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Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law launches new blog, UT Law Grid

The Law School’s Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law has rolled out a cutting-edge legal blog with an inaugural post on hydraulic fracturing from Professor David Spence. UT Law Grid will contribute to vital academic and policy debates in the Energy Center’s core subject areas with regular updates from University of Texas professors, prominent practitioners, lawmakers, and policy experts. In particular, as the Texas Legislature begins its 83rd session in January 2013, the Center will use the blog to participate in relevant policy discussions around water and energy issues.


Law School hosts Austin module of St. Gallen MBL Program October 28–Nov. 2, 2012

The University of Texas School of Law is once again hosting the Information Technology Law and Energy Law module for the University of St. Gallen’s Executive Master of European and International Business Law MBL-HSG program from October 28 to November 2, 2012. Since 2001, the Law School has participated in this program, which holds a strong position in the landscape of executive law studies in Europe.


Glenn E. Johnson, winner of the Ernest E. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award for accomplishments in the field of energy law.

Glenn E. Johnson Receives Ernest E. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award for accomplishments in the field of energy law

On February 9, 2012, the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law awarded the 2012 Ernest E. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award to Glenn E. Johnson, partner at Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP. This prestigious award is given to a distinguished attorney who has made significant contributions to the oil, gas, and energy industry.


Kenneth Feinberg to speak on “Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes: Tailoring the Law to Meet the Challenges,” October 3, 2011

On Monday, October 3, 2011, Kenneth R. Feinberg will discuss his work in a presentation entitled, “Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes: Tailoring the Law to Meet the Challenges.” The event, free and open to the public, will be held in the Joe C. Thompson Conference Center Auditorium (TCC 1.110) at 6:00 p.m.     Feinberg […]


Law School cosponsors inaugural University of Texas Energy Forum, February 3-4, 2011

The University of Texas School of Law’s Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law is a major sponsor of the inaugural University of Texas Energy Forum, a student-initiated conference on February 3–4, 2011, that brings together a cross-section of the University of Texas’s faculty, students, and staff with industry, government, and NGO partners to explore today’s most pressing energy challenges.


Fielding B. “Tres” Cochran III, ’75, receives Ernest E. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award

The Texas Journal of Oil, Gas & Energy Law has awarded the 2010 Ernest E. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award to Fielding B. “Tres” Cochran III, ’75. Cochran received the award on January 20, 2011 at the sixth annual Texas Journal of Oil, Gas & Energy Law Banquet.


Freescale Semiconductor Executive is Featured Speaker at Judicial Luncheon for the University of St. Gallen’s Executive Master of Business Law Program

The University of Texas School of Law will host the Information Technology Law and Energy Law module for the University of St. Gallen’s Executive Master of European and International Business Law M.B.L.-HSG program in Austin from October 31 to November 6, 2010.


Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law celebrates five remarkable years

UT Law’s newest student-edited journal celebrates five remarkable years.