Conference: Energy Issues in the Second Obama Administration

Monday, April 08, 2013 from 09:00 AM to 02:30 PM

The conference will be held at John Rogers Hall, Price & Turpen Courtroom. CLE credit is available and pre-registration is preferred. Contact Barbette Veit to register. The conference is free and open to the public.

The conference will provide perspectives on key issues facing the American energy industry over the next four years. 

Featured guest speakers include representatives from the federal government, the natural gas industry, the practicing bar and academic experts.  Presenters will address two topics related to the liquefied natural gas industry - FERC jurisdiction over LNG, as well as the projected impact of LNG exports on domestic production and use of natural gas.  In addition, presenters will discuss current issues relating to the natural gas pipeline infrastructure in the United States, the impact of the Dodd-Frank legislation on energy markets and environmental concerns. 

9:00 - 9:15 AM
*Opening Remarks
Professor Robert Butkin
The University of Tulsa College of Law 

9:15 - 9:45 AM
William A. Mogel
Partner, Mogel & Sweet and Founding Editor-in-Chief, Energy Law Journal
"Obama II: What Does it Mean for the Energy Industry?"

9:45 - 10:00 AM 
*Q & A

10:00 - 10:30 AM
Jeff C. Wright
Director, Office of Energy Projects, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
"Department of Energy and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Split Jurisdiction over LNG"

10:30 - 10:45 AM
*Q & A

10:45 - 11:15 AM
Berne L. Mosley
President, Energy Projects Consulting, LLC
"Natural Gas Pipeline Infrastructure – Trends and Perspectives" 

11:15 - 11:30 AM 

(Break for lunch) 

12:30 - 1:00 PM
Mark E. Haedicke
Partner, Mogel & Sweet
"Dodd-Frank Causes Dramatic Change in the OTC Energy Markets"

1:00 - 1:15 PM 
*Q & A

1:15 - 1:45 PM
Professor Marla Mansfield
The University of Tulsa College of Law
"The other 'E' - Environmental Concerns"

1:45 - 2:00 PM 
*Q & A

2:00 PM 
*Closing Remarks
Professor Robert Butkin

Co-hosted by The University of Tulsa College of Law
and the energy law firm of Mogel & Sweet.


Barbette Veit