Energy MVP: Morgan Lewis' Mark Haskell

Law360, New York (December 1, 2011, 3:13 PM EST) -- Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP partner Mark Haskell was instrumental in clearing regulatory hurdles for Australian mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd.'s first foray into the U.S. shale market and its subsequent $12.1 billion acquisition of operations in three major shale formations, making him one of Law360's Energy MVPs for the year.

BHP — among the world's largest producers of iron ore and coal — counted on Haskell's regulatory expertise when it bought Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s interests in the Fayetteville Shale, including a midstream pipeline system, for...
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