Upstream Air Permitting and the New EPA Audit Program for Oil and Gas: Avoiding Mishaps and Penalties in Exploration and Production
Correcting Clean Air Act Noncompliance, Mitigating Civil Penalties for Qualified New Owners of Upstream Oil and Natural Gas
A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide oil and gas counsel an in-depth analysis of the new EPA New Owner Audit Program and correcting Clean Air Act noncompliance for facilities. The panel will discuss the applicability of the new audit program to new owners of upstream oil and gas exploration and production, key terms and provisions of the new audit program agreement, and the processes involved upon entering the new audit program, as well as offer methods to avoid mishaps and penalties for new owners of facilities.
- Risk mitigation techniques in the negotiation and purchase of facilities
- Compliance pitfalls for owners of newly acquired facilities and managing audits
- New EPA audit program and correcting Clean Air Act noncompliance
- Key terms and provisions
- Processes involved upon entering the audit program
- Best practices to avoid mishaps and penalties for new owners of facilities
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What terms and provisions must be considered to limit risks during the negotiation and purchase of facilities?
- What are the compliance pitfalls typically faced by new owners of facilities and methods to avoid them?
- How can the new EPA audit program assist new owners in maintaining Clean Air Act compliance?
- What are the key terms and provisions of the new EPA audit program?
- What are the processes involved upon entering the new EPA audit program to ensure the avoidance of civil penalties?
Christopher J. Colville, P.E.
EDGE Engineering & Science
Since 2000 when he joined the environmental field, Mr. Colville has consulted with both private- and public-sector... | Read More
Since 2000 when he joined the environmental field, Mr. Colville has consulted with both private- and public-sector clients to optimize air quality and multimedia regulatory permitting and compliance strategies. He specializes in managing air permitting projects, performing air quality dispersion modeling evaluations, conducting air quality research, managing optical remote sensing emission measurement studies and providing technical expertise in support of litigation.Close
Gerald J. Pels
Mr. Pels, Chair of the Firm-wide Environmental Section - Energy and Industrial, has been one of the leaders of the... | Read More
Mr. Pels, Chair of the Firm-wide Environmental Section - Energy and Industrial, has been one of the leaders of the Texas environmental legal community for over 30 years. His diverse practice focuses on the areas of environmental compliance, counseling, and litigation.Close
Jeffrey L. Salinger
For the last 20 years, Mr. Salinger has advised clients on environmental risks and opportunities arising in mergers and... | Read More
For the last 20 years, Mr. Salinger has advised clients on environmental risks and opportunities arising in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, finance, real estate and bankruptcy transactions. He also helps clients comply with environmental laws, regulations and permits, and has, over the years, counselled a wide array of corporate and financial clients with respect to corporate social responsibility, climate change, brownfield redevelopment and worker health and safety.Close
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