Thought Leadership

Innovations in Collaboration v. Collusion in the Oilfield

Speeches & Presentations

Analysis of recent innovations and developments in collaboration in the oilfield, with a focus on three industry areas - joint bidding, local area midstream and take-away services (gas gathering and processing), and incident response (offshore, deepwater)—reviewed in the context of anti-competition laws and recent case law.


  • David Bertoch, Executive Counsel, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Spring, Texas
  • Thomas Fina, Baker Botts L.L.P., Washington, D.C.
  • Morgan F. Frontczak, Senior Antitrust Counsel, Shell Oil Company, Houston, Texas

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