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Impacts of the U.S. Presidential Election on the Energy Industry

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WASHINGTON, D.C., November 22, 2016 – How will the election of President-elect Donald Trump impact the U.S. energy sector - from oil & gas and power to renewables and the environment? 

Baker Botts partnered with Baker Institute and the Center for Energy Studies for a discussion on President-elect Trump’s anticipated policy changes and the potential impacts they may have on the Energy Sector. 

Baker Botts energy lawyers Steven Miles, Jeremy Kennedy, Bill Kroger, Elaine Walsh, Scott Janoe, Derek Green and Paul Cuomo are available to comment on the following topics covered in the discussion. 
  • Carbon and Environmental Regulatory Changes and their Impacts 
  • LNG Exports and Potential Impacts on Project Development 
  • Upstream Oil & Gas Project Licensing, and the Likely Shift of Environmental Focus from the Federal Government to the States and to Civil Litigation 
  • Renewable Energy Project Development 
  • Tax Policy and its Effects on Investment and Energy Production in the United States 
  • Antitrust Enforcement and Implications on Energy M&A


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