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Energy Regulatory

Energy Regulatory

EnVen Prince Platform, owned and operated by Looper Goodwine client Energy Ventures.

Energy Regulatory

Looper Goodwine has a sophisticated energy practice providing legal expertise to domestic and international energy clients. IR Global has consistently ranked our traditional Oil & Gas practice as top of the industry worldwide.

Our Energy Regulatory group, led by Shareholder PJ Goodwine, assists our domestic and international energy clients – both traditional Oil & Gas and renewables – with regulatory matters intertwined with multiple practice areas, including operational compliance, mergers and acquisitions, energy and project finance transactions, acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas assets and equipment, joint venture structuring for exploration and development, oil & gas exploration, oil & gas bankruptcies, and maritime issues.

Regulatory compliance is a key consideration in the development and financing of energy projects and our lawyers understand the relevant statutes and regulations that impact oil and gas and other markets. We assist clients by identifying important regulatory issues and developing and implementing strategies to address them. We are well positioned in this space because we have deep experience and strong relationships with regulatory authorities, giving us insight into what’s ahead, what to look for and how to troubleshoot accordingly.

Looper Goodwine assists clients in navigating the complex web of federal and state regulations affecting the energy industry. Advising on all facets of operations, exploration, development, and production in the Gulf of Mexico and onshore Louisiana. We also represent owners of oil and gas interests in acquisitions and divestitures, title matters, contract negotiation and drafting, and a variety of litigation matters.

Our team of dedicated attorneys provide strategic legal advice and innovative solutions to meet our clients’ unique needs and objectives. With our in-depth industry knowledge and extensive legal expertise, we are committed to helping our clients achieve their business goals in the energy sector.

Representative Experience

• Energy and project finance transactions, contracts, and disputes

• Acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas assets and equipment

• Joint venture structuring for exploration and development

• Oil and gas exploration, production and development operations

• Drafting and negotiating master service agreements, time charter agreements and drilling contracts for offshore and onshore clients

• Oil and gas regulatory and administrative matters

• Maritime issues in waters of various jurisdictions

• BOEM and BSEE administrative, financial and regulatory matters

• Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) matters, policies and regulations

• Mergers, acquisitions and restructuring

• Compliance issues involving the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources and Office of Conservation

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