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Defining the Scope of Legal Risk: Offshore Decommissioning, Idle Iron, Orphaned Assets, and Incident Response

Decommissioning of offshore assets and operations continues to have a significant impact on the oil, gas and renewable energy industries. Please join us at King & Spalding for a panel discussion on offshore decommissioning, incident response and other current environmental and energy issues before the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.


Marcella Burke is a U.S. Department of the Interior appointee serving as the Senior Counselor to the Assistant Secretary of Land and Mineral Management, Deputy Solicitor for Energy and Mineral Resources and Legal Counsel to the Royalty Policy Committee. Marcella manages a team of 33 attorneys and advises the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, and U.S. Geological Survey regarding legal issues surrounding energy and natural resources development and environmental enforcement. Marcella previously served as the Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

CLE credit will be applied for in CA, GA, IL, NY, TX and if needed, NC and VA. A Uniform Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to attorneys 30 days after the program to use to seek CLE credit in other states. For NY Licensed attendees, the content of this program is approved for both newly admitted and experienced attendees. The live in-person format is considered traditional in nature. CA Provider #10947.

Event Details

Date: May 8, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm (CT)

Location: King & Spalding
1100 Louisiana Street
Houston TX 77002

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Registration Deadline: Friday, May 3.