Baker McKenzie hosted its fourth annual Global Oil & Gas Institute in Houston on May 10, offering a global perspective on the current oil and gas market with speakers from Mexico City, Houston, Washington, DC, Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, Brussels, Sao Paulo, New York and London. Nearly 250 industry leaders and Firm lawyers attended the event, including in-house lawyers from oil companies, service companies and financial institutions.
Featured speakers included keynote David Brinley, General Counsel – Projects and Technology at Shell International, as well as remarks by Regina Mayor, Principal, Global Sector Head and U.S. National Sector Leader of Energy and Natural Resources at KMPG, during the pre-event Women’s Energy Breakfast.
The annual gathering of energy professionals discussed a broad range of topics, including:
- Across Borders: US, Canada and Mexico Energy Policy
- Update on Mexico Energy Reforms
- Commercial Activity in Oil & Gas
- Navigating the Changing Tax Landscape
- Antitrust Policy in a changing World
- Operating Within the Rules: Sanctions
- Driving Business Through Digital Strategy
- In-and-out Dispute Resolution in the Trump Era
- Evolving Challenges to Oil & Gas Projects Around the World
Baker McKenzie’s Oil & Gas Practice spans 47 countries and has a broad-range of skills in finance, corporate, tax, and environmental and competition law. The practice’s industry expertise includes the full range of oil and gas transactions throughout the entire value chain, from upstream to downstream, including production, distribution and trading, as well as deep experience in matters involving unconventional resources.