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Geology 2012

The 10th edition of the Geo-Eco-Tech International Exhibition will be held on 24–25 May 2012 at the Polish Geological Institute in Warsaw. The event is organized by Zarząd Targów Warszawskich SA, with the Ministry of the Environment as an honorary patron.

Our law firm will be represented at the event by Maciej Jóźwiak and Jacek Wędrowski.

Maciej Jóźwiak is an attorney on the Competition Law team. He specializes in energy law and has led litigation concerning regulated markets. He works with clients investing in renewable and alternative energy sources (such as shale gas). In his presentation, entitled “Legal Aspects of Shale Gas Mining: Current Issues,” he will discuss:

  • selected issues under the amended Geological & Mining Law
  • the proposed Act on State Income from Shale Gas as a distinct
  • law devoted solely to hydrocarbons
  • other major regulations on environmental impact and water use
  • key challenges in the area of shale gas mining.

Attorney Jacek Wędrowski specializes in legal and regulatory issues of the energy sector and environmental protection. He will be a member of the panel on “Challenges and Barriers in Exploring for Shale Gas: Prospects for Carrying Out Projects for Mining and Production of Shale Gas—Environmental Issues.”