Distinguished Lecture: “Oil Capital and the Rise of Independent American Oilmen,” with Buddy Clark (Partner, Haynes and Boone)


Join the KBH Energy Center for a distinguished lecture by Bernard F. “Buddy” Clark, Jr., a Partner in the Houston office of Haynes and Boone, LLP, and Chair of the firm’s Energy Practice Group. Buddy is also the author of Oil Capital: The History of American Oil, Wildcatters, Independents and Their Bankers (2016). Buddy’s KBH Center distinguished lecture will focus on the enduring relationship of oil and gas producers and oil and gas bankers in the context of the evolution of the two industries. 


Buddy Clark chairs the firm’s Energy Practice Group representing clients in the oil and gas industry, including banks, private capital providers and producers in secured and unsecured credit transactions and equity investments; producers, joint venturers and midstream companies in oil and gas exploration, production and development agreements, and producing property and midstream acquisitions, joint developments and partnerships; and energy related litigation and bankruptcies. In June 2016, Buddy published “Oil Capital: The History of American Oil, Wildcatters, Independents and Their Bankers,” which traces the relationship between independent producers and their capital providers in America’s oil and gas industry. Buddy is a frequent speaker at oil and gas conferences and is often cited as an authority on current issues facing the oil and gas industry in trade publications and financial journals. View Buddy’s Haynes and Boone profile.

Lunch will be served.

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and registration is required. Register at https://oilcapital.eventbrite.com.

View driving directions and parking instructions.

You may park in the San Jacinto Garage (SJG) (view parking map). Exit the garage via the third floor and walk out onto Trinity St. Head east on Trinity St. to the Townes Hall (TNH). The lecture will be held in TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room) on Level 2 (Ground Floor) of the law school (view law school map).

We are not able to validate parking. 

Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law, and Business