Webcast: Maintenance of Oil and Gas Leases in These Troubled Times

May 7, 2020

In the current distressed environment of the oil and gas industry, there has been a great deal of discussion about, consideration of, and even implementation planning for, significantly reducing or even “shutting in” production. Join the Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Oil & Gas Practice Group, Michael P. Darden, as he discusses how and why this reduction or shut-in of production may occur and the consequences thereof, and provides a comprehensive examination of potential pitfalls and suggested courses of action.

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Michael P. Darden is Partner-in-Charge of the Houston office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, chair of the firm’s Oil & Gas practice group, and a member of the firm’s Energy and Infrastructure and Mergers and Acquisitions practice groups. Before joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Darden served as the global chair of the oil and gas transactions practice and co-chair of the global oil and gas industry team at Latham & Watkins as well as the firmwide chair of the global oil and gas practice at Baker Botts. Mr. Darden is Board Certified in Oil and Gas Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


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