eConference

2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law eConference

Contains material from May 2018

2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law eConference
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The 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law eConference—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.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.25 | 0.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specialization: Administrative Law | Oil, Gas and Mineral Law | Real Estate Law | Administrative Law | Oil, Gas and Mineral Law | Real Estate Law
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2020

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1. Drilling Contracts and Master Services Agreements (May 2018)

William W. Pugh III

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51 mins
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Session 1 — 51 mins, credit 0.75
Drilling Contracts and Master Services Agreements (May 2018)

Drilling contracts and service contracts are the most common agreements involved in oilfield operations and risk allocation issues. Focus on getting the right indemnity and insurance provisions for your company and avoiding potential pitfalls involving enforceability and indemnity structure. Learn about specific concerns relating to use of the IADC Onshore Drilling Contract form.

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

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

2. A Primer on Marketing Oil and Gas (May 2018)

Michael P. Pearson

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42 mins
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71 pgs
Session 2 — 42 mins, credit 0.75
A Primer on Marketing Oil and Gas (May 2018)

Discussion of the basic concepts associated with a producer’s marketing of its oil and gas production, including overviews of (a) the applicable provisions of UCC Article 2, (b) the basic provisions of the Conoco general terms and conditions applicable to sales of crude oil as well as the standardized LEAP “master” form agreement for crude oil and refined petroleum products, (c) the provisions commonly found in contracts for the purchase of natural gas by gatherers and processors, as well as by gas marketers utilizing the standardized NAESB “master” form agreement for natural gas, and (d) applicable regulatory principles.”

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Michael P. Pearson, Jackson Walker LLP - Houston, TX

3. Protecting the In-House Attorney Client Privilege (May 2018)

Jonathan R. Childers, Michael K. Hurst, Jervonne Newsome

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45 mins
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44 mins
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Session 3 — 45 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.75 ethics
Protecting the In-House Attorney Client Privilege (May 2018)

A practical overview of the attorney-client privilege as it applies to in-house counsel communications. Hear best practices for protecting communications, common pitfalls, and real world hot topics. Focus on “intermingled” legal and business communications, investigations, and multi-jurisdictional disputes, as well as discovery and litigation planning and management.

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Jonathan R. Childers, Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP - Dallas, TX
Michael K. Hurst, Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP - Dallas, TX
Jervonne Newsome, Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP - Dallas, TX

4. Understanding Revisions to The Texas General Land Office Lease Form (May 2018)

Mark A. Havens

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27 mins
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Session 4 — 27 mins, credit 0.50
Understanding Revisions to The Texas General Land Office Lease Form (May 2018)

A brief history of classifications of state and a discussion on how recent trends in field rules, allocation wells, and valuation methods have impacted the State Lease form.

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

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

5. Basic Causes of Action and Defenses in Litigating Land Titles (May 2018)

Richard F. Brown

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32 mins
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Session 5 — 32 mins, credit 0.50
Basic Causes of Action and Defenses in Litigating Land Titles (May 2018)

Find the right procedure and the right remedy to protect your client's rights.

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Richard F. Brown, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. - Amarillo, TX

6. What You Need to Know About the Railroad Commission of Texas (May 2018)

Tim George

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Session 6 — 46 mins, credit 0.75
What You Need to Know About the Railroad Commission of Texas (May 2018)

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

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Tim George, McGinnis Lochridge - Austin, TX

7. Are We There Yet - Beginning and Termination of the Oil and Gas Lease (May 2018)

Peter E. Hosey

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Session 7 — 45 mins, credit 0.75
Are We There Yet - Beginning and Termination of the Oil and Gas Lease (May 2018)

Examine the commencement of the term of the lease and its termination.
 

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Peter E. Hosey, Jackson Walker LLP - San Antonio, TX

8. A Bankruptcy Primer for the Practitioner (May 2018)

Eric R. Goodman, W. John English Jr.

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47 mins
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Session 8 — 47 mins, credit 0.75
A Bankruptcy Primer for the Practitioner (May 2018)

Review the rudiments of the powers of the Bankruptcy Court under Section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code and the need for perfection of title and liens under Texas law; the asset sales process under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code with a focus on survival of pre-bankruptcy liens and obligations; and a preference action and an action asserting that a transaction was a constructive and actionable transfer in fraud of creditors.

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Eric R. Goodman, Baker & Hostetler LLP - Cleveland, OH
W. John English Jr., Baker & Hostetler LLP - Houston, TX

9. Perfection and Recording: Practical Title Issues (May 2018)

Jasper Mason, George A. Snell III

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42 mins
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Session 9 — 42 mins, credit 0.75
Perfection and Recording: Practical Title Issues (May 2018)

The public records doctrine is the cornerstone for perfection of title, liens and security interests relating to oil, gas, and mineral interests. Hear about the public records doctrine, the electronic signature laws, the bona fide purchaser doctrine, and perfection of title, liens and security interests under traditional title law and the Texas Business and Commerce Code.

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Jasper Mason, Baker & Hostetler LLP - Denver, CO
George A. Snell III, Snell Law Firm - Amarillo, TX

10. Division Orders (May 2018)

Michael D. Jones

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Session 10 — 32 mins, credit 0.50
Division Orders (May 2018)

The uses and abuses of the Division Order. Neither a contract nor a conveyance, a shield but not a sword.

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

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

11. Basic JOA (May 2018)

Jeff Weems

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29 mins
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Session 11 — 29 mins, credit 0.50
Basic JOA (May 2018)

Discuss the purposes for a Joint Operating Agreement, its basic structure and issues that arise in its interpretation.
 

Originally presented at: Apr 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Jeff Weems, Staff Weems LLP - Houston, TX

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