University of Texas School of Law
2014
Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Houston Mar 27, 2014 Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
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Video Replay: Dallas May 8, 2014 Cityplace Conference Center
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PRESENTED BY

The University of Texas School of Law
The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (OGERL)


SPONSORS
Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson, PC
Freeman Mills PC
Jones Gill LLP
McGinnis Lochridge
Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P.

UT Law CLE

2014 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Program Features
The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners or experienced practitioners seeking a refresher—assembles a distinguished faculty of experienced practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide practical and detailed coverage of the key issues, strategies, and opportunities facing attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen.

The program features sessions on production and marketing; oil and gas leases including classification and administration, perpetuation and termination, and implied covenants; risk allocation; division orders; drafting for subsequent operations in the JOA; perfection of oil and gas interests; title opinions for all stages of production; an overview of the Railroad Commission of Texas; and more.

Continue on to the 40th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments.

UT Law CLE

2014 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

7/22/19
Schedule

Thursday Morning

Presiding Officer:
Chris Aycock, Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson, PC - Midland, TX

7:30 am

Houston Only

Registration Opens

Includes continental breakfast.

8:35 am

Houston Only

Welcoming Remarks

8:45 am

0.75 hr

Houston Only

You Have Drilled Your Well, Now What?

Pitfalls to avoid when completing your well. Production and marketing of oil, natural gas and liquids, how that is accomplished and what to worry about while you are doing it.

William D. Griffin, Griffin Consulting - Houston, TX

9:30 am

0.75 hr

Houston Only

Lease Perpetuation Issues

An examination of the commencement of the term of the lease and its termination.

Peter E. Hosey, Jackson Walker L.L.P. - San Antonio, TX

10:15 am

Houston Only

Break

10:30 am

0.50 hr

Houston Only

Administering State Leases and Relinquishment Act Lands

Classification of state lands and accompanying lease forms; plus key differences in maintaining a state oil and gas lease.

Mark A. Havens, Texas General Land Office - Austin, TX

11:00 am

0.75 hr

Houston Only

Implied Covenants

A review of the law of implied covenants and its application to the oil patch.

Elizabeth N. Miller, Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P. - Austin, TX

11:45 am

Houston Only

Pick Up Lunch

Included in registration.

Thursday Afternoon

Presiding Officer:
Chris Aycock, Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson, PC - Midland, TX

Luncheon Presentation

12:05 pm

0.50 hr

Houston Only

Horizontal Update: The Resurgence of the Permian Basin

Scott D. Sheffield, Pioneer Natural Resources Company - Irving, TX

 
12:35 pm

Houston Only

Break

12:45 pm

0.75 hr

Houston Only

What You Need to Know about the Railroad Commission

An overview of the oil and gas drilling, production, environmental and pipeline regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

W. Timothy George, McGinnis Lochridge - Austin, TX

1:30 pm

0.50 hr

Houston Only

Basics: Perfection in the Oilfield

A general discussion regarding perfection of your client's interest, lien or security interest in oil, gas and other minerals.

W. John English Jr., Baker & Hostetler LLP - Houston, TX

2:00 pm

0.50 hr

Houston Only

Same Title, Different Opinion

A discussion of the various types, and differences between, title opinions utilized in all stages of the production of oil and gas.

Rhodes W. Hamilton, Hamilton & Squibb, LLP - Dallas, TX

2:30 pm

Houston Only

Break

2:45 pm

0.50 hr

Houston Only

The Application of the Statute of Frauds in Oil and Gas Transactions

An overview of the interaction between the Statute of Frauds and the practice of oil and gas law in Texas.

Joe Fenley Flack III, Andrews Kurth LLP - Houston, TX

3:15 pm

0.50 hr

Houston Only

Division Orders

A discussion of the origins, uses and the statutory provisions governing division orders.

Michael D. Jones, Jones Gill LLP - Houston, TX

3:45 pm

0.75 hr

Houston Only

Drilling Contracts and Master Service Agreements

Risk allocation issues in drilling contracts and master service agreements are often the most difficult issues. This session provides a broad overview of the indemnity and insurance provisions and some important pitfalls to avoid.

William W. Pugh III, Liskow & Lewis, APLC - Houston, TX

4:30 pm

0.50 hr

Houston Only

Joint Operating Agreement: Subsequent Operations

Proposals for operations after the initial well, the rights, duties and expectations of the parties, and a comparison of vertical and horizontal well issues.

