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Rebecca Seidl is a partner in Mayer Brown's Houston office and a member of the Oil & Gas and Infrastructure Investment groups and Corporate & Securities practice. Rebecca’s primary focus is advising global energy companies, specifically those operating in the United States and Latin America.

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On January 27, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14008, Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad (the “Order”). The Order sets forth the Biden administration’s policies to address climate change through both foreign and domestic policies and demonstrates the administration’s intent to make addressing climate change a top priority for nearly every department

Since US President Biden’s inauguration, the Biden administration has taken several actions to restrict the issuance of oil and gas permits for production on federal public lands and federal offshore waters, but the extent of the shift in policy undertaken remains uncertain as the US Department of Interior has continued to issue permits for drilling