University of Texas School of Law

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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.” more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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Bankruptcy Primer for the Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law 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. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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Basic Joint Operating Agreements in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law (May 2018)

Listen to a discussion about the purposes for a Joint Operating Agreement, its basic structure, and issues that arise in its interpretation. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$45  

Distress and Bankruptcy in the Oil & Gas Market (May 2016)

Session 1: Distress and Bankruptcy in the Oil & Gas Market - Discuss the risks and opportunities that result from the decline in commodity prices, including counterparty risk and the acquisition of distressed oil & gas assets both inside and outside of bankruptcy.  Session 2: Basics: Redetermination, Perfection and Bankruptcy in the Oilfield - Discuss the rules governing bankers’ decisions about asset valuation, perfection of security interests under joint operating agreements, and the effect of bankruptcy on your client’s rights and obligations.  more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$75  

Division Orders in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law (May 2018)

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

Total Credit Hours:
0.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$45  

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. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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Implied Covenants (May 2016)

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

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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In-House Legal Spend and Budget Strategy in Ten Points (May 2015)

Straightforward advice to help you build, manage, and explain your in-house legal spend to your board. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$45  

Land Use Fundamentals 2017: Non-Conformity, Vested Rights, and Development Agreements (May 2017)

Session 1: Moving On or Staying Put? The Law of Non-Conformity & Vested Rights - Examine the differences and similarities between nonconforming uses and vested development rights, and survey significant legal issues that arise in applying the two concepts to typical development scenarios.   Session 2: Plan Unit Development (or the Basics of Development Agreements) - Economic development agreements have become a significant part of major real estate development projects in Texas, and attorneys representing both cities and developers need to understand the tools in the economic development tool box. Explore the basics of development agreements from municipal and development attorney perspectives and examine the statutory basis, procedure, and negotiation issues regarding these agreements for land development projects in Texas. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$65  

Land Use Fundamentals 2017: Zoning Alphabet Soup and Land Use Appeals (May 2017)

Session 1: Zoning Alphabet Soup: ZBA/BOA v. P&Z/ZPC - Listen to a discussion about the differences between two critical zoning bodies: the Zoning Board of Adjustment and Planning and the Zoning Commission. Review the statutory basis, legal authority, procedural aspects, location in the zoning structure, and available options if you disagree with their decisions. Learn how to prevent clients from confusing these bodies.   Session 2: Land Use Appeals - Now that the city board and the city council have decided your land use issue, someone is still dissatisfied. Discover what happens next when the unhappy party takes the city to court. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$65  

Land Use Fundamentals 2017: Zoning, Subdivision, and Platting (May 2017)

Session 1: Introduction - Identify the different forms of municipal government in Texas and their land use powers.   Session 2: Zoning 101 - Review zoning legal requirements and procedures, how to make a zoning decision, and how zoning interacts with the comprehensive plan.   Session 3: Subdivision and Platting 101 - Explore the basic building blocks for land use regulation and how they contrast with zoning. Get practical pointers to help practitioners on both sides of the aisle understand the platting process and avoid legal pitfalls. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$65  

Oil, Gas and Mineral Lease Perpetuation Issues; plus State Oil and Gas Leases (May 2016)

Session 1: Administering State Leases and Relinquishment Act Lands - Classification of state lands and accompanying lease forms; plus recent changes to the state lease.   Session 2: Are We There Yet? The Beginning and the Termination of an Oil and Gas Lease - An examination of the commencement of the term of the lease and its termination. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$65  

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. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75 | 0.75 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$55  

The Beginning, Revisions, and End of Leases in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law (May 2018)

Session 1: Understanding Revisions to The Texas General Land Office Lease Form - 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. Session 2: Are We There Yet - Beginning and Termination of the Oil and Gas Lease - Examine the commencement of the term of the lease and its termination. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$65  

The Division Order—Uses and Abuses—A Shield Not a Sword (May 2016)

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

Total Credit Hours:
0.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$45  

Title Issues in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law: Public Records Doctrine and Protecting your Client's Rights (May 2018)

Session 1: Perfection and Recording: Practical Title Issues - 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. Session 2: Basic Causes of Action and Defenses in Litigating Land Titles - Find the right procedure and the right remedy to protect your client's rights. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$65  

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. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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$50  

Health Law Fundamentals (Apr 2018)

Hear an introduction to basic health law with an emphasis on fraud and abuse (including the Stark law and the federal anti-kickback statute), managed healthcare, HIPAA, and Medicare coverage and reimbursement issues. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2019

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$85  

Corporate Counsel 2016: Contracts & Negotiations (Apr 2016)

Session 1: Clarified Contracts and Frequently Misunderstood Terms - Learn tips for drafting clearer contracts, avoiding misunderstood terms, and averting the pitfalls of using “boiler plate” language for provisions' key terms, including indemnity and limitation of liability.   Session 2: Mock Negotiation: In Search of a Win–Win Outcome - Experienced practitioners demonstrate how to prepare for and succeed in negotiations and share practical tips in this mock negotiation of risk-allocation between parties. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2019

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$65  

Answer Bar: New Boardmember Basics (Feb 2018)

Session 1: Governance Literacy - Governance at nonprofit organizations is often not a priority until something goes wrong. Gain practical tips to help board and staff members avoid problems, and review governance topics including fiduciary duties, governing documents, policies, procedures, and the roles of the board, officers, committees, and staff members. Session 2: Accounting and Finance Basics - This session covers revenue and expense recognition, financial statement analysis, financial ratios, and the calculation and forecasting of firm free cash flow. Session 3: Advising the Organization: Advanced Issues in Corporate Governance - Balancing the roles and responsibilities of the board of directors, individual board members, and staff can be an interesting exercise in corporate governance. In some cases, the individuals step out of their roles and into governance problems. Session 4: Joint Venture Governance and Business Opportunity Issues - Joint ventures are an increasingly common vehicle for combining businesses. The continuing nature of a joint venture raises unique issues regarding the governance of the joint venture and its relationship to the other businesses of the joint venture partners. Examine alternatives for joint venture governance and the extent to which the joint ventures are obligated (by law or contract) to offer "business opportunities" to the joint venture or each other. These issues are typically addressed when the joint venture documents are negotiated, but operations under even the best documents can present unforeseen issues, including some that arise as a result of subsequent case law. Session 5: Fiduciary Duties of Governing Persons of Business Entities - Explore current issues regarding the fiduciary duties of directors and other governing persons of entities organized in Texas and Delaware. Session 6: Fiduciary Duties of Governing Persons of Business Entities, continued -  Session 7: Taking Cybersecurity Seriously - Nonprofit organizations of all sizes have sensitive information that needs to be protected—and increasingly, organizations need to be ready to respond when (not if) a data breach occurs. In this session, learn about the most recent cyber threats they face, the costs associated with those threats, and what you can do to help protect your organizations in an increasingly insecure landscape. Session 8: Keeping an Eye on Privacy and Data Protection Risks - Gain practical tips for reducing the data privacy and protection risks faced by nonprofits. more »

Total Credit Hours:
8.00 | 1.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2019

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$335  

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