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Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Live Webcast – Mar 27, 2020

The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators, and landmen. The Institute brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments. 2020 program highlights include: Two-part Case Law Update showcasing recent decisions on oil and gas leases, royalties, mineral conveyances, joint operating agreements, state regulation, and related topics. Mock negotiation of a master service agreement with particular attention paid to the insurance and indemnity provisions to ensure an effective risk allocation program. Discuss Working Interest Disputes under AAPL 2015 Form 610 JOA. The Limits to Certainty in Title Examination: Bright Lines and Sharp Corners vs. Holistic and Harmonizing, and Those Pesky Fact Questions. Plus valuable information on split estate issues, oil and gas bankruptcies, flaring issues, and more. Come a day early for Thursday's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners and experienced practitioners seeking a refresher. The Institute is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.75 | 1.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Live Webcast – Mar 26, 2020

UT Law CLE's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law brings together a distinguished faculty of both academics and practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide a comprehensive overview of oil and gas legal issues. The program features sessions on production and marketing; royalty disputes; co-tenancy; division orders; JOA; maintaining the secondary term of the lease; general surface usage; an overview of the Texas Railroad Commission; and more. Continue on to the 46th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments. This program is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.25 | 0.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Oil and Gas Tax Conference

Houston – JW Marriott Houston by The Galleria – Nov 21-22, 2019

Join leading members of the oil, gas and energy tax community—including senior government officials, IRS staff, corporate energy and tax counsel, and members of the energy tax bar—at the 15th Biennial Parker C. Fielder Oil and Gas Tax Conference. This nationally recognized event is a unique collaboration between The University of Texas School of Law and the Chief Counsel’s Office of the IRS, and provides an exchange of views and perspectives between the private sector and the Service. The 2019 program features a sophisticated array of presentations, panels, and discussions on current energy taxation issues, including: Keynote Presentation by IRS Chief Counsel, Michael J. Desmond. An Opening Presentation on The International Outlook for Upstream Activities. In depth discussion on Capital Cost Recovery. An analysis of choosing business entities after the TCJA 2017. Select domestic tax issues: The Evolving Partnership Audit Rules; 1031 Issues; plus the Section 45Q Tax Credit. International tax issues: Continuation of FTC Issues; plus GILTI, FIDII and the BEAT: Planning in a Post-Tax Reform World A look at significant trends in oil and gas transactions and financing in the oil and gas industry Changes and Developments in IRS Examinations and Appeals 1 hour Ethics on select ethical issues for tax professionals Multiple networking opportunities, including the Thursday Evening Attendee Reception If your work involves energy taxation law or finance, don’t miss this exceptional educational and networking event.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.25 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Tax Law
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Gas and Power Institute

Houston – The Whitehall Hotel – Sep 26-27, 2019

The 18th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. The Institute also provides essential information and resources on the latest industry and market climate. 2019 Institute highlights: Commissioner Richard Glick, of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, will deliver the Thursday Luncheon Keynote Presentation. Texas Legislative and Regulatory Update provides highlights from the 86th Texas Legislative Session and updates on recent judicial and administrative decisions affecting the Texas gas and electric industries. Dodd Frank Update-Why Are We Still Talking About This? Review strategies and best practices for effectively managing the diverse array of responsibilities thrust upon in-house counsel in the wake of a major incident. The Electric Industry: What’s Next? Hear about the newly created NAEMA and IECA Power and Gas Master Agreement and how it removes hurdles that have historically impeded energy transactions.  U.S. LNG Production, Logistics, Congestion, Infrastructure, Exports, and Pricing Texas Natural Gas Pipeline Development and Regulation Mike Moran, the COO and Chief Commercial Officer of Midcoast Energy, LLC, will deliver the Friday Morning Keynote Presentation. Earn up to 2.50 hours of ethics credit. Attendees also receive additional on-demand programming after the conference to ensure they have the opportunity to meet their full 15.00/3.00 hours of required Texas MCLE.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.25 | 2.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Mar 29, 2019

WEBCAST – Mar 29, 2019

The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen. The Institute brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments. 2019 program highlights include: Case Law Update showcasing recent decisions on oil and gas leases, royalties, mineral conveyances, joint operating agreements, state regulation, and related topics. Practical guidance for negotiating agreements and navigation disputes over shared use, including an update on recent cases affecting surface disputes. Explore the reach of TOAIA. Discuss operational and economic considerations in drilling horizontal wells and how selected lease provisions impact development decisions. Plus valuable information on practical considerations in arbitration, key differences in representing E&P clients in TX and NM, negation of warranties in mineral transactions, and more. Come a day early for Thursday's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners or experienced practitioners seeking a refresher. The Institute is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.75 | 1.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Mar 28, 2019

