Midstream and Transportation

  • Overview
  • Team

McAfee & Taft provides comprehensive legal and business consulting services to the midstream energy and transportation industries.

Regulatory and Compliance

  • Internal audits
  • Compliance training, tracking, and management systems
  • Environmental compliance and permitting
  • Federal agency audits
  • OSHA
  • PHMSA
  • Other Department of Transportation compliance, including driver qualification, hours of service, hazardous materials, and vehicle classification issues
  • Physical and electronic security
  • Risk assessment of liabilities and exposures
  • SCADA control systems

Emergency Response

  • On-site emergency response
  • Media relations
  • On-site agency inspections
  • Response planning

Litigation

  • Accidents and incidents
  • Commercial litigation
  • Defense of False Claims Act/qui tam lawsuits brought by “whistleblowers”
  • Environmental
  • Responses to agency Notices of Violations
  • Responses to agency investigations

Business & Corporate

  • Antitrust and trade regulation
  • Business financing
  • Business and transaction taxation
  • Buy/sell facilities and pipelines, including pre-transaction due diligence, risk assessment and evaluation and preparation of contracts, and post-transaction implementation of contractual protections and best operating practices
  • Corporate restructuring and workouts
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Supply, distribution and throughput contracts
  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Real estate including condemnation proceedings and right-of-way issues

Records Retention

  • Communications
  • Compliance issues
  • e-Discovery
  • Policies and procedures

Workplace Issues

  • Employee benefits, including health and welfare plans and retirement plans
  • Employment law
  • Executive and deferred compensation
  • Labor issues, including collective bargaining and negotiations
  • Union avoidance strategies
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Jeremy M. Black
Shareholder
(405) 552-2289
T. Michael Blake
Shareholder
(405) 552-2317
Courtney Bru
Shareholder
(918) 574-3052
J. Craig Buchan
Shareholder
(918) 574-3049
Vickie J. Buchanan
Shareholder, Industry Group Leader
(405) 552-2331
Roberta B. Fields
Shareholder
(405) 552-2366
Bill G. Freudenrich
Shareholder
(918) 574-3013
Charles Greenough
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader, Industry Group Leader
(918) 574-3005
Stephen M. Hetrick
Shareholder, Director
(918) 574-3029
Sean S. Hunt
Shareholder
(405) 552-2345
Robert J. Joyce
Shareholder
(918) 574-3040
Garry L. Keele, II
Shareholder
(918) 574-3037
John A. Kenney
Of Counsel
(405) 552-2244
Brandon P. Long
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader
(405) 552-2328
H. Cole Marshall
Shareholder
(405) 552-2379
Michael D. McClintock
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader
(405) 552-2213
J. Michael Nordin
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader
(405) 552-2215
Tracy A. Poole
Of Counsel, Industry Group Leader
(918) 574-3026
Joshua D. Smith
Shareholder, Industry Group Leader
(405) 552-2301
Mackenzie L. Smith
Associate
(405) 270-6085
Lacey Stevenson
Associate
(405) 552-2282
Alison A. Verret
Associate
(918) 574-3089
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At The Podium

Regulatory and Legal Issues Affecting Midstream Companies

Marsh and McAfee & Taft Midstream Energy Roundtable
Tulsa, Oklahoma | November 14, 2013
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