Diana S. Prulhiere
(303) 389-4328
Office: Denver
J.D. University of Pittsburgh
B.S. University of Mount Union
Licensure: CO | PA | WV
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Diana Prulhiere focuses her practice in the areas of energy and natural resources (oil and gas) law. Ms. Prulhiere regularly assists clients with mineral title examinations, due diligence projects and energy transactions throughout the DJ and Appalachian Basins.  Ms. Prulhiere is active in a number of industry groups focused on enhancing the careers of young professionals and women in the energy industry.

Work Experience

2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2009-2010 University of Pittsburgh Environmental Law Clinic
2007-2008 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Speaking Engagements

Contributor, “Summary of Selected Principles of Oil and Gas Law: Colorado” (2015)

Co-Author, “Montana Oil and Gas Update,” 2 Tex. A&M L. Rev. (Surv. on Oil & Gas) 157 (2015)

Co-Author, “Kentucky Oil and Gas Update,” 1 Tex. A&M L. Rev. (Surv. on Oil & Gas) 91 (2014)

Author, “Kentucky Oil and Gas Update,” 19 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 347 (2013)

Author, “Kentucky Oil and Gas Update,” 18 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 499 (2012)

Co-Author, “The States’ Legal Framework: Northeastern Region: The Regulation of Water Use and Handling in the Oil & Gas Industry in Appalachia,” Rocky Mnt. Min. L. Inst. 3B (2011 Nov.)

Key Experience

Managed abstracting and title teams to assist clients with development efforts
Undertook mineral and leasehold title examinations and drafted drilling and division order title opinions to assist clients in acquiring and leasing mineral rights
Performed due diligence, undertook curative work and prepared transactional documents to assist clients in various energy transactions

Memberships & Awards

Institute for Energy Law Young Energy Professionals’ Rockies General Counsel Forum Chair, 2015
Institute for Energy Law Young Energy Professionals' Appalachia General Counsel Forum Co-Chair, 2014-2015
Women's Energy Network Appalachia, Southern West Virginia Networking & Special Events Committee Chair, 2013
Leadership Kanawha Valley, 2011
Articles Editor, Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law