Oil & Gas Head

  • Tom has worked closely with operators and other agencies to promote and regulate geothermal and oil and gas development in Nevada and drafted the state’s first-ever decision in a contested geothermal development at Brady’s, much to the chagrin of the neighboring protestant.
  • He has excellent oral and written communication skills to submit needed appeals to regulatory agencies when things get cross-threaded.
  • He has worked with the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service on preparation of Environmental Impact Statements and Assessments for various projects in Nevada.
  • He knows Nevada Division of Environmental Protection staff and what is expected from their permitting requirements and understands what is needed to appeal to some compromise with both federal and state agencies.
  • He has the experience to craft the best approach and strategies to get done what you need and to excel in your job in getting and managing water for your projects.