuels LLC ( AF ) is a leading developer

More information

M&A Auctions: Strategies for Buyers & Sellers

M&A Auctions: Strategies for Buyers & Sellers M&A Auctions: Strategies for Buyers & Sellers November 15, 2005 William Parish, Partner Ned Crady, Partner 2 Houston Chapter Event Sponsored by: Speakers: King & Spalding LLP William Parish, partner Ned

More information

National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP).

National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP). The Honorable Rob Bishop Committee on Natural Resources U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Re: National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) Reauthorization Dear

More information

General Exam Content Outline for Salespersons Effective April 1, 2014

General Exam Content Outline for Salespersons Effective April 1, 2014 General Exam Content Outline for Salespersons Effective April 1, 2014 The general portion of the real estate exam is made up of eighty (80) scored items, which are distributed as noted in the following

More information

Issues in insurance company mergers & acquisitions

Issues in insurance company mergers & acquisitions Issues in insurance company mergers & acquisitions By Perry J. Shwachman, Anthony J. Ribaudo and R. Bradley Drake, Sidley Austin LLP The completion of a successful merger or acquisition involving insurance

More information

A GUIDE TO IRC 1031 TAX DEFERRED EXCHANGES

A GUIDE TO IRC 1031 TAX DEFERRED EXCHANGES A GUIDE TO IRC 1031 TAX DEFERRED EXCHANGES IRC 1031 TAX DEFERRED EXCHANGES No gain or loss shall be recognized on the exchange of property held for productive use in a trade or business or for investment

More information

Tara A. Higgins. Profile. Engagements. Practices. Education. Honors. Partner Energy and Infrastructure. New York (212) 506-5165

Tara A. Higgins. Profile. Engagements. Practices. Education. Honors. Partner Energy and Infrastructure. New York (212) 506-5165 Partner Energy and Infrastructure New York (212) 506-5165 Profile Tara Higgins, a partner in the New York office, is co-head of the U.S. Energy practice. She focuses primarily on domestic and international

More information

EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT. 1 P a g e

EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT. 1 P a g e EDUCATION Georgetown University Law Center, Juris Doctor, May 2005 Journal: The American Criminal Law Review, Articles Editor Honors: Book Award in Constitutional Law Duke University, Bachelor of Science

More information

Latin America/Caribbean. Andrews Kurth in Latin America and the Caribbean. Legal Services in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America/Caribbean. Andrews Kurth in Latin America and the Caribbean. Legal Services in Latin America and the Caribbean Andrews Kurth in Latin America and the Caribbean With experience in leading projects and counseling clients in virtually every Latin American country and the Caribbean region, Andrews Kurth lawyers are

More information

Midstream Oil & Gas. September 15-16, 2014 Hotel ICON Houston, TX. EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for the course.

Midstream Oil & Gas. September 15-16, 2014 Hotel ICON Houston, TX. EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for the course. COurse Midstream Oil & Gas Contracts for Non-lawyers Hotel ICON EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for the course. 1 Overview Midstream companies do business through contracts yet so often the

More information

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Clears Way for Same-Sex Marriage in California

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Clears Way for Same-Sex Marriage in California Legislative Brief Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Clears Way for Same-Sex Marriage in California On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court announced decisions in two significant cases regarding laws affecting

More information

Neal Gerber Eisenberg is a Chicago-based law firm whose attorneys share a culture of teamwork and devotion to personalized client service to advance

Neal Gerber Eisenberg is a Chicago-based law firm whose attorneys share a culture of teamwork and devotion to personalized client service to advance REAL ESTATE Neal Gerber Eisenberg is a Chicago-based law firm whose attorneys share a culture of teamwork and devotion to personalized client service to advance our clients business interests. Our attorneys

More information

Royalties in Alberta

Royalties in Alberta Royalties in Alberta Background information Royalty review As the owners of Alberta s energy resources, Albertans are entitled to benefit from development of these resources. In February 2007, the provincial

More information

Effective Tax Rates of Oil and Gas Companies: Cashing in on Special Treatment

Effective Tax Rates of Oil and Gas Companies: Cashing in on Special Treatment Effective Tax Rates of Oil and Gas Companies: Cashing in on Special Treatment July 2014 Table of Contents Results in Brief.. 3 Discussion. 4 Conclusion 6 Notes 6 U.S. Federal Effective Tax Rates, 2009-2013

More information

Westmoreland Reports First Quarter 2016 Results and Affirms Full-year Guidance

Westmoreland Reports First Quarter 2016 Results and Affirms Full-year Guidance News Release Westmoreland Reports First Quarter 2016 Results and Affirms Full-year Guidance Englewood, CO May 10, 2016 - Westmoreland Coal Company (NasdaqGM:WLB) today reported financial results for the

More information

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: EDUCATION:

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: EDUCATION: Stephanie Hunter McMahon University of Cincinnati College of Law P.O. Box 210040 Cincinnati, OH 45221-0040 Phone: 513-556-4206 Fax: 513-556-1236 Email: stephanie.mcmahon@uc.edu TEACHING EXPERIENCE: University

More information

FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC. (the "Company")

FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC. (the Company) FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC. (the "Company") BLACKOUTS AND SECURITIES TRADING POLICY The Company encourages all employees, officers and directors to become shareholders of the Company on a long-term investment

More information

CONSOL Energy Takes Transformative Step to Advance E&P Growth Strategy;

CONSOL Energy Takes Transformative Step to Advance E&P Growth Strategy; CONSOL Energy Takes Transformative Step to Advance E&P Growth Strategy; Executes Agreement to Sell Five West Virginia Longwall Coal Mines and Related Assets for $3.5 Billion of value: $850 million in cash,

More information

Coalbed Methane and Mine Gas

Coalbed Methane and Mine Gas Chapter 13 Oil, Coalbed Methane and Mine Gas A beam pump or Nodding Donkey at Kirklington 171 Introduction 13.1 Oil exploration in Nottinghamshire began prior to the Second World War when possible oil

More information

Robert Lee Rainey Rainey Law, LLP

Robert Lee Rainey Rainey Law, LLP Robert Lee Rainey Rainey Law, LLP (405) 753-1515 Direct Line (405) 753-1516 Direct Fax 1601 NW Expressway, 600 The Tower Oklahoma City, OK 73118-1460 RobRainey@OkcLaw.com Attorney Rob is a skilled, passionate,

More information

Mark B. Smith Attorney at Law

Mark B. Smith Attorney at Law Mark B. Smith Attorney at Law Mark B. Smith Co., L.P.A. 400 Holland Pen Building 123 East Fourth Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 513-287-7447 (Office) 513-287-7446 (Fax) www.markbsmithlaw.com mark@markbsmithlaw.com

More information

Issue. September 2012

Issue. September 2012 September 2012 Issue In a future world of 8.5 billion people in 2035, the Energy Information Administration s (EIA) projected 50% increase in energy consumption will require true all of the above energy

More information