2020 Panelist Profile | Q&A with Jamie
Have you attended The Energy Summit before as a guest or panelist?
Yes as both.
What brings you back? – AND/OR - What are you looking forward to at this year’s Energy Summit (aside from your session)? The COGA Annual Summit is always a highlight of the fall conference schedules.
COGA provides dynamic topics and speakers, as well as practical discussions, on the oil and gas industry’s ever-changing role locally and nationally.
What made you decide to join us at this 32nd Annual Energy Summit conference to participate on this panel, and how they are interpreted?
I was honored to join the “SB19-181 - One Year Later” panel to discuss the benefits and impacts 181 has had on Colorado as a whole. Our firm has been involved with SB 181 since its introduction in March 2019 and we advise operator clients on its mandates daily.
Why do you think your panel topic is critical in the oil and natural gas industry at this time?
I believe that the “SB19-181 - One Year Later” panel is critical to the oil and natural gas industry at this time because, as I type this, we are in the midst of one of the largest COGCC rulemakings Colorado has seen in the past decade. Each new rule is an extension of SB 181’s mandates and the outcome will impact each and every operator, local government, citizen and agency.
How would you recommend that someone stays current on these issues if they are interested or want to know more?
Reach out to COGA leadership, visit the COGA website for the fast facts write-ups, or reach out to the panelist and/or experts on the current matters and have a discussion.
What is your personal favorite story about, or characteristic of the Colorado oil and natural gas community and those who work in it?
My favorite aspect of the Colorado oil and natural gas industry and those who work in it is the “never give up” strength, attitude and character.
Any great books or binge-worthy shows to recommend?
Billions on Showtime. I cannot get enough.
About Jamie Jost
Jamie is the Founder and Managing Shareholder of Jost Energy Law, P.C. where she focuses on matters relating to exploration, development and production of oil and gas, as well as local, state, and federal regulatory issues in the Rocky Mountain region. She assists national and international clients with legislative and policy strategy planning, title, due diligence, acquisition and divestiture matters, land contracts and eminent domain matters. Jamie practices in front of the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission and the Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, as well as Colorado and Wyoming federal and state courts on various energy issues. Jamie has served the Colorado Oil & Gas Association in various capacities since 2010. She was COGA’s Counsel from 2013 to 2016 and currently serves on COGA’s Advisory Board. She is also a past trustee and frequent author for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. With the exception of her role as Corporate Legal Counsel at Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc., Jamie has represented the oil and gas industry in the private sector for over eighteen years to ensure that exploration, development, and operations continue to progress safely, efficiently and economically. She is licensed in Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico and received her J.D. from the University of Wyoming and her undergraduate degree, cum laude, in Environmental Science and Industrial Hygiene from Indiana State University.
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