Peter J. Schaumberg Esq.
Peter J. Schaumberg brings an enormous wealth of experience in the field of environmental law, land use and development of energy and mineral resources on federal lands offshore and onshore. He counsels major multi-national corporations, domestic companies and leading industry trade associations regarding development and operations on the Outer Continental Shelf and on federally managed lands onshore, including oil and gas, solar, wind and geothermal resources. Mr. Schaumberg also advises mining company clients on matters related to development of hard-rock mineral resources on public lands. He is a highly recognized authority with respect to royalty reporting and payment issues for federal mineral leases offshore and onshore.
Peter brings more than twenty years of experience in federal public lands, energy development, and royalty regulation and litigation. Schaumberg developed a broad range of expertise in the principal areas of legal practice including federal and Indian lease royalty management. Schaumberg previously served as the Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Petroleum Regulations in the United States Department of Energy. Mr. Schaumberg received numerous service awards which include Presidential Rank Senior Executive Service Meritorious Service Award and the Secretary of the Interior Meritorious Service Award.
He is the co-author of several articles including, “Patent Pending: Department of the Interior Administration of the Mining Laws,” 46 Rocky Mt. Min. L. Inst. Ch. 16 (2000) and a section on “Royalty and Valuation and Payment” in Chapter 7 (Federal, State, And Indian Lands) in Lowe, Anderson, Smith, and Pierce, Eds., Oil and Gas Law (4th Ed. 2002).
Peter J. Schaumberg was educated at Tulane University (B.A., cum laude, 1972) George Washington University, National Law Center (J.D., with Honors, 1975). He now practices energy, environmental, and land use. Mr. Schaumberg’s bar admissions and memberships are District of Columbia, U.S. Supreme Court, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, and American Bar Association (Section of Environment, Energy and Resource).
Roger Haskins worked as Bureau Program Manager for Mining Law Administration (1872 Mining Law) on Federal lands. As manager for the National Mineral Program, both technical and administrative, Roger Haskins managed a budget of $35m and 250 positions.
He authored numerous regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Mr. Haskins is a Certified Professional Geologist. He has served in the state of California and Reno, Nevada where he was with the Surface Management Program of the Bureau of Land Management (mining reclamation and operations approval areas). Roger Haskins worked for the Bureau of Land Management for over 30 years achieving status as a Certified Review Mineral Examiner, as well as an instructor at the agency’s National Training Center.
As a mining law specialist he served for 14 years as Bureau Program Manager for Mining Law Administration (1872 Mining Law) on federal lands. Mr. Haskins is also specialist in arcane and extinct federal land and mineral laws. Roger Haskins was educated at University of Manitoba, Economic Geology 1973 – 1974 and Grand Valley State University BS, Geology, Anthropology 1969 – 1973, emphasis in economic geology (mineral exploration and development).