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Oil & Gas Law


         Joseph I. Giarrusso, III, Chair         Colleen C. Jarrott, Vice-Chair

Upcoming Events:

FAA Rules and Regulations for Drone Operations and How 
Commercial Drones are Used in The Oil & Gas Industry CLE




DaCoda Bartels, Co-Founder/President of Aerobotics Energy Group 
Eric Langlinais, Co-Founder/CEO of Aerobotics Energy Group
Tommy LeBlanc, Vice President Customer Experience of Aerobotics Energy Group

Friday, September 29, 2017

12:00 pm- 1:00pm

New Orleans Bar Association
650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505
New Orleans, LA 70130

1 hour of CLE credit

NOBA member discount: $35 (includes lunch)
Non-member price: $55 (includes lunch)
*All credit card transactions will be charged a 3% convenience fee.


  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Email Liz Daino.
  3. Mail payment to the NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130
  4. NOBA members can pay online by clicking here.

Please note: Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund less a $15 administrative fee. No refunds for no shows.

Recent Events:

On April 7, speakers Tyler Gray, Mark L. McNamara, and Emma Elizabeth Daschbach presented a CLE titled "Where Do We Go From Here: A Panel Discussion Regarding the Future of Oil & Gas Industry in Louisiana"

On March 16, the Committee held a CLE titled "The Recent Wave of Coastal Land Loss Litigation" with speakers Kelly Becker and Laura Brown from Liskow & Lewis.

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.

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