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Carbon Capture & Other Renewable Solutions From the Inflation Reduction Act

Two smoke stacks against a blue sky
Tue Dec 12

Carbon Capture & Other Renewable Solutions From the Inflation Reduction Act

Two smoke stacks against a blue sky
Tue Dec 12

Carbon Capture & Other Renewable Solutions From the Inflation Reduction Act

Part of the Council’s Energy Series Programming

Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CT
Two smoke stacks against a blue sky

A little over one year ago, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, which aims to reduce U.S. carbon emissions, make clean energy more affordable, and transform the economy. But what does the act do for the average citizen? What is carbon capture and storage? Join us for the third installment of our program series A New Era of Energy: What Will Power Our Future? to discuss carbon capture and the new act. The panel features Haynes Boone energy partners Phil Lookadoo and Hugh Tucker and is executive director of the J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities & Energy Management at the University of Colorado Denver Michael Orlando, Ph.D. Moderated by Haynes Boone partner and Council Vice Chairman Larry Pascal.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Michael Orlando Headshot Michael Orlando is an executive director of the J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities & Energy Management at the University of Colorado Denver. He also lectures in the Center’s Global Energy Management program, where he teaches courses on valuation, capital structure, political risk analysis and strategy, and energy business issues. His consulting activities focus on economic and strategic concerns in energy, resources, and infrastructure. Orlando has provided analysis for advisory services and testimony in a variety of conflict and dispute resolution forums, including regulatory hearings, litigation proceedings, and international arbitration tribunals.

Hugh Tucker Headshot

Hugh Tucker is a partner at Haynes Boone’s Houston office, specializing in energy transactions, M&A, and project development in the oil and gas, chemical, and real estate sectors. Recognized for his industry acumen, he excels in acquisitions, joint ventures, and financing, with a particular focus on unconventional and conventional exploration. His diverse expertise extends to global project development, including power, chemical, and infrastructure projects. Additionally, Tucker is adept in chemical industry transactions, from unit sales to facility financing. His comprehensive involvement in Class “A” real estate projects showcases his negotiation and financing prowess across diverse sectors and international markets. For Hugh’s full bio, click here.

Phil Lookadoo Headshot

Phil Lookadoo is a partner in Haynes Boone’s Energy Practice Group, specializes in energy transactions, regulatory compliance, and project development across oil, natural gas, power, and renewables. His expertise encompasses commodity trading, derivatives, mergers and acquisitions, and battery energy storage systems. Lookadoo navigates regulatory requirements under Federal, State, and International laws, including FERC, CFTC, EPA, and state-specific regulations. In energy commodity trading, he works with major master agreements, negotiates credit support arrangements, and chairs the Commodity Regulation Working Group at the International Energy Credit Association. His international experience spans transactions in numerous countries, showcasing his global proficiency. For Phil’s full bio, click here.

ABOUT THE MODERATOR

Larry Pascal Headshot Larry Pascal, Chair of the Americas Practice Group at Haynes Boone, boasts 25+ years of expertise in cross-border transactions across diverse sectors. Specializing in real estate, energy, agribusiness, and technology, he is actively involved in the Mexican M&A sector, recently advising clients like Toyota and Ecopetrol. Larry’s international reach extends to Asia Pacific, with notable clients including American Airlines and Shell Oil Company. Recognized in Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global for corporate M&A, Larry is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Beyond law, he is an avid racket sports player, having represented the United States in international padel competitions. For Larry’s full bio, click here.

  • About the event

    A little over one year ago, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, which aims to reduce U.S. carbon emissions, make clean energy more affordable, and transform the economy. But what does the act do for the average citizen? What is carbon capture and storage? Join us for the third installment of our program series A New Era of Energy: What Will Power Our Future? to discuss carbon capture and the new act. The panel features Haynes Boone energy partners Phil Lookadoo and Hugh Tucker and is executive director of the J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities & Energy Management at the University of Colorado Denver Michael Orlando, Ph.D. Moderated by Haynes Boone partner and Council Vice Chairman Larry Pascal.

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER

    Michael Orlando Headshot Michael Orlando is an executive director of the J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities & Energy Management at the University of Colorado Denver. He also lectures in the Center’s Global Energy Management program, where he teaches courses on valuation, capital structure, political risk analysis and strategy, and energy business issues. His consulting activities focus on economic and strategic concerns in energy, resources, and infrastructure. Orlando has provided analysis for advisory services and testimony in a variety of conflict and dispute resolution forums, including regulatory hearings, litigation proceedings, and international arbitration tribunals.

    Hugh Tucker Headshot

    Hugh Tucker is a partner at Haynes Boone’s Houston office, specializing in energy transactions, M&A, and project development in the oil and gas, chemical, and real estate sectors. Recognized for his industry acumen, he excels in acquisitions, joint ventures, and financing, with a particular focus on unconventional and conventional exploration. His diverse expertise extends to global project development, including power, chemical, and infrastructure projects. Additionally, Tucker is adept in chemical industry transactions, from unit sales to facility financing. His comprehensive involvement in Class “A” real estate projects showcases his negotiation and financing prowess across diverse sectors and international markets. For Hugh’s full bio, click here.

    Phil Lookadoo Headshot

    Phil Lookadoo is a partner in Haynes Boone’s Energy Practice Group, specializes in energy transactions, regulatory compliance, and project development across oil, natural gas, power, and renewables. His expertise encompasses commodity trading, derivatives, mergers and acquisitions, and battery energy storage systems. Lookadoo navigates regulatory requirements under Federal, State, and International laws, including FERC, CFTC, EPA, and state-specific regulations. In energy commodity trading, he works with major master agreements, negotiates credit support arrangements, and chairs the Commodity Regulation Working Group at the International Energy Credit Association. His international experience spans transactions in numerous countries, showcasing his global proficiency. For Phil’s full bio, click here.

    ABOUT THE MODERATOR

    Larry Pascal Headshot Larry Pascal, Chair of the Americas Practice Group at Haynes Boone, boasts 25+ years of expertise in cross-border transactions across diverse sectors. Specializing in real estate, energy, agribusiness, and technology, he is actively involved in the Mexican M&A sector, recently advising clients like Toyota and Ecopetrol. Larry’s international reach extends to Asia Pacific, with notable clients including American Airlines and Shell Oil Company. Recognized in Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global for corporate M&A, Larry is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Beyond law, he is an avid racket sports player, having represented the United States in international padel competitions. For Larry’s full bio, click here.

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