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.
Download Lecture Materials:
- Geoengineering DAC Climate Change Law
- EDF Inter-Wellbore Communication
- Minimizing Operator Conflicts
- Wells and Hester