WEBCAST – Mar 28, 2019

UT Law CLE's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law brings together a distinguished faculty of both academics and practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide a comprehensive overview of oil and gas legal issues. The program opens with the definitive primer on how to drill an oil or gas well and continues with sessions on the Rule of Capture, Texas Title Examination Standards, oil and gas interests and conveyancing, the Joint Operating Agreement, voluntary pooling and unitization, and the Railroad Commission. Also learn all you need to know about an oil and gas lease with a four-session series, including classification, royalty and other clauses and implied covenants. Continue on to the 45th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments. This program is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00 | 0.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Gas and Power Institute

Houston – The Whitehall Hotel – Sep 20-21, 2018

The 17th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. The Institute also provides essential information and resources on the latest industry and market climate. 2018 Institute highlights: Federal Energy Policy and Regulation Update explores topics identified for FERC action in 2018 and what will likely top the Commission’s agenda for early 2019. Texas Legislative and Regulatory Update provides an update on recent judicial and administrative decisions affecting the Texas gas and electric industries. Hear a forecast of hot topics for the upcoming legislative session and what impact there might be on the electric and gas industry. Learn the latest on how gas and power companies compete and comply with a host of cyber-security concerns including blockchain applications, smart contracts, virtual currency, new data privacy standards, and more! Hear updates on M&A deals in the midstream sector and insights on what is “market” in midstream M&A transactions. Learn about Emerging Technologies in the Retail and Wholesale Electric Power Markets. A panel of industry experts provide insight on such topics as the ERCOT reserve margins, price formation and scarcity, the next steps for the PUC, and much more. The Mexico Update, provides insight on how the implementation of energy reform under TPP, NAFTA 2.0, ETI and ICSID will create new challenges and opportunities in 2018 and beyond. Earn up to 2.25 hours of ethics credit.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.00 | 2.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Apr 20, 2018

Live Webcast – Apr 20, 2018

The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen. The Institute brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments. 2018 program highlights include: Professor Ernest E. Smith shares his thoughts and perspectives from his many years of work with the oil and gas industry. The Case Law Update reviews recent decisions dealing with oil and gas leases, royalties, mineral conveyances, joint operating agreements, state regulation, and related topics. Discuss the history and development of the proration unit as a regulatory tool, and the consequences of importing the term into oil and gas leases and contracts. Review the evolution of the regulatory and land-title process for PSA and Allocation Wells. Hear the latest on Why and How to Recycle Oil and Gas Wastewater. Outline of the law of implied covenants, including duties imposed, standards applied, and remedies available. Plus information on surface use, decommissioning, P&A, executive rights and more. Come a day early for Thursday's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners or experienced practitioners seeking a refresher. The Institute is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.75 | 1.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Apr 19, 2018

Live Webcast – Apr 19, 2018

The 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners or seasoned 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, and perpetuation and termination; risk allocation; division orders; drafting for subsequent operations in the JOA; redetermination, perfection, and bankruptcy in the oil field; title opinions for all stages of production; an overview of the Texas Railroad Commission; and more. Continue on to the 44th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments. This program is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.25 | 0.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Renewable Energy Law

Austin – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin – Jan 29-30, 2018

Live Webcast – Jan 29-30, 2018

Join leading attorneys and industry experts in wind, solar and storage for two days of the latest developments affecting renewable energy in Texas and nationwide. The Renewable Energy Law Conference blends law, economics, technology, finance, tax and regulatory policy, and is aimed at industry participants, legal and financial advisors, and key legislative and regulatory policymakers and staff.   2018 highlights include: A stellar collection of Washington Energy experts, including Dan Simmons, Abigail Ross Hopper, Tom Kiernan and more join Keith Martin in a roundtable discussion on current federal energy policy impacting renewable energy. What’s New at the federal level affecting the renewable energy market. The latest updates on FERC, PUC and ERCOT. Insight on M&A Trends in Renewable Energy, and Due Diligence and M&A for Clean Energy Projects. Updates on front-of-the-meter and behind-the-meter storage. Valuable information on Community Solar, Distributed C&I PPAs, Innovative Insurance and Risk Management Products, and much more. 2.00 hours of ethics credit. Opportunity to meet program faculty and attendees during Monday evening’s Networking Reception. Renewable Energy Law is part of The University of Texas at Austin Energy Institute’s UT Energy Week 2018, a week-long forum for prominent energy experts to provide their insights on emerging energy trends, new technologies, and the latest in energy research. The conference will be held in UT Austin's Etter-Harbin Alumni Center on The University of Texas at Austin campus, Jan. 29 – Feb 2, 2018. The conference is hosted by UT Austin’s Energy Institute, the KBH Center for Energy, Law & Business, and two student–run organizations – the Longhorn Energy Club and the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Law. The 2018 conference program features a variety of panelists and speakers from diverse perspectives on vital issues in the rapidly evolving world of energy. The conference also features several affiliated energy events including a competition for young energy entrepreneurs.   For more information, visit energyweek.utexas.edu.  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.25 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law, Tax Law
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Oil and Gas Tax Conference

