Aileen M. Hooks

Partner

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Austin

P: +1.512.322.2616 F: +1.512.322.8314
  • Represented commodity trading and logistics company in connection with comprehensive EPA fuel program audit
  • Represented renewable fuels company in successfully securing part 79 registration for renewable fuel blendstocks
  • Counseled renewable fuels company on Renewable Fuels Standard program compliance matters
  • Advised renewable fuels company on contractual allocation and transfer of existing and anticipated future credits to be generated under international, federal and state low carbon fuel programs
  • Participated in the development of state legislative and regulatory framework for carbon capture and storage
  • Handled identification, negotiation and resolution of environmental, health, safety, facilities and service issues raised by the co-location of industrial facilities resulting from acquisitions, divestitures and multiparty ventures for energy, semiconductor and defense industry clients
  • Represented oilfield services company on development of Texas legislation and regulations on disclosure obligations concerning hydraulic fracturing fluids
  • Counseled potential investor in Gulf of Mexico (GOM) drilling operations on federal and state environmental liability risks
  • Advised natural gas company on requirements relating to permitting, operation, and abandonment of GOM pipelines
  • Represented mining company in environmental claims and liabilities in a chapter 11 bankruptcy involving multiple sites in numerous states, including the disposition of and establishment of custodial environmental trusts for owned, non-operating sites and negotiations with purchasers and multiple federal and state agencies and custodial trustees
  • Represented company managing response and natural resource damage assessment activities following oil spill affecting Gulf Coast
  • Advised on environmental regulatory and liability considerations affecting Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Facilities (FPSOs) operating in GOM
  • Managed environmental aspects of acquisition of Eagle Ford shale properties in excess of $1 billion, including a joint development arrangement and formation of related midstream company
  • Represented PRP groups at state and federal Superfund sites through all phases of Superfund process