Litigation Environment for Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing (last segment in 5-part series) (audio webcast)


Wednesday, January 23, 2013



James Daniel Thompson, III, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Houston (moderator); faculty TBD




12:30-2 pm

CLE Credits:

1.5 hrs, see website for details


Although most legal attention in this area has focused on regulatory developments, a growing body of litigation promises to shape shale drilling and hydraulic fracturing in the coming years. This panel will examine recent and pending cases, including: Who’s bringing what cases and how they are being decided; Claims and defenses asserted and chances of success; Dealing with attempts to try cases in the media; Likely future trends in litigation; and the Impact of agency findings on litigation.