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Nov 16-17, 2017

Join leading members of the oil, gas and energy tax community—including senior government officials, IRS staff, corporate energy and tax counsel, and members of the energy tax bar—at the 14th Biennial Parker C. Fielder Oil and Gas Tax Conference. This nationally recognized event is a unique collaboration between The University of Texas School of Law and the Chief Counsel’s Office of the IRS, and provides an exchange of views and perspectives between the private sector and the Service. The 2017 program features a sophisticated array of presentations, panels, and discussions on current energy taxation issues, including: An Opening Presentation on The Global Energy Challenge and How the U.S. Fits Keynote Presentation by IRS LB&I Commissioner, Doug O’Donnell In depth discussion on Capital Cost Recovery An analysis of Oil and Gas Investment Vehicles, including price and profitability issues and tax reform issues Select domestic tax issues: Partnership Allocation Issues, plus Tax Issues for Distressed Companies International tax issues: Current Issues in International Tax for the General Practitioner; in-depth discussion of International Tax Planning Issues; and International Compliance Hot Topics in Oil and Gas Tax A discussion on the latest developments and impacts of LB&I’s campaign audit strategy on the energy sector 1 hour Ethics on recent developments in the area of the regulation of tax practice and tax ethics Multiple networking opportunities, including the Thursday Evening Attendee Reception If your work involves energy taxation law or finance, don’t miss this exceptional educational and networking event.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.50 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Tax Law
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Gas and Power Institute

Houston – Hotel Derek – Oct 5-6, 2017

The 16th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. With essential information on the latest industry and market climate, the Institute also provides a must-have set of materials and resources. 2017 Institute highlights: Texas Legislative and Regulatory Update provides highlights from the 85th Texas Legislative Session and updates on recent judicial and administrative decisions affecting the Texas gas and electric industries. Todd Filsinger, Filsinger Energy Partners, provides an Overview of the U.S. Power Markets and the Impacts of Market Structures. Lisa Tonery and Adam Wenner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, provide insight on how the new FERC chairman and commissioners will redirect the future of electric power and natural gas regulation. Phil Lookadoo, Haynes and Boone, LLP, delivers Dodd-Frank: President Trump’s Agenda Changes Everything, Or Does It? Craig R. Enochs, Reed Smith LLP, explores the challenges in preparing contracts for the purchase and sale of electric capacity. Meghan Griffiths, Jackson Walker, LLP, leads a panel on Meeting the Electricity Needs of Industrial and Large Commercial Customers. Rebecca Bollenbach, Essentia Advisory Partners, reviews Mexico’s power registration for retail power marketing and wholesale power trading, including the challenges that many have faced in navigating the process.  A panel of experts led by Norma Rosner Iacovo, Tenaska Power Services Co., presents How to Build an Energy Project in the Face of Activist Opposition. Earn two hours of ethics credit. Attendees enjoy networking with program faculty and attendees during Thursday evening’s reception.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Apr 14, 2017

Live Webcast – Apr 14, 2017

Webcast Replay – Jun 9, 2017

The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen. The Institute brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments. 2017 program highlights include: Professor Ernest E. Smith presents his annual Case Law Update. Bart W. Huffman, Reed Smith LLP, and Will R. Daugherty, Baker & Hostetler LLP, explore the ethical and legal obligations of attorneys and law firms to protect against cybersecurity threats including threats to client data and communications. Brian Sullivan, McElroy, Sullivan, Miller, Weber & Olmstead L.L.P., delivers the Railroad Commission Update. Matt Ray, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., presents on Gas Exports to Mexico during the luncheon presentation. J. Robert Goldsmith Jr., Goldsmith, Bogisch & Chaires, moderates a panel discussion of Legal and Regulatory Issues in Light of Current Drilling Technology with panelists Gregory S. Mathews, Chevron USA INC., and John B. McFarland, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody. Hear Fun New Ways for Density and Proration Rules to Bust Your Lease with Brandon Durrett, Dykema Cox Smith. Come a day early for Thursday's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners or experienced practitioners seeking a refresher. The Institute is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.75 | 1.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Apr 13, 2017

