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Gas and Power Institute

Houston – Oct 5-6, 2017 – Hotel Derek

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 lead 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. more »

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 and Gas Tax Conference

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

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. more »

Total Credit Hours:
11.50 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Tax Law
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Renewable Energy Law

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

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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Houston – Apr 19, 2018 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston

The 2018 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.   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. more »

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Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Houston – Apr 20, 2018 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston

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. 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.   more »

In-House
Bring the conference in-house. Audio presentations, papers, and slides for learning with your colleagues—for MCLE credit.

Includes audio plus a binder for each participant.
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On-demand learning. Stream or download the best presentations from our live conferences—for MCLE credit.


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Oil, Gas and Energy

Dealing with Mineral Rights: A Practitioners Guide to Oil and Gas

Theodore R. Borrego
Presented at the 2017 Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference

Paper – 22 pgs
$25
Audio – 46 mins
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Cybersecurity for Oil & Gas Attorneys: Understanding the Ethical and Legal Obligations

Will R. Daugherty, Bart W. Huffman
Presented at the 2017 Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Slides – 16 pgs
$5
Audio – 64 mins
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Case Law Update

Ernest E. Smith
Presented at the 2017 Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Paper – 17 pgs
$25
Slides – 10 pgs
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Audio – 62 mins
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Video – 63 mins
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Railroad Commission Update

Brian R. Sullivan
Presented at the 2017 Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Slides – 26 pgs
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Audio – 34 mins
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Production In Paying Quantities (PPQ)

Charles "Skip" Watson
Presented at the 2017 Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Paper – 37 pgs
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Slides – 7 pgs
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Audio – 31 mins
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Gas Exports to Mexico

Matt Ray
Presented at the 2017 Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Slides – 8 pgs
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Audio – 27 mins
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Quench My Thirst: Water Rights in the Context of Water Treatment Technologies

Peter E. Hosey, Jesse S. Lotay
Presented at the 2017 Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Paper – 19 pgs
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Audio – 28 mins
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Legal and Regulatory Issues in Light of Current Drilling Technology

J. Robert Goldsmith Jr., Gregory S. Mathews, John B. McFarland
Presented at the 2017 Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Slides – 7 pgs
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Closing the Deal and Keeping the Taxman Waiting: Use of I.R.C. Section 1031 in Oil and Gas Acquisitions and Divestitures

David G. Drumm
Presented at the 2017 Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Paper – 59 pgs
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Slides – 12 pgs
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Audio – 27 mins
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We're Not Out of the Woods Yet: Selected Issues for Consideration in an Economically Stressed Environment

W. John English Jr., Eric R. Goodman
Presented at the 2017 Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Paper – 32 pgs
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Audio – 46 mins
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Video – 46 mins
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