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2019 Gas and Power

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2018 Gas and Power

The 17th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. The Institute also provides essential information and resources on the latest industry and market climate. 2018 Institute highlights: Federal Energy Policy and Regulation Update explores topics identified for FERC action in 2018 and what will likely top the Commission’s agenda for early 2019. Texas Legislative and Regulatory Update provides an update on recent judicial and administrative decisions affecting the Texas gas and electric industries. Hear a forecast of hot topics for the upcoming legislative session and what impact there might be on the electric and gas industry. Learn the latest on how gas and power companies compete and comply with a host of cyber-security concerns including blockchain applications, smart contracts, virtual currency, new data privacy standards, and more! Hear updates on M&A deals in the midstream sector and insights on what is “market” in midstream M&A transactions. Learn about Emerging Technologies in the Retail and Wholesale Electric Power Markets. A panel of industry experts provide insight on such topics as the ERCOT reserve margins, price formation and scarcity, the next steps for the PUC, and much more. The Mexico Update, provides insight on how the implementation of energy reform under TPP, NAFTA 2.0, ETI and ICSID will create new challenges and opportunities in 2018 and beyond. Earn up to 2.25 hours of ethics credit. more



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2017 Gas and Power

The 16th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. With essential information on the latest industry and market climate, the Institute also provides a must-have set of materials and resources. 2017 Institute highlights: Texas Legislative and Regulatory Update provides highlights from the 85th Texas Legislative Session and updates on recent judicial and administrative decisions affecting the Texas gas and electric industries. Todd Filsinger, Filsinger Energy Partners, provides an Overview of the U.S. Power Markets and the Impacts of Market Structures. Lisa Tonery and Adam Wenner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, provide insight on how the new FERC chairman and commissioners will redirect the future of electric power and natural gas regulation. Phil Lookadoo, Haynes and Boone, LLP, delivers Dodd-Frank: President Trump’s Agenda Changes Everything, Or Does It? Craig R. Enochs, Reed Smith LLP, explores the challenges in preparing contracts for the purchase and sale of electric capacity. Meghan Griffiths, Jackson Walker, LLP, leads a panel on Meeting the Electricity Needs of Industrial and Large Commercial Customers. Rebecca Bollenbach, Essentia Advisory Partners, reviews Mexico’s power registration for retail power marketing and wholesale power trading, including the challenges that many have faced in navigating the process.  A panel of experts led by Norma Rosner Iacovo, Tenaska Power Services Co., presents How to Build an Energy Project in the Face of Activist Opposition more




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2016 Gas and Power

The 15th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. It, offers essential information on the latest industry and market climate and provides a must-have set of materials and resources.   2016 Institute highlights: Chris Reeder, Husch Blackwell LLP, Austin, TX, provides Texas Case Law and Regulatory Updates that significantly affect the Texas gas and power industries. Hear a Federal Energy Policy update with James Hoecker, Hausch Blackwell LLP. Nicolas Borda, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Mexico City, provides a primer on the Mexican Energy Market and leads a panel of Mexican energy experts on Opportunities and Challenges of Implementing Gas and Power Projects in Mexico. Learn how new market dynamics are creating opportunities and challenges for both buyers and sellers as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) continues toward commoditization. An overview of the state of global cybersecurity, power industry cybersecurity, and what your company and legal teams can do to help. Craig R. Enochs, Reed Smith LLP, explores issues attorneys should be aware of when negotiating contracts with governmental entities and the ethical issues that can arise when doing so. Rebecca Rentz, Winstead PC, provides an update on methane regulations and air quality developments, including how 2016 ozone levels to date may impact EPA’s final ozone nonattainment designations. Hear a brief CFTC regulatory update, and peek into the future as we contemplate the potential impacts of this year’s presidential election, with Phil Lookadoo, Haynes and Boone, LLP. Gain insight into how bankruptcy is impacting the gas and power industry with A Bankruptcy Primer for Creditors and Contract Counterparties in the Gas and Power Industry and a panel presentation Bankruptcy In the Gas and Power Industry Enjoy earning two hours of ethics credit with our two unique and entertaining ethics presentations. The Institute is presented with the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and The Energy Bar Association. more




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2015 Gas and Power

The 14th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation and environmental requirements, offers essential information on the latest industry and market climate, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources.   2015 Institute highlights: Review of recent developments in the regulation of intrastate pipelines by the Texas Railroad Commission from James H. Barkley, Baker Botts, Houston, TX Kenneth Culotta, King & Spalding LLP, Houston, TX, moderates the Mexico Update panel–learn about updates regarding the Mexican energy reforms, with a focus on the status of reforms in the midstream gas sector Analyze the developments with the Clean Air Act and the practical and legal difficulties they create for both the regulated community and the regulators Randall Rich, Pierce Atwood LLP, Washington, DC, highlights key federal agency action on energy issues in the 2015 Federal Regulatory Update Examine the rules, restrictions and reporting obligations that apply to the export of LNG, crude oil, condensate and refined products with Jacob (Jake) Dweck, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP, Washington DC, JoAnn P. Marcell, Enterprise Products Partners L.P., Houston, TX, and Steven A. Porter, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Electricity & Fossil Energy, Washington, DC Chris Reeder, Husch Blackwell LLP, Austin, TX, reviews important legislative developments, case precedent and regulatory decisions that affect the Texas gas and electric industries Hear former PHMSA Administrator, Cynthia Quarterman’s view of recent and upcoming changes to gas transportation regulations and laws The Institute is presented with The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and The Energy Bar Association. more




