Chesapeake Energy Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

To end an incredibly busy month, Chesapeake Energy filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection.  In my latest article for Forbes.com, I hope that Chesapeake’s filing causes the industry to look inward and to better police itself.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg
Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.

Can The US Senate Stop Germany’s Gas Pipeline From Russia In A Post-Coronavirus World?

In a rare bi-partisan move two United States Senators seek to block construction of a Russian natural gas pipeline directly to Germany.  See why and what this means in my latest article in Forbes.com.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg
Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.

Devastated By Coronavirus, New York’s Pipeline Politics Ensure A Tougher Second Round

Having just closed one reactor at the Indian Point Nuclear Facility, New York doubles down by rejecting a new natural gas pipeline. How will the New York City metropolitan area fare in the fall and winter?  Read my latest article in Forbes.com for some thoughts.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg
Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.

The Marcellus Shale Region: 2019 Year in Review

New Year 2020 Loading Bar Concept

2019 was the year in which reality smacked the Marcellus Shale Basin in the face. By year’s end, some of the most famous names in the Basin, and in the industry, had exited, and desperately needed infrastructure projects remained stuck in the morass of legal and administrative challenges.

Click here to read my 2019 Year in Review on Forbes.com.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg

Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.

The Middle East Convulses, But Thanks To Shale America Hardly Notices


Oil well with pump-jack in the Carpathian Mountains

Sometimes we take our security and our economic stability for granted. One of the reasons we’ve been able to do that this last decade is because of shale. In my latest piece on Forbes.com, read how the shale revolution is maintaining energy stability while the Middle East increases in instability.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg

Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.