The EENR Center would like to recognize and thank our current sponsors:

Underwriter
Blank Rome LLP
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

Benefactor
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Collaborating co-sponsor
with the Center for U.S. and Mexican Law
ENTRA Energy Transactions LLC

The Houston law firm of Connelly Baker & Wotring LLP provided initial funding to create the EENR Center, and we gratefully recognize them as a  Founding Partner.

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The Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center

The Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center at the University of Houston Law Center links energy issues with impacts on environment and natural resources. Building on the academic excellence of the faculty in these areas and the complex and multi-faceted energy and environmental issues in Houston, the Center provides a forum for education and discussion of the most important issues of the day, such as climate change, air pollution, clean coal and renewable energy.

2017-18 EENR Calendar of Events in Houston

ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED
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September 2018
19
Wednesday
Noon

Debra Baker, Managing Partner at Baker Wotring LLP, will present "The Evolution of Environmental Law and Ethical Implications," EENR Speaker Series, University of Houston Law Center, Room BLB-3.

May 2018

3-4

Thu-Fri

2nd annual North American Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Conference

North American Energy and Environmental Policy in Transition

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Agenda
Speakers
Registration
CLE Materials

April 2018

26

Thursday

8:00 - 5:00 pm

Second Inter-American Hydrocarbons Regulators Dialogue
A nexus between government agencies,
academia and the private sector

Registration
PROGRAM

April 2018

13-14

Friday - Saturday

Young Energy Attorneys Conference – Gina Warren, Hosted by EENR Center

Registration

March 2018

22

Thursday

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Energy, artificial Intelligence & Robotics: The Future of People in Energy, UH Energy Symposium Series, Critical Issues in Energy, UH Student Center South

February 2018

22

Thursday

EENR, the Duke Energy Institute, the UH Energy Institute, and the Duke University Nicholas Institute present Day 2 of Federal Pricing of Carbon, featuring a keynote by Ambassador C. Boyden Gray, and a presentation of the Climate Leadership Council tax proposal by Pam Giblin, CLC Senior Policy Advisor.  The afternoon will feature a workshop with academics and policy makers analyzing carbon pricing options. (By Invitation Only)

Sponsored by Kelley Drye & Warren

February 2018

21

Wednesday

3:45-5:30 pm

International Fiscal Association (IFA), EENR, the Duke Energy Institute, the UH Energy Institute, and the Duke University Nicholas Institute present Federal Pricing of Carbon: "Tax v. cap and trade," The Houstonian, featuring Brian Murray, Michael Wara, Reuven Avi-Yonah, Bret Wells, Tracey Roberts, Lawrence Zelenak, Billy Pizer, Victor B. Flatt (By Invitation Only)

Sponsored by Kelley Drye & Warren

February 2018

8

Thursday

5:30 - 7:00 pm

Renewable Energy and Government Subsidies, UH Energy Symposium Series, Critical Issues in Energy, UH Student Center South.

December

7

Thursday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

EENR and UH Health Law Symposium, "Is Climate Change Making Us Sick?: The Changing Climate and Public Health," Academic Symposia
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
JPMorgan Chase Tower
600 Travis Street, Suite 4200

More Information Here

December

7

Thursday

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

EENR and UH Health Law Symposium, "Is Climate Change Making Us Sick?: The Changing Climate and Public Health," LUNCHTIME KEYNOTE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
JPMorgan Chase Tower
600 Travis Street, Suite 4200

Please RSVP to healthlaw@uh.edu.

More Information Here

December

6

Wednesday

Mexican Regulatory Energy Commission. Workshops on Energy Regulation in Mexico by Mexican government officials on refined products, electricity and LNG.  Co-sponsored with the U.S. Mexican Law Center

November

30

Thursday

Second Inter-American Hydrocarbon Regulators Dialogue "New Technology and Regulatory Challenges for Offshore Oil and Gas Regulation" The focus of the conference will be oil and gas offshore regulation. Two panels will discuss offshore technology and two panels will discuss regulatory and safety issues, all day, UHLC, location TBD

November

16

Thursday

5:30 - 7:00 pm

"Permian & Peak Demand: Death of OPEC?, "UH Energy Symposium Series, Critical Issues in Energy, UH Student Center South

November

16

Thursday

12pm

Prof. Tade Oyewunmi, Researcher at the Center for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law (CCEEL) from the University of Eastern Finland Discussing "Regulatory Stability for International Gas Commercialisation and LNG Projects-Recent developments in Nigeria".  Registration is Free.

Click here to register

November

10

Friday

12-1pm

Guest lecture w Brant Johnson, 3 BLB

November

3

Friday

12-1pm

Guest lecture on UK Climate Policy w Cynthia Conner, Deputy Head of British Embassy Energy & Environmental team, 144 BLB

November

3

Friday

1-3pm

Disaster Handbook Workshop, Albertus Room

October

25

Wednesday

5:00 pm

 

EENR Speaker Series presents

"The Energy World is Flat: Opportunities from the End of Peak Oil" By Daniel Lacalle

Where: 144 BLB
University of Houston Law Center

 

October

25

Wednesday

 

EPA NOW, Roger Martella, Vice-President for Global EHS, General Electric Corp.; previously General Counsel of EPA, and national head of Sidley & Austin's environmental practice group, noon, UHLC, location TBD

October
18
Wednesday

 

EPA NOW, Roger Martella, Vice-President for Global EHS, General Electric Corp.; previously General Counsel of EPA, and national head of Sidley & Austin's environmental practice group, noon, UHLC, location TBD

October
5
Thursday
2:30 pm

 

EENR Speaker Series presents
Minister Carlos Pérez
Minister of Hydrocarbons of Ecuador
"New Investment Opportunities in the Oil and Gas Sector in Ecuador"
Where: 111 TUII
University of Houston Law Center
Registration: https://lnkd.in/gWYt_Sj

October
4
Wednesday
5:00 - 7:00 pm

 

Managing JOAs: Evoling challenges within developing
markets.
By Dr. Eduardo G. Pereira
Research Fellow, University of Oslo
Where: Hendricks Heritage Room
University of Houston Law Center
Registration: lawhite@central.uh.edu

September
21
Thursday
5:30 - 7:30 pm

 

"Going Off the Grid," William Berger, Joseph Mickey, Heather
Payne, and Victor Flatt, UH Student Center South

February 23-24, 2017

 

North American Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Symposium

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