School of Law Hosting Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commissioner

The appearance is part of the school’s Energy Law Lecture Series.

WHAT: The Texas Tech University School of Law will host Tom Fitzsimmons, commissioner of the Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation, as part of its Energy Law Lecture Series.

WHEN: Noon Tuesday (April 18)

WHERE: Lanier Auditorium, Texas Tech University School of Law, 1802 Hartford Ave.

Tom Fitzsimmons

Tom Fitzsimmons

EVENTS: Tom Fitzsimmons, commissioner of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation, will be the featured speaker for the Texas Tech School of Law Energy Law Lecture Series. Fitzsimmons will discuss “Regulating the Oil & Gas Industry in 2017.”

Fitzsimmons served as president of Carbon Creek Energy until October 2016. Before forming Carbon Creek, Fitzsimmons served as Business Unit Leader for Legacy Reserves from 2008 to 2013. He founded several successful consulting groups, including Fitzsimmons Energy, Iron Creek Energy Group and CBM International Engineering.

He also served in various leadership positions with Marathon Oil and Fletcher Challenge Energy.

Fitzsimmons earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming in 1992 and also earned an associate’s degree from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

A live webcast of the lecture can be seen online.

Those attending the event are eligible for one hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Contact Erica Lux at for details.

CONTACT: Ashley Langdon, director of alumni relations, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7533 or

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