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2014 Gas and Power

The Gas and Power Institute offers essential information on the current industry and market climates in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulations, legislation and environmental requirements. 2014 Institute highlights: Mexico: The New Frontier panel discussion covers the reforms  to the Mexican Constitution and their consequences for the pipeline/midstream industries Commissioner Barry T. Smitherman provides an update on important developments at the Texas Railroad Commission Report from Rae McQuade, President of the North American Energy Standards Board, Inc., on the history of the evolution of the gas day from 1994 to current efforts to support today’s energy market Review significant federal regulatory changes over the past year, including issues relating to the shift away from coal to natural gas and renewables Learn the latest developments at both ERCOT and PUC relating to resource adequacy in the ERCOT market Former Director of the CFTC Enforcement Division, David Meister, gives his perspective on the Division’s use of Dodd-Frank authority more




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2013 Gas and Power

The Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation and environmental requirements, offers essential information on the latest industry and market climate, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources. 2013 Institute highlights: Gain insight from TCEQ Chairman, Bryan W. Shaw, with his presentation on The State of Texas and Current EPA Regulations Learn about the issues and concerns facing both power generators and pipeline operators in light of the current natural gas infrastructure buildout Learn the latest information issued by the CTC relating to Title VII in Dodd-Frank Update Explore the DOE’s pending decision on proposed LNG export facilities and its potential impact Acquire Strategies for Buying Energy Assets in Bankruptcy Review the latest state and federal regulatory, legislative, and legal developments Earn up to 2.00 hours of Ethics more




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2012 Gas and Power

Presented with the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and the Energy Bar Association, UT Law’s Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry. Featuring the latest federal and state regulatory and legislative updates, the 2012 program highlights include: Keynote luncheon presentation by RRC Chairman, Barry Smitherman on The State of the Gas & Power Markets in Texas An update on Dodd-Frank implementation from CFTC General Counsel, Dan Berkovitz, as well as a panel discussion on compliance issues as related to gas and power Industry response to the Denbury Resources ruling A look at The Shale Revolution: The Transformative Effect of Shale Gas and NGLs in Driving Midstream Development and Downstream Markets Discussion of ERCOT’s reliability role and alternative approaches to ensuring resource adequacy as well as current regulatory activities to support resource adequacy A suite of presentations on various project financing structures Earn up to 2.00 hours of Ethics more



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2011 Gas and Power

The Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry. The 2011 program features the latest federal and state regulatory and legislative updates. Highlights include: • Texas developments from ERCOT, TCEQ and Texas Railroad Commission leaders, including Sunset review of the Public Utility and the Railroad Commissions of Texas, The Clean Air Act and the relationship between the TCEQ and EPA, transmission updates, and nodal market implementation status • Dodd-Frank requirements and compliance as related to gas and power • Demand Response in the ERCOT Market, plus Lessons Learned from the February 2011 Blackouts • Financing, condemnation, trends in the U.S. generation mix, nuclear after Japan’s natural disasters, and more. • Plus 2.00 hours of ethics The Institute is presented with the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and the Energy Bar Association. more



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2010 Gas and Power

The Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation and environmental requirements. Not only will you enhance your knowledge of DOE and FERC developments, recent and impending state and federal legislative actions, and market rules, this year you'll come away with insight on new market trading rules, shale play with an emphasis on the Marcellus Shale, the Nodal market conversion, emerging technologies and much more. more



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2009 Gas and Power

The Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the current economic climate. Not only will you enhance your knowledge of enforcement, environmental initiatives and recent state and federal legislative actions and regulatory initiatives, this year you'll come away with insight on the bankruptcy process, structured finance transactions, how to avoid malpractice claims and the strengths and weaknesses of mitigation tools. more



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2008 Gas and Power

The Gas & Power Institute brings together experts and practitioners across many disciplines related to the electric power and natural gas business to explore the latest commercial, regulatory, and contractual issues affecting the industry. The Institute examines recent legislative actions and regulatory initiatives, and includes presentations on the nodal market design in Texas; developments in the continuing conflict between the FERC and CFT; and commodity prices and transportation. Additional sessions investigate green energy, carbon dioxide sequestration, clean coal technology, renewable energy credits, electric power, energy markets, natural gas and more. This is one you don’t want to miss! more



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2007 Gas and Power

The Gas & Power Institute focuses on commercial, regulatory, and contractual issues of importance to the electric power and natural gas business. Featured speakers this year include the Honorable Julie Caruthers Parsley, Commissioner of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and A. Andrew Gallo of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). The program opens with sessions on recent legislative actions and regulatory initiatives; and continues with presentations on electric power, energy markets, natural gas and more. more



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2006 Gas and Power

Bringing together leading regulators, industry representatives, firm and in-house counsel, this year's conference is designed around an integrated series of energy law topics. more



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2005 Gas and Power

Bringing together leading regulators, industry representatives, firm and in-house counsel, the Institute will look at the wholesale and retail electric markets, the deregulated energy markets, an overview of the gas processing business, and more. more



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2004 Gas and Power

The Gas and Power Institute focuses on the marketing and distribution of energy, including related business regulatory and contractual issues. Bringing together leading regulators, industry representatives, firm and in-house counsel, this year’s conference is designed around an integrated series of energy law topics. The Institute will open with a primer and transition into a sophisticated look at the wholesale and retail electric markets, LNG issues, deregulated energy markets, and more. more



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2003 Gas and Power


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