Diana S. Prulhiere
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(303) 389-4365
Office: Denver
Energy
Business
Employment
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J.D. University of Pittsburgh
B.S. University of Mount Union
Licensure: CO | OK | PA | WV
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Biography

Diana Prulhiere focuses her practice in the areas of energy and natural resources (oil and gas) law. Ms. Prulhiere regularly assists clients with mineral title examinations, due diligence projects and energy transactions throughout the DJ and Appalachian Basins.  Ms. Prulhiere is active in a number of industry groups focused on enhancing the careers of young professionals and women in the energy industry.

Work Experience

2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2009-2010 University of Pittsburgh Environmental Law Clinic
2007-2008 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, Benedict J. Kirchner, Diana S. Prulhiere & Matthew S. Schlensker, “Trending Title Topics from Around the Country,” Institute for Energy Law 1st National Young Energy Professionals’ Law Conference, New Orleans, LA 2017

Co-Author, Diana S. Prulhiere, David R. Little & Casey C. Breese, Colorado, 3 Oil & Gas, Nat. Resources & Energy J. 663 (2017)

Co-Chair and Moderator, “3rd Rockies Young Energy Professionals’ General Counsel Forum,” Institute for Energy Law, Denver, CO October 2017

Presenter, David R. Little & Diana S. Prulhiere, “New Developments Impacting the Oil & Gas Industry in Colorado,” Denver Association of Division Order Analysts Meeting, Denver, CO September 2017

Presenter, David R. Little & Diana S. Prulhiere, “New Developments Impacting the Oil & Gas Industry in Colorado,” Steptoe & Johnson PLLC National Energy Webcast, August 2017

Contributor, David R. Little, Diana S. Prulhiere & Ghislaine Torres Bruner, “COGCC Issues Notice to Operators to Inspect Flowlines,” Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Energy Alert, May 2017

Presenter, Benedict J. Kirchner, Diana S. Prulhiere & Matthew S. Schlensker, “Trending Title Topics from Around the Country,” Steptoe & Johnson PLLC National Energy Webcast, April 2017

Co-Author, Diana S. Prulhiere & David R. Little, Colorado, 2 Oil & Gas, Nat. Resources & Energy J. 139 (2016)

Chair and Moderator, “2nd Rockies Young Energy Professionals’ General Counsel Forum,” Institute for Energy Law, Denver, CO October 2016

Chair and Moderator, “1st Rockies Young Energy Professionals’ General Counsel Forum,” Institute for Energy Law, Denver, CO December 2015

Contributor, “Summary of Selected Principles of Oil and Gas Law: Colorado,” Steptoe & Johnson PLLC (2015)

Co-Author, “Montana Oil and Gas Update,” 2 Tex. A&M L. Rev. (Surv. on Oil & Gas) 157 (2015)

Co-Author, “Kentucky Oil and Gas Update,” 1 Tex. A&M L. Rev. (Surv. on Oil & Gas) 91 (2014)

Author, “Kentucky Oil and Gas Update,” 19 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 347 (2013)

Author, “Kentucky Oil and Gas Update,” 18 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 499 (2012)

Co-Author, “The States’ Legal Framework: Northeastern Region: The Regulation of Water Use and Handling in the Oil & Gas Industry in Appalachia,” Rocky Mnt. Min. L. Inst. 3B (2011 Nov.)

Key Experience

Managed abstracting and title teams to assist clients with development efforts
Undertook mineral and leasehold title examinations and drafted drilling and division order title opinions to assist clients in acquiring and leasing mineral rights
Performed due diligence, undertook curative work and prepared transactional documents to assist clients in various energy transactions

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Institute for Energy Law Young Energy Professionals’ Rockies General Counsel Forum Chair, 2015-2016, Co-Chair 2017
Institute for Energy Law Young Energy Professionals' Committee Member, 2011 - 2017, Membership Subcommittee Member and National Conference Subcommittee Member, 2017
Institute for Energy Law Young Energy Professionals' Appalachia General Counsel Forum Co-Chair, 2014-2015
Women's Energy Network Appalachia, Southern West Virginia Networking & Special Events Committee Chair, 2013
Leadership Kanawha Valley, 2011
Articles Editor, Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law

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