Oil & Gas Law


Colleen C. Jarrott
Committee Chair


Upcoming Events:

Join us for a happy hour social, co-hosted by the Insurance Law, Maritime & International Law, Oil & Gas Law and Environmental Law committees! A big thank you to Flanagan Partners, Baker Donelson & Galloway Johnson for sponsoring this event!

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

The NOPSI Hotel
317 Baronne Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

Blog Posts

January 2019: 
FERC Releases its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Driftwood LNG Project

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