6th Law of Shale Plays Conference

6th Law of Shale Plays Conference


Institute for Energy Law


6th Law of Shale Plays Conference
September 10-11, 2015

Omni William Penn Hotel | 530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Register Now to Secure Discounted Rate

Registration is now open for the 6th Law of Shale Plays Conference, which will be presented by the Institute for Energy Law and the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation with the sponsorship of the Energy Litigation Committee of the ABA Section of Litigation on September 10-11, 2015, in Pittsburgh.

Program Highlights Include:

  • The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040
  • Seismic Activity and Unconventional Oil and Gas Activity
  • Regional Update – Hot and Anticipated Litigation in the Shale Plays
  • Federal Air Regulation & Its Impact on Upstream and Midstream Operations
  • Private and Public Capital Raises and Exit Transactions in Today’s Shale Plays
  • Employment Issues in the Shale Plays
  • General Counsel Concerns In Operating and Developing Shale Plays
  • Pipeline Infrastructure and Midstream Update
  • Ethics of Downsizing: A Lawyer’s Professional Obligations in a Reduction-in-Force
  • Energy Production 2015-2020 – What Do The Next Five Years Hold?
  • Environmental Issues in the Shale Plays
  • Recent Developments in Royalty Litigation in the Shale Plays

MCLE Credit

This program consists of approximately 10.75 hours of continuing education, including up to 1 hour of ethics. Approved credit hours will vary by jurisdiction and are subject to each jurisdiction’s approval and credit rounding rules.

Networking Opportunities

Sept. 9 – Sponsored Welcome Reception 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Sept. 10 – Hosted Luncheon and Guest Speaker 12:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Sept. 10 – Sponsored Networking Reception 5:00 p.m.
Sept. 11 – Sponsored Networking Luncheon 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Discounted Hotel Rooms

Rooms (in limited number) have been reserved at the Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Registrants should call 1-800-THE OMNI (843-6664) and reference “Shale Play Laws Conference” to receive a reduced room rate of $145 + applicable taxes/night. The last day to obtain this special rate is August 19, 2015.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

If your firm or company would like to be a sponsor, please contact Lilly Hogarth at the IEL. 

The Institute for Energy Law and the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
gratefully acknowledge the generous sponsorship support of



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