Live Webcast – Apr 13, 2017

Webcast Replay – Jun 8, 2017

UT Law's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law brings together a distinguished faculty of both academics and practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide a comprehensive overview of oil and gas legal issues. The program opens with the definitive primer on how to drill an oil or gas well and continues with sessions on the Rule of Capture, oil and gas interests, a four-session look at the oil and gas lease—classification, royalty valuation, implied covenants and other clauses—conveyancing, and the Joint Operating Agreement. Continue on to the 43rd Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Gas and Power Institute

Houston – Hotel Derek – Sep 8-9, 2016

The 15th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. It, offers essential information on the latest industry and market climate and provides a must-have set of materials and resources.   2016 Institute highlights: Chris Reeder, Husch Blackwell LLP, Austin, TX, provides Texas Case Law and Regulatory Updates that significantly affect the Texas gas and power industries. Hear a Federal Energy Policy update with James Hoecker, Hausch Blackwell LLP. Nicolas Borda, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Mexico City, provides a primer on the Mexican Energy Market and leads a panel of Mexican energy experts on Opportunities and Challenges of Implementing Gas and Power Projects in Mexico. Learn how new market dynamics are creating opportunities and challenges for both buyers and sellers as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) continues toward commoditization. An overview of the state of global cybersecurity, power industry cybersecurity, and what your company and legal teams can do to help. Craig R. Enochs, Reed Smith LLP, explores issues attorneys should be aware of when negotiating contracts with governmental entities and the ethical issues that can arise when doing so. Rebecca Rentz, Winstead PC, provides an update on methane regulations and air quality developments, including how 2016 ozone levels to date may impact EPA’s final ozone nonattainment designations. Hear a brief CFTC regulatory update, and peek into the future as we contemplate the potential impacts of this year’s presidential election, with Phil Lookadoo, Haynes and Boone, LLP. Gain insight into how bankruptcy is impacting the gas and power industry with A Bankruptcy Primer for Creditors and Contract Counterparties in the Gas and Power Industry and a panel presentation Bankruptcy In the Gas and Power Industry Enjoy earning two hours of ethics credit with our two unique and entertaining ethics presentations. Interact and network with program faculty and attendees during Thursday evening’s  reception The Institute is presented with the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and The Energy Bar Association.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.00 | 2.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Apr 15, 2016

Live Webcast – Apr 15, 2016

Webcast Replay – May 13, 2016

The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen. The Institute brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments. 2016 program highlights include: Professor Ernest E. Smith's annual Case Law Update Review the state of the law on downhole trespass from hydraulic fracturing, trespass by drilling horizontally through unleased acreage, and tort actions from alleged groundwater contamination An update on royalty clause construction in Texas—with David Drez, Wick Phillips, Fort Worth, TX Kathleen Magruder, BP Energy Company, Houston, TX, reviews Regulatory and Legislative Developments Affecting Product Disposition Update from the Texas Railroad Commission, including statewide rules for UFT Fields, upgrades in special field rules for unconventional development and concerns about induced seismicity and earthquakes Discuss the New 2015 JOA, with Jeff Weems, Porter Hedges LLP, Houston TX Lisa Vaughn Lumley, Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP, Fort Worth, TX, moderates Recent Developments Involving the Conflicting Rights of Mineral Owners and Surface Owners, with William Bredthauer, Harris Finley & Bogle, P.C., Fort Worth, TX, and Dick Watt, Watt Thompson & Henneman LLP, Houston, TX Come a day early for Thursday's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners or experienced practitioners seeking a refresher. The Institute is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.75 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Apr 14, 2016

Live Webcast – Apr 14, 2016

Webcast Replay – May 12, 2016

The 2016 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; redetermination, perfection and bankruptcy in the oil field; title opinions for all stages of production; an overview of the Texas Railroad Commission; and more. Continue on to the 42nd Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments. This program is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.25
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Oil and Gas Tax Conference

