Babst Calland 2022 Report Highlights Legal and Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities for the U.S. Energy Industry


A recent conversation with US Senator Joe Manchin featured in this report

PITTSBURGH, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The law firm Babst Calland today released its 12e energy industry annual report: The Babst Calland 2022 Report – Legal and Regulatory Perspectives for the U.S. Energy Industry. Each of our country’s energy sectors is impacted by local, state and federal policies, many of which are discussed in this comprehensive report on legal and regulatory developments for the energy industry in United States.

The Babst Calland Report represents the timely and insightful perspectives of the firm’s energy lawyers on some of the most critical issues facing the industry, including climate change, cybersecurity, ESG and environmental justice, hydrogen sequestration and carbon, pipelines and renewable energy.

Joseph K. Reinhartshareholder and co-chairman of Babst Calland’s Energy and Natural Resources Group, said, “The U.S. energy industry, and the U.S. economy as a whole, are responding to changing market forces and potential significant new changes in laws and regulations. Russia invasion of Ukraine earlier this year and the resulting global oil and gas shortage highlighted the world’s continued reliance on fossil fuels and reinforced the value of America’s relative energy independence even as the nation and the world continue to search for alternative sources of energy.”

The report features a video commentary from a US senator Joe Manchin

This edition of the Babst Calland Report also contains comments by Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, who spoke with Babst Calland’s energy customers during a special briefing on May 26, 2022 called “A Perspective on US Energy Policy with Senator Joe Manchin.”

To request a copy of The Babst Calland 2022 reportClick here.

The Babst Calland Report is provided for the information of our customers and friends and is not intended to constitute legal advice.

About Babst Calland

Babst Calland was founded in 1986 and has represented environmental, energy and corporate clients since its inception. Our attorneys focus on current and emerging client needs in a variety of industry sectors, with focused legal practices in construction, business and commerce, creditors’ rights and insolvency, emerging technologies, employment and labor, energy and natural resources, environment, litigation, public sector, real estate, and transportation safety. Babst Calland has been ranked in the US News 2022 – Best Lawyers® List of “Top Law Firms” nationally in eight practice areas and regionally in 32 practice areas.

Based at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Babst Calland also has offices in Charleston, W. Va., Sewell, New Jersey, State College, Pennsylvania.and washington d.c. Babst Calland and its lawyers have been recognized by Best Lawyers© and Rooms the United States America’s best lawyers for business. For more information, including lawyer profiles, visit

Lawyer Joseph Reinhartco-chair of Babst Calland’s energy and natural resources practice, and other lawyers from the firm are available to comment on this report.

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