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Federal Land Use: Onshore & Offshore Energy Development (An ELI Master Class)

 January 23, 2018


Environmental Law Institute
1730 M Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, District of Columbia 20036


Congress and the Trump Administration are engaged in efforts to expand domestic energy production, including using federal lands to do so. This in-depth Master Class will feature cross-sectoral experts covering both the legal framework and the potential changes to energy policy on federal lands, onshore and offshore. Panelists will cover the laws and regulations that lay the foundation of energy production on federal lands and also take a deep dive into recent developments in energy production policy.

There is a litany of potential notable changes to the regulatory framework, from Alaska, to the western states, to the outer continental shelf. How do we balance energy needs with environmental risks? How equitable are royalties when considering the various stakeholders? How will changing energy policy transform federal land and sea? What changes could occur in the regulatory sphere with onshore and offshore federal land? Join ELI and our expert panelists for this CLE accredited Master Class.

Panel 1 will focus on onshore energy production. Speakers will explore a range of timely topics including the December 2017 and March 2018 oil and gas lease sales, royalties from mineral and energy production, Alaska’s “Open for Business” initiative, renewable energy development, mineral extraction, and the future of coal production from public lands.

Panel 2 will focus on offshore energy production. Speakers will discuss President Trump’s executive order mandating the review of offshore energy policies, offshore renewable energy development, and oil and gas exploration and drilling in the outer continental shelf.

With issues potentially impacting a range of terrestrial and oceanic landscapes, and a varied array of energy extraction and development industries, this Master Class will raise thought-provoking questions and delve into this key area of energy and environmental law and policy.

CLE Credit Available!

Additional Information

This event is open to the public but you must register and pay the appropriate fee (ELI Members $150-$100; Non-members $200-$150). There is no additional charge for CLE.

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Environmental Law Institute
1730 M Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
United States of America

More Information

Contact: Marcia McMurrin
Email: mcmurrin@eli.org
Phone: (202) 939-3851

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