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    Glenn Thompson focuses his practice in the area of energy and oil and gas law, assisting clients in Pennsylvania and North Dakota with oil, gas and mineral title issues by overseeing the delivery of oil and gas [mineral] title opinions in most major shale plays. Additionally, Thompson has assisted clients in various transactions by providing due diligence services to clients buying and selling energy assets. Thompson also assists corporate and commercial clients in the formation and continued operation of various types of businesses, by assisting in the selection of the proper business model, assisting clients in all aspects of their operation, including real estate transactions, franchising, compliance with state and local regulations and succession planning.

    Memberships & Awards

    Member and Past President, Crawford County Bar Association
    Council Member, Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Shale Gas Law Committee Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Charter Member and Vice Chairman of Advisory Board, Electric Cooperative Bar Association
    British Foreign and Commonwealth Scholarship Award
    International Moot Court Team
    Graduated cum laude, Allegheny College

    Key Experience

    Assisted energy clients in oil and gas acquisitions, financing and disposition transactions, and related third party opinion letters under both Pennsylvania and North Dakota law
    Managed oil and gas title examination projects, developed title opinion formats, and performed senior review of hundreds of oil and gas title opinions to assist clients in acquiring desired property rights within the Appalachian region

    Work Experience

    2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    1987-2010 Culbertson, Weiss, Schetroma and Schug, P.C.
    1986-1987 Independent title abstractor with emphasis in oil and gas titles

    Speaking Engagements

    “To be or not to be. Is my lease HBP? That is the Question," NALA, August 2015

    Panel Participant, "Constructing Litigation Resistant Title," 2013 Energy Leadership Summit

    "Understanding "Title Washes in Pennsylvania," CONSOL Super School III, November 2013

    "Title Issues Encountered in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays," AAPL Field Landman Seminar

    "Economic Impact of Shale Development," Clean Harbors Contractor Forum