SESSION 1 — 45 mins, credit 0.75
Emerging and Re-emerging Issues in the Use of the Surface for Oil and Gas Operations (Apr 2020)
Explore the nature and extent of the implied easement to use the surface, and a framework for analyzing the accommodation doctrine. Also hear a survey of emerging and re-emerging issues involving conflicting uses of the surface estate, including saltwater disposal operations, hunting operations, and subsurface easements.
Originally presented at: Mar 2020 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law