Phillips Murrah Director and Chair of the firm’s Clean Energy Practice Group, Jim Roth, was used as a source in a Journal Record article by Sarah Terry-Cobo published on Sept. 8, 2015. Read the entire story here.
The article addressed regulations on saltwater spills resulting from oil well work.
Jim was quoted as follows:
Jim Roth, a former member of Oklahoma Corporation Commission and energy and environmental attorney, wrote in a statement to The Journal Record that regulators can be responsible and effective when the punishment deters the harm.
“Accidents will happen in any human activity, but the cop on the beat must patrol and must act authoritatively against bad operators to protect the general public and even good operators,” Roth wrote.