Agenda for Steptoe & Johnson Energy Leadership Summit Announced



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Event focused on overcoming shale development challenges

DENVER – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC has released the final agenda for its Energy Leadership Summit to be held in Denver on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at The Oxford Hotel. This one day event will brief shale developers on solutions to legal challenges facing the industry.     

Some of the topics include:

  • Legal trends in shale gas development
  • Environmental and enforcement issues
  • Pooling and unitization
  • Avoiding litigation
  • Structuring deals and energy transactions
  • Mineral title issues

The Summit agenda coincides with the results of a year-long study, Below the Surface – The Legal Challenges of Shale Gas Production, commissioned by Steptoe & Johnson to find the greatest legal challenges facing energy producers.  View the full report by visiting:   

The Summit has been approved for 6.5 hours of continuing legal education in Pennsylvania, and for eight hours of continuing legal education in Colorado.  It is also approved for seven Registered Professional Landman continuing education credits, and seven Certified Professional Landman recertification credits through the American Association of Professional Landmen.       

For information on registration for the 2014 Energy Leadership Summit, visit:  The Denver Business Journal is the media sponsor for this event. 

About Steptoe & Johnson
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a U.S. law firm with core strengths in energy, labor & employment, litigation and transactional law. In 2013, Steptoe & Johnson celebrated 100 years of helping clients reach their goals. Visit

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