Houston – Hyatt Regency – Nov 19-20, 2015

Join leading members of the oil, gas and energy tax community—including senior government officials, IRS staff, corporate energy and tax counsel, and members of the energy tax bar—at the 13th Biennial Parker C. Fielder Oil and Gas Tax Conference. This nationally recognized event is a unique collaboration between The University of Texas School of Law and the Chief Counsel’s Office of the IRS, and provides an exchange of views and perspectives between private sector and the Service. The 2015 program opens with an analysis of Distress in the Energy Industry—factors that led to the current downturn, an overview of the current markets, and the short-term and long-term implications on the industry and the U.S. economy—and continues with a sophisticated array of presentations, panels, and discussions on current energy taxation issues: Keynote Presentation by IRS Chief Counsel William J. Wilkins on Current Issues in Tax Administration In depth discussion on Capital Cost Recovery A look at the use of Farmouts in an Era of Low Oil Prices Domestic tax issues evaluation and discussion: Oil and Gas Tax Fundamentals, plus oil and gas Property and Sale Transactions International tax issues evaluation and discussion: International Tax Issues for the General Practitioner; Transfer Pricing; and Foreign Tax Credit Developments An understanding of the unique property and tax issues in fracking An analysis of Publicly Traded Vehicles for the Energy Industry, including MLPs, Yield Cos, and more Current Issues, pitfalls and best practices involving audits and controversies for taxpayers in the oil and gas industry 1 hour Ethics on recent developments in the area of the regulation of tax practice and tax ethics Special awards presentation honoring William J. Wilkins of the Internal Revenue Service, John T. Bradford of Liskow & Lewis, and Robert A. Sweich of KPMG, for their outstanding service and achievement in oil and gas taxation If your work involves energy taxation law or finance, don’t miss this exceptional educational and networking event.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.75 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Tax Law
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Gas and Power Institute

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Sep 10-11, 2015

The 14th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation and environmental requirements, offers essential information on the latest industry and market climate, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources.   2015 Institute highlights: Review of recent developments in the regulation of intrastate pipelines by the Texas Railroad Commission from James H. Barkley, Baker Botts, Houston, TX Kenneth Culotta, King & Spalding LLP, Houston, TX, moderates the Mexico Update panel–learn about updates regarding the Mexican energy reforms, with a focus on the status of reforms in the midstream gas sector Analyze the developments with the Clean Air Act and the practical and legal difficulties they create for both the regulated community and the regulators Randall Rich, Pierce Atwood LLP, Washington, DC, highlights key federal agency action on energy issues in the 2015 Federal Regulatory Update Examine the rules, restrictions and reporting obligations that apply to the export of LNG, crude oil, condensate and refined products with Jacob (Jake) Dweck, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP, Washington DC, JoAnn P. Marcell, Enterprise Products Partners L.P., Houston, TX, and Steven A. Porter, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Electricity & Fossil Energy, Washington, DC Chris Reeder, Husch Blackwell LLP, Austin, TX, reviews important legislative developments, case precedent and regulatory decisions that affect the Texas gas and electric industries Hear former PHMSA Administrator, Cynthia Quarterman’s view of recent and upcoming changes to gas transportation regulations and laws Interact and network with program faculty and attendees during Thursday Evening’s Networking Reception The Institute is presented with The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and The Energy Bar Association.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.25 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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International Upstream Energy

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Jun 11, 2015

Join leading members of the international energy sector—attorneys, corporate counsel, NOCs, IOCs and related industry experts—at International Upstream Energy for a practical analysis and advanced discussion on current and recurring issues involving international upstream energy transactions. 2015 highlights include: Hear insights and legal strategies for challenging times ahead in the global oil and gas industry Peter Roberts, Andrews Kurth LLP, London UK, presents a lively and in-depth look at default provisions of the JOA—An Uncomfortable Balancing Act: Managing JV Relationships and JV Partner Defaults Learn about Mexico’s implementation of groundbreaking reforms in the upstream oil and gas sector with Carla Gabriela González Rodríguez, Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos, México, DF Cross-Border Labor and Employment Law Minefields, presented by Jordan W. Cowman, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Dallas, TX, is an entertaining and informative presentation of the most pressing international labor and employment law issues facing U.S.-based employers Focusing on the AIPN 2014 Unconventional Resources Operating Agreement, review key issues when negotiating a JOA for an unconventional oil and gas play FCPA/Anti-Corruption Compliance Update provides the facts and circumstances of recent cases, as well as practical implications and recommendations for modification/enhancement of anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures Arnold J. Johnson, Noble Energy Inc., Houston, TX, discusses some of the factors that are influencing ethics and professionalism in today’s global environment Multiple opportunities for networking and interaction with speakers, clients and colleagues including the Thursday Evening Reception Come a day early for the Wednesday Primer, The Law, Science and Finance of International Energy Projects—ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners.  International Upstream Energy is presented by The University of Texas School of Law, The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (OGERL), and The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
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