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2018’s Bad Guys in Energy

By on January 5, 2019 in Energy, Oil & Gas

Charles Sartain of Gray Reed & McGraw has posted a list of what he calls “2018’s parade of reprobates, rapscallions and others generally lacking in moral hygiene” in the world of energy law.

He reports on a “mendacious filing” in an SEC civil enforcement action against Chris Faulkner; seven defendants, nine co-conspirators and three unnamed “government officials” allegedly involved in the embezzlement of funds from Venezuela’s government-owned oil company; a former Chevron employee charged with conspiracy to commit many felonies; a former Texas state senator; the culprit in a garden variety wire fraud and money laundering case; and more.

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