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Oct 19 2011 -
Oct 21 2011
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, Lexington, KY

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Energy Counsel Robert L. Burns, Jr. will be a featured panelist on the first day of the Kentucky Mineral Law Conference, hosted by the Energy Mineral & Law Foundation.

Burns will participate in "Permitting and Regulatory Issues with Respect to Marcellus & Utica Shale Wells in New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio" panel. He will discuss pertinent regulatory and permitting topics including:

  • Water acquisition, withdrawal, disposal permits and issues
  • Well permitting process and obstacles that producers encounter
  • State hydro-fracturing laws and regulations
  • Drilling, casing and cementing issues
  • Setbacks for private & public water supplies
  • Outlook for the current New York moratorium on Marcellus Shale development

Joining Burns on the panel will be four regional practitioners from industry law firms.

For more information on the three-day conference or the EMLF, visit the foundation's website.