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.