Spring 2021 Symposium

2021 Speakers

Michael Brassett, Partner, Bradley Murchison, Baton Rouge 

John Lehrer, Partner, BakerHostetler, Washington, D.C.

Blake Canfield, Executive Counsel, State of Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Baton Rouge

Stephen “Steve” Lee, Director of the Injection and Mining Division of the Office of Conservation, State of Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Baton Rouge

Corey Shircliff, Petroleum Scientist Manager in the Injection and Mining Division of the Office of Conservation, State of Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Baton Rouge

Poe Leggette, Partner, BakerHostetler, Denver & Houston

Melissa Baustian, Ph.D., Coastal Ecologist, The Water Institute of the Gulf, Baton Rouge

Keith Hall, Director and Professor of Law, Mineral Law Institute at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge

Patrick Martin, Director and Professor of Law, Emeritus, Mineral Law Institute at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge

Patrick Ottinger, Founder, Ottinger Hebert, Lafayette, and Adjunct Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge.

David Dismukes, Executive Director and Professor, Center for Energy Studies at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Hunter Johnston, Attorney representing Lake Charles Methanol; Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

2021 Topics

Carbon Capture and Sequestration Overview and Tax Incentives (9:15 – 10:15 a.m.)

Federal and State Regulatory Schemes (10:20 – 11:05 a.m.)

National Policies (11:10 – 11:55 a.m.)

Nature-based Carbon Capture and Storage in Coastal Louisiana Habitats (12:45 – 1:30 p.m.)

Oil & Gas Leases and Servitudes (1:35 – 2:35 p.m.)

Transportation and Pipelines (2:40 – 3:25 p.m.)

Lake Charles Methanol’s use of Carbon Capture (3:30 – 4:00 p.m.)

Spring 2020 Symposium

2020 Speakers

Chris Dalbom, Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy 

Frank Holleman, Southern Environmental Law Center

Jim Wilkins, Louisiana Sea Grant Law & Policy Program

Beaux Jones, Water Institute of the Gulf

Margaret Viator, Phelps Dunbar, LLP

Susan Miller, Bisong, Modrall Sperling

Andrew Martin, Davidson Summers 

Stan Millan, Jones Walker

Elise Henry, Jones Walker

Brad Finney, U.S. Eastern District of Tennessee

Saul Newsome, Newsome International Law

E. Barrett Ristroph, Ristroph Law, Planning, and Research

2020 Topics

An Overview of Louisiana Riparian Law

The Groundwater Conduit Theory: Actionability under the Clean Water Act

Coastal Land Loss: Recent Developments & Legal Impacts

Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids: Use, Reuse and Disposal

Future Outlook of the “Waters of the U.S.” Rule 

Geo-Engineering in Waterbodies

Spring 2019 Symposium

2019 Speakers

Claire GonzalesMarine Biologist at Blue Latitudes 

Anthony Marino, Slattery Marino & Roberts

Jana Grauberger. Liskow & Lewis

Keith Couvillion, Chevron U.S.A. Inc. 

John T. Nesser, Shell Oil Co.

Alida C. Hainkel, Jones Walker

Uisdean Hugh Vass, Ledingham Chalmbers

Dr. Greg Gordon, Univ. of Aberdeen

Carson Haddow, Liskow & Lewis 

Amber Jackson, Co-Founder of Blue Latitudes

Dr. Eduardo G. Pereira, International Energy Law Advisory Group

2019 Topics

Setting the Framework

Transactional Issues and Contractual Clauses

What the Regulations Require and How Decommissioning Differs Between the Pacific and Gulf of Mexico

Bonding and Financial Assurance under U.S. Law

Regulatory Issues on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf

Offshore Issues in Brazil

Transactional Issues on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf and How They Compare to U.S. Transactional Issues

Rigs-to-Reefs: Environmental Concerns

Spring 2019
Hotel Accomodations

The Cook Hotel at LSU

3828 W. Lakeshore Drive

225-383-2665 

Hamption Inn & Suites

462 Lafayette Street
225-382-2100 or 800-426-7866
Downtown Baton Rouge

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center

201 Lafayette Street
225-344-5866 or 800-955-6962
Downtown Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Marriot

5500 Hilton Ave.
225-924-5000 or 800-228-9290

Spring 2018 Symposium




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