The EENR Center would like to recognize and thank our current sponsors:

Underwriter
Blank Rome LLP
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

Benefactor
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Collaborating co-sponsor
with the Center for U.S. and Mexican Law
ENTRA Energy Transactions LLC

The Houston law firm of Connelly Baker & Wotring LLP provided initial funding to create the EENR Center, and we gratefully recognize them as a  Founding Partner.

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The Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center

The Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center at the University of Houston Law Center links energy issues with impacts on environment and natural resources. Building on the academic excellence of the faculty in these areas and the complex and multi-faceted energy and environmental issues in Houston, the Center provides a forum for education and discussion of the most important issues of the day, such as climate change, air pollution, clean coal and renewable energy.

2017-18 EENR Calendar of Events in Houston

ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

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October

25

Wednesday

5:00 pm

EENR Speaker Series presents

"The Energy World is Flat: Opportunities from the End of Peak Oil" By Daniel Lacalle

Where: 144 BLB
University of Houston Law Center

Registration

October

25

Wednesday

12 pm

EPA NOW, Roger Martella, Vice-President for Global EHS, General Electric Corp.; previously General Counsel of EPA, and national head of Sidley & Austin's environmental practice group, UHLC, 144 BLB

October

31

Wednesday

5:30pm - 7:00 pm

At the frontier between oil markets and geopolitics in the Middle-East

Antoine Halff. Director, Global Oil Markets at the  Center on Global Energy Policy Columbia University

Registration Link: https://at-the-frontier-of-oil-markets.eventbrite.com

November

16

Thursday

5:30 - 7:00 pm

"Permian & Peak Demand: Death of OPEC?, "UH Energy Symposium Series, Critical Issues in Energy, UH Student Center South

November

30

Thursday

Second Inter-American Hydrocarbon Regulators Dialogue "New Technology and Regulatory Challenges for Offshore Oil and Gas Regulation" The focus of the conference will be oil and gas offshore regulation. Two panels will discuss offshore technology and two panels will discuss regulatory and safety issues, all day, UHLC, location TBD

December

6

Wednesday

Mexican Regulatory Energy Commission. Workshops on Energy Regulation in Mexico by Mexican government officials on refined products, electricity and LNG.  Co-sponsored with the U.S. Mexican Law Center

December

7

Thursday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

EENR and UH Health Law Symposium, "Is Climate Change Making Us Sick?: The Changing Climate and Public Health," Academic Symposia LUNCHTIME KEYNOTE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – location TBD

February 2018

8

Thursday

5:30 - 7:00 pm

Renewable Energy and Government Subsidies, UH Energy Symposium Series, Critical Issues in Energy, UH Student Center South.

February 2018

21

Wednesday

3:45-5:30 pm

International Fiscal Association (IFA) and EENR present "Tax v. cap and trade," The Houstonian, featuring Brian Murray, Michael Wara, Reuven Avi-Yonah, Bret Wells, Roberta Mann, Victor B. Flatt

February 2018

22

Thursday

Academic and Policy Workshop on Market Mechanisms for greenhouse gas controls – EENR, co-sponsored by Nicholas Institute, Duke University

March 2018

6

Tuesday

EENR, with UH Energy, Columbia Law School's Sabin Climate Change Center and American University's Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment, "Negative Emissions Technologies and the U.S. Energy Sector," all day, UHLC, location TBD

March 2018

10

Saturday

2:30 - 4:30 pm

EENR following CERA (Cambridge Energy Research Associates) week, panel on Environmental Impact Assessment Laws and the global hydrocarbon markets, UHLC, location TBD

March 2018

22

Thursday

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Energy, artificial Intelligence & Robotics: The Future of People in Energy, UH Energy Symposium Series, Critical Issues in Energy, UH Student Center South

April 2018

12-13

Thursday - Friday

Young Energy Attorneys Conference – Gina Warren, Hosted by EENR Center

Past Events

October

18

Wednesday

12:00 pm

EENR Speaker Series presents

"OUTLOOK FOR BRAZIL'S OIL SECTOR" By Magda Chambriard

Where: 144 BLB
University of Houston Law Center
Registration: https://lnkd.in/eGqhXxQ

 

October

5

Thursday

2:30 pm

EENR Speaker Series presents
Minister Carlos Pérez
Minister of Hydrocarbons of Ecuador

"New Investment Opportunities in the Oil and Gas Sector in Ecuador"

Where: 111 TUII
University of Houston Law Center
Registration: https://lnkd.in/gWYt_Sj

 

October

4

Wednesday

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Managing JOAs: Evolving challenges within developing markets.

By Dr. Eduardo G. Pereira
Research Fellow, University of Oslo
Where: Hendricks Heritage Room
University of Houston Law Center
Registration: lawhite@central.uh.edu

 

September

21

Thursday

5:30 - 7:30 pm

"Going Off the Grid," William Berger, Joseph Mickey, Heather Payne, and Victor Flatt, UH Student Center South