Energy Law

Energy Law

There is a multitude of career opportunities for South Texas College of Law Houston students to pursue in the energy industry, which include working for law firms doing energy work, oil and gas companies, and oil field service providers. Attorneys practicing in this field must develop a firm understanding of the oil and gas industry. Depending on the type of oil and gas law attorneys choose to practice, they also need to acquire, to varying degrees, a background in corporate, finance, and business law; transactional drafting and negotiation skills; dispute resolution skills both in and out of court; and an understanding of the regulatory environment.

Subject Overview

An overview of the practice area that will guide your understanding of the courses listed in the pathway.


A progression of courses that are relevant or potentially relevant to practice in a given legal field.


A list of faculty members who teach the courses sequenced in the pathway.


A compilation of STCL-sponsored resources and external resources.