The Center for American and International Law, Institute of Energy Law is organizing 69th Annual Oil & Gas Law Conference. The Center provides superior educational and professional opportunities for lawyers and other professionals in the energy industry through educational courses, conferences, scholarly publications and membership activities.

IEL presents numerous educational conferences and seminars each year, publishes papers, periodicals, and provides an important forum in which contemporary issues affecting the energy industries can be discussed.


JW Marriott Houston – Galleria
5150 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056

Conference Highlights:

• Keynote Presentation by James A. Baker, III
• Climate Change Litigation: How has it evolved and what can Energy Companies expect?
• Controlling your own destiny: Examining swaps and why they are now a popular deal structure
• Cyber security 3.0: Managing evolving litigation and regulatory risk at Energy Companies

Conference Co-Chairs:

  • W. James (J. J.) McAnelly III Bracewell LLP, Houston, Texas
  • Kimberly Phillips, Associate General Counsel, Global Litigation – Americas
    Shell Oil CompanyHouston, Texas


  • $745 – Non-Member Registration Fee (*Member dues begin at $650) (Regular Price: $795)
  • $535 – IEL Supporting or Sustaining Member Employee (Regular Price: $575)
  • $535 – IEL Young Energy Professional Member (Regular Price: $575)
  • $535 – CAIL Member or Member Employee (Regular Price: $575)
  • $535 – Government Employee (Regular Price: $575)
  • $150 – Full-time Law Student (Regular Price: $150)
  • $150 – Full-time Law Professor (Regular Price: $150)
  • $225 – Materials Only – I will not be attending the conference. (Regular Price: $225)

Add $150 to receive the course material in a printed binder at the conference. Otherwise, the material will only be provided to you electronically via email. You are welcome to print the online material yourself.


Please register here and make the payment as per the mentioned methods. There are 4 ways to register.

  • ONLINE: Credit card only at
  • FAX: Credit card only 972.244.3401
  • MAIL: Cheque or credit card. The Center for American and International Law, 5201 Democracy Drive, Plano, TX USA 75024
  • PHONE: Credit card only, 972.244.3400 or 800.409.1090, 8:30am-5:00pm CT
  • Payment must accompany registration.

To become a member, please find the membership details here.

Conference Schedule:

Please find the detailed conference schedule here.

For any queries please contact at

For further information, please visit the official page here.