Oil and Gas Environmental Issues

"A long-time advocate for the oil and gas and energy industries. Provides all environmental legal services for its clientele, including contaminated site cleanup, clean air and water permitting, as well as litigation and crisis management counsel."

Chambers USA 2020

Baker Botts advises on a broad range of international, federal and state environmental, health and safety issues related to on- and offshore oil and gas exploration and production. This includes counseling on regulatory, permitting, enforcement, crisis management and litigation matters in shale plays and conventional fields in Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming, North Dakota, Colorado, California, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Montana, the Gulf of Mexico and many international jurisdictions.

Baker Botts also provides counseling on environmental, health and safety issues that arise as part of oil and gas transactional matters, including advising potential foreign investors in connection with in-bound acquisitions of oil and gas assets.


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