Published: May 19, 2011

Boulder –  On Thursday, May 26, at 7:00 p.m., the Intermountain Oil and Gas Best Management Practices (BMPs) Project of the Natural Resources Law Center will be screening the documentary Haynesville: A Nation’s Hunt for an Energy Future.  Mark Bullard, the documentary’s producer, writer and cinematographer, will give an introduction.

WHAT:                 Haynesville: A Nation’s Hunt for an Energy Future

WHO:                   Natural Resources Law Center at Colorado Law                              Mark Bullard, producer, writer and cinematographer of Haynesville

WHEN:                  Thursday, May 26                               7:00 p.m.

WHERE:               University of Colorado Law School                             Wolf Law Building, Room 204

WHY:                    This documentary investigates landowners varying responses to to development of the Haynesville Shale in northwestern Louisiana, the largest natural gas field in the United States. The documentary focuses primarily on three individuals: a large landowner, a single mom who is concerned about environmental issues and a preacher who sees the benefits of economic prosperity for his ministry. The documentary also broadly investigates the United States’ energy future. For more information about the documentary, see:

The screening takes place at the conclusion of the Intermountain Oil & Gas BMPs Project to discuss how best management practices are incorporated into well field developments, whether they are effective at preventing environmental affects, cost and whether they can provide cost savings. This workshop is free to attend, although only overflow seating is available at this time. For a complete agenda, visit


About University of Colorado Law School

Established in 1892, the University of Colorado Law School ( is a top 25 public law school located at the base of the inspiring Rocky Mountains. Colorado Law’s 500 students, selected from among the statistically best applicants in the nation, represent 100 undergraduate institutions and diverse backgrounds. The school has dual degree programs in business, environmental studies, telecommunications, and public affairs. With a low faculty-to-student ratio, its highly published faculty is dedicated to interacting with students inside and outside the classroom. The school’s 8 clinics and 4 centers focus on areas of strength, including natural resources and environmental, American Indian, juvenile and family, telecommunications policy, and sustainable energy law. Colorado Law’s graduates are leaders in their profession and committed to public interest work.


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