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Sutherland Launches Offshore Energy Law Blog, an Online Resource for Offshore Energy News and Analysis

February 25, 2009

WASHINGTON (February 25, 2009) – Sutherland today launched the Offshore Energy Law Blog, an online news service focusing on issues at the intersection of offshore energy and government, policy, and regulation. The blog is written and managed by an editorial team comprising more than two dozen Sutherland energy attorneys, whose practices focus in all areas of the offshore energy sector.

To visit the Offshore Energy Law Blog or to subscribe to receive regular news headlines via e-mail, visit

“Offshore energy issues will certainly be among the most significant energy topics considered by the Obama Administration and the 111th Congress," said Peter Rodgers, Partner and Practice Group Leader of Sutherland’s Energy and Environmental Practice Group. “Sutherland’s Offshore Energy Law Blog, which features breaking news and analysis, provides unparalleled value to our clients, policy experts and business leaders seeking to understand current trends and all facets of offshore issues and opportunities."

Sutherland also produces the award-winning LNG Law Blog (, the comprehensive daily source for North American LNG news and developments, now in its fourth year.

About Sutherland’s Energy Group
Sutherland’s Energy and Environmental Practice Group represents every major sector of the energy industry in sophisticated transactional, regulatory, finance, tax and litigation matters, including emerging developments in offshore energy issues. Our clients are petroleum, power and natural gas marketers; domestic and multinational traders; LNG importers; hedge funds and financial institutions; refiners and crude oil producers; independent power producers and electric cooperatives; industrial end-users and end-user groups; leading companies in the nuclear energy business; and energy lenders. More than 60 of our attorneys regularly serve the legal needs of Sutherland’s energy industry clients in domestic and international business transactions and litigation.

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a law firm with global reach known for solving challenging business problems and resolving sophisticated legal issues for many of the world’s largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm’s attorneys handle matters throughout the United States and worldwide. Seven major practice areas—corporate, financial services, energy and environmental, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas, allowing Sutherland attorneys to serve a diverse client base that includes a significant number of Fortune 500 companies.

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