Michel E. Curry, Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson, PC - Midland, TX

5:00 pm

Houston Only

Adjourn Fundamentals

UT Law CLE

2014 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Faculty

Conference Faculty

Michel E. Curry
Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson, PC
Midland, TX
W. John English Jr.
Baker & Hostetler LLP
Houston, TX
Joe Fenley Flack III
Andrews Kurth LLP
Houston, TX
W. Timothy George
McGinnis Lochridge
Austin, TX
William D. Griffin
Griffin Consulting
Houston, TX
Rhodes W. Hamilton
Hamilton & Squibb, LLP
Dallas, TX
Mark A. Havens
Texas General Land Office
Austin, TX
Peter E. Hosey
Jackson Walker L.L.P.
San Antonio, TX
Michael D. Jones
Jones Gill LLP
Houston, TX
Elizabeth N. Miller
Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P.
Austin, TX
William W. Pugh III
Liskow & Lewis, APLC
Houston, TX
Scott D. Sheffield
Pioneer Natural Resources Company
Irving, TX

Planning Committee

Chris Aycock—Director
Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson, PC
Midland, TX
Jonathan D. Baughman
McGinnis Lochridge
Houston, TX
William B. Burford
Hinkle, Hensley, Shanor & Martin, L.L.P.
Midland, TX
Frank N. Cusimano III
Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company
Houston, TX
Monika Ehrman
CERES Resource Partners, L.P.
Dallas, TX
W. John English Jr.
Baker & Hostetler LLP
Houston, TX
Ronald O. Holman
Holman Robertson Eldridge
Dallas, TX
Peter E. Hosey
Jackson Walker L.L.P.
San Antonio, TX
Norma Rosner Iacovo
Tenaska Power Services Co.
Arlington, TX
Michael D. Jones
Jones Gill LLP
Houston, TX
Sarah Dotson Mathews
Husch Blackwell LLP
Kansas City, MO
M.C. Cottingham Miles
Martin & Drought, P.C.
San Antonio, TX
Ricardo E. Morales
Person, Whitworth, Borchers & Morales, L.L.P.
Laredo, TX
David Michael Patton
Locke Lord LLP
Houston, TX
J. Derrick Price
McGinnis Lochridge
Austin, TX
George A. Snell III
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Amarillo, TX

UT Law CLE

2014 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Credit Information

MCLE Credit

Texas
7.25 hrs
Legal Specialization(s): Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Additional Information
A Texas MCLE Reporting Form will be included in your course materials. Please complete and return to the registration desk and UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of Texas, or you can self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conference to keep for your records.  
California
7.25 hrs
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
Louisiana
7.25 hrs
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Supreme Court of Louisiana Continuing Legal Education Committee within 30 days after the conference. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records.
Oklahoma
8.50 hrs
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the conference.
Other States
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state before taking the program to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

Other Credit

Certified Professional Landman (AAPL)
7.25 hrs
Registered Professional Landman (AAPL)
7.25 hrs
TX Accounting CPE
8.50 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live conferences are presumptively approved by The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Accounting CPE Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Texas Accounting Certificate of Completion at the conference for your records. Self-report your CPE credit directly to TSBPA. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
TX Real Estate Commission (TREC)
Additional Information
https://www.trec.texas.gov/sites/default/files/pdf-forms/CE_CLE-0.pdf

Use this link to obtain the TREC MCE form for self-reporting your TREC credit.  UT Law CLE will provide a Certificate of Attendance at the conference.

MCLE Credit

Texas
7.25 hrs
Legal Specialization(s): Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Additional Information
A Texas MCLE Reporting Form will be included in your course materials. Please complete and return to the registration desk and UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of Texas, or you can self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conference to keep for your records.  
California
7.25 hrs
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
Louisiana
7.25 hrs
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Supreme Court of Louisiana Continuing Legal Education Committee within 30 days after the conference. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records.
Oklahoma
8.50 hrs
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the conference.
Other States
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state before taking the program to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

Other Credit

Certified Professional Landman (AAPL)
7.25 hrs
Registered Professional Landman (AAPL)
7.25 hrs
TX Accounting CPE
8.50 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live conferences are presumptively approved by The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Accounting CPE Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Texas Accounting Certificate of Completion at the conference for your records. Self-report your CPE credit directly to TSBPA. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
TX Real Estate Commission (TREC)
Additional Information
https://www.trec.texas.gov/sites/default/files/pdf-forms/CE_CLE-0.pdf

Use this link to obtain the TREC MCE form for self-reporting your TREC credit.  UT Law CLE will provide a Certificate of Attendance at the conference.

UT Law CLE

2014 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Key Dates

Houston

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Mar 19, 2014
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for Group 10% (5-9) early registration: Mar 19, 2014
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for Group 20% (10+) early registration: Mar 19, 2014
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Mar 21, 2014
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Mar 24, 2014
    $50 processing fee applied

Dallas

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Apr 30, 2014
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for Group 10% (5-9) early registration: Apr 30, 2014
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for Group 20% (10+) early registration: Apr 30, 2014
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): May 2, 2014
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): May 5, 2014
    $50 processing fee applied

UT Law CLE

2014 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Hotel / Venue

Houston

Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston

2222 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027-3502
713.627.7600
855.463.3091 (reservations)
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Accommodations

$195 room rate good through March 12, 2014 (subject to availability). 

Click here for online reservations.
Please refer to the UT Law School Oil, Gas & Mineral Law program when making reservations by phone.

Parking Information

$10/day self-parking;  $16/day overnight self-parking
$16/day valet parking; $27/day overnight valet parking

Dallas

Cityplace Conference Center

2711 North Haskell Avenue
Dallas, TX
214.515.5100
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Parking Information

Complimentary Self-Parking

UT Law CLE

2014 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

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