Bill Kroger

Practice Group Chair - Energy Litigation (Firmwide) Partner

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Bill Kroger is a 30-year senior partner of Baker Botts. He serves as chair of the firm's Energy Litigation Practice Group, and currently serves as President-Elect of the Houston Bar Association. He represents clients in litigation and regulatory proceedings involving oil and gas, natural resources, power, renewable energy and related industries. Mr. Kroger has represented clients in disputes involving most of the major U.S. on-shore shale plays, including the Eagle Ford (Texas), Wolfcamp (Texas), Permian (Texas), Uinta (Utah), Bakken (North Dakota), Utica (Ohio) and Marcellus (W. Virginia). Mr. Kroger also represents clients on Gulf of Mexico and other offshore oil and gas matters. Mr. Kroger has represented clients in state and federal courts and in arbitrations throughout the United States. He has also appeared before numerous state and federal energy regulatory agencies, and handled OSHA investigations involving energy industry accidents. His clients have included EOG Resources, Murphy Oil Corporation, Royal Dutch Shell, Courson Oil and Gas, the Texas Oil and Gas Association, Matador Resources, Carlyle Group, Enable Midstream, Dominion Resources, BHP Petroleum, CenterPoint Energy, Jones Energy, Sasol North America, Naturgy, EQT, Rich Products, Vega Energy, Golden Corral and Hines Interests Limited Partnership, among others.