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Laborde Energy Law Center Held Frac Hits and Well Technology CLE

The Laborde Energy Law Center held its Frac Hits and Well Technology: An Overview of Legal Issues CLE on September 6 and 7, 2018.

On September 6, Prof. Tracy Hester of the University of Houston Law Center presented his lecture entitled Climate Engineering, Direct Air Capture, and Climate Change Law as part of the Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou Lecture Series.

The CLE continued on September 7 and included Prof. Hester and his colleague at the University of Houston Law Center, Prof. Bret Wells, presenting on the topic How Should Regulations Address the Frac Hits Issue-A View from the Academy. Following the professors was Adam Peltz of the Environmental Defense Fund, who presented Well Integrity and Environmental Protection. The CLE concluded with a panel discussion on Transactional, Regulatory, and Litigation Issues Relating to Frac Hits. Prof. Patrick Martin of the LSU Law Center moderated, and the panelists included Prof. Keith Hall of the LSU Law Center, John Paul Albert, an attorney practicing oil and gas litigation with the firm Mahaffey & Gore, P.C. in Oklahoma City, OK, and Randall Songy, an attorney with The Onebane Law Firm in Lafayette, LA.

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Laborde Energy Law Center to Host CLE

The Laborde Energy Law Center will host a CLE entitled Frac Hits and Well Technology: An Overview of Legal Issues on Friday, September 7, 2018 in Room 108. 4 hours of CLE credit is available. Please register for the event here.

Laborde Energy Law Center to host Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou Lecture

Professor Tracy Hester will present a lecture titled “The Law and Policy of Climate Engineering” at the LSU Law Center at 5:00 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Robinson Courtroom. Prof. Hester will introduce lawyers to the technologies currently being developed that might counteract risks of climate change,  such as direct carbon capture from the atmosphere and the dispersal of particles in the upper atmosphere, then examine the legal and public policy issues that would be raised by the deployment of those technologies.

Prof. Hester is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Law who practiced law at major firms in Washington, D.C. and Texas. Since 2010, he has been a professor at the University of Houston Law School.

A reception will follow in the student lounge.

Click here to register for the lecture.