Akin Gump Hosts “The Global Energy Industry 2018: A Look to the Year Ahead” Webinar

(Houston) – Lawyers at Akin Gump addressed topics of concern for the energy industry in the coming year in a briefing on January 30 titled “The Global Energy Industry 2018: A Look to the Year Ahead.” The event was held as an in-person program in the firm’s Houston office and as a webinar for participants around the world.

Christine LaFollette, a partner in Akin Gump’s oil and gas practice and partner in charge of the firm’s Houston office, moderated the program. She was joined by Chip Cannon, co-head of the energy regulation, markets and enforcement practice, tax partner Alison Chen, oil and gas partner John Goodgame and global project finance practice co-head John Marciano.

The topics covered at the briefing included the following:

  • Tax reform: Impact on Energy Companies and Power Projects
  • The State of the U.S. Electric Power Sector in 2018: The Fuel Wars
  • Shifting Focus from Production to Returns: Implications for the Exploration & Production Business

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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