Energy Team to Present How-To on Shale Deals



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Steptoe & Johnson Energy Team to Present How-To on Shale Deals
Energy Team to Host Shale Gas Seminar in Columbus

COLUMBUS, OHIO - Members of the Steptoe & Johnson energy team will present a two-day seminar for buyers, sellers and financiers of shale reserves in the Appalachian Basin on August 24 and 25. The Acquisition & Disposition of Shale Assets in Appalachia seminar will help attendees navigate the complex legal landscape of making natural gas deals in Appalachia. The event will be held at the Capital Club, located in the Huntington Center in downtown Columbus.
Steptoe & Johnson is one of the Appalachian Basin region?s leading energy law firms located in the heart of the Marcellus and Utica Shales. The firm has nearly 100 years experience in oil and gas law. Its energy team members know the region and the industry, and will bring their know-how to developers. They?ll walk through the ins, outs and potential pitfalls of buying and selling shale assets including due diligence, regulation, title, dispute avoidance and other issues.
?New technologies and the changing energy climate have led to an unprecedented level of exploration and production in the Marcellus and Utica Shales? stated Sharon O. Flanery, Steptoe & Johnson Energy Team Leader. ?Our aim is to help energy insiders understand the nature of transactional work in the various Appalachian regulatory climates.?

The Acquisition & Disposition of Shale Assets in Appalachia is free and open to energy industry professionals nationwide. For more information, or to request an invitation to attend, visit

About Steptoe & Johnson

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a regional, business-focused firm with particular strengths in energy, labor, employment, and litigation. It comprises over 200 lawyers resident in ten locations throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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