Ohio & PA Seminars to Focus on Financing Shale Deals



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Steptoe & Johnson to hold seminars for bankers working in the Marcellus, Utica shales

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC will hold two seminars in Ohio and Pennsylvania for bankers and other investors looking to capitalize on opportunities in the Marcellus and Utica shales.  The first of the “Banking in Utica and Marcellus Assets” seminars will take place on Friday, September 28 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton in Columbus.  The second will be held on Tuesday, October 16 at the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA.

Members of the Steptoe & Johnson Energy, Banking, Real Estate and Commercial Transactions teams will cover a variety of topics during the half-day seminars including:

  • Economic impact studies
  • Unique valuation, financial reporting and tax considerations
  • Horizontal drilling, fracing and pooling
  • Structuring oil and gas loans
  • Leases, working interests and collateral

Plus, a local CPA from an accounting firm specializing in oil and gas development will be on hand during each seminar for additional insight.

“These seminars will focus on financing for oil and gas production,” said attorney Andrew Kalgreen of the firm’s Columbus office.  “At the conclusion, we want bankers to walk away with knowledge that can improve their understanding of this complex area.” 

“Banking in Utica and Marcellus Assets” is the latest in a series of seminars produced by Steptoe & Johnson aimed at helping businesses navigate the hurdles that come with shale exploration.  For more information on these events, visit http://www.steptoe-johnson.com

About Steptoe & Johnson
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a regional, business-focused firm with particular strengths in energy, labor, employment, and litigation. It comprises over 230 lawyers resident in eleven locations throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.
Visit www.steptoe-johnson.com.

For more information, contact Betsy Spellman, Chief Marketing Officer, at (304) 933-8000 or by email: betsy.spellman@steptoe-johnson.com.

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