Tulane Energy Law Conference

Tulane Energy Law Conference

The Changing Landscape for Cross-Border Energy Transactions


Tulane University Law School
The Changing Landscape for Cross-Border Energy Transactions
March 28 - 29, 2019
Tulane Law School - John Giffen Weinmann Hall
 6329 Freret Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118

Thursday, March 28th
9:00am - 9:45amRegistration
9:45am - 10:00amWelcome and Opening Remarks
Kim Talus
James McCulloch Chair in Energy Law
Director, Center for Energy Law
Tulane University Law School
10:00am - 12:00pm

International Investment Dispute Settlement and Energy Investments
Mark Stadnyk - Moderator 
Squire Patton Boggs

Energy Investments and ISDS - An Overview 
Gene Silva
Senior Counsel, International Disputes Group Exxon Mobil Corporation

Future of Multilateral Investment Protection Treaties
United States, Canada, Mexico Agreement (USCMA)
Todd Weiler
Independent Investment Arbitrator, Canada

Energy Charter Treaty (ECT)
Dr. Martins Paparinskis
Reader in Public International Law, University College of London 

Overhaul of ISDS - Issues and Trends
Anibal Sabater
Partner, Chaffetz Lindsey 

12:00pm - 1:00pmLunch - included 
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Keynote Session
40 years in the industry: Q&A 
Randall M. Ebner
Vice President and General Counsel, Exxon Mobil Corporation 
1:30pm - 3:00pmHot Issues on the Global Energy Landscape
James Rice - Moderator
Partner, Sidley Austin

The Evolving Landscape of ESG, Climate Litigation and Energy
Daniel Droog 
Managing Counsel, Chrevon

Gas Flaring, Methane Emissions and International Gas Commercialisation Projects - the Nigerian Experience
Jumoke Fajemirokun
Partner, Advisory Legal Consultants 
3:00pm - 3:30pmBreak
3:30pm - 5:00pmHot Issues on the Global Energy Landscape, continued 
James Rice - Moderator
Partner, Sidley Austin

Compliance with Trade Sanctions, Export Controls, Anti-Boycott Laws, etc. (focus in U.S)
Steven Hill
Partner, KL Gates

Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States: Energy Practice
Karalyn Mildorf
Partner, White & Case
5:00pm - 6:00pmReception 
Friday, March 29th
10:00am -1:00pmInternational LNG Value Chain: Today and Future Developments
Louis E. Buatt
Partner, Liskow & Lewis

LNG Project Structuring in the U.S. and Around the World
Christoper Richardson
Partner, White & Case

Commoditization of LNG
Michael DuBose
Senior Director, Origination, Tellurian

Thinking about the Interplay of Gas Supply & LNG SPAs/Tolling Agreements
Scott Looper
Partner, Baker Botts, LLP, Global Projects 

Europe as Destination for LNG: Law and Policy Considerations
Kim Talus
Professor and Director of Tulane Center for Energy Law