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Oil & Gas Law

Kelly B. Becker, Chair


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Oil & Gas Law Committee CLE - Acquisition of Rights for Pipelines in Louisiana
with Cheryl Kornick and Matt Simione, Liskow & Lewis

Recently, Louisiana, especially south Louisiana, has seen a proliferation of new pipeline projects.  This talk will cover the issues and rules involved in negotiating for, and litigating over, a pipeline or other right of way agreement.  Areas covered:

• The basics of a servitude or right-of-way agreement – what they can contain; what they should contain; areas of dispute.
• The rules for litigation of an expropriation suit.
• Trends in legislation regarding right-of-ways and expropriation lawsuits at the state, parish, and local levels.

Date:  Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Time:  12 Noon

Location:  New Orleans Bar Association, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans

Cost:  Member Discount - $35; Non Member - $45


  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Email Rebekah Burg or 
  3. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130 or
  4. NOBA Members may pay online by clicking here.

Cancellations must be received in writing two days prior to the program to receive a refund less an administrative fee.  No shows will be charged.  


Recent Events

June CLE & Luncheon: Cuba's Offshore Oil Development:  Potential Implications for the US

Co-sponsored with the Study Group on Cuba

  • Background and Legal Framework
  • Oil Spill Risks and Status of Disaster Preparedness
  • US-Cuba Disaster Coordination
  • Potential US Investment in Cuba's Offshore Oil Sector