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Spring 2010 - Oil and Gas

Dzienkowski, John S

Course ID: 390  Unique # 28910  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Monday 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm TNH 2.140
   Tuesday 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm TNH 2.140
   Wednesday 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm TNH 2.140
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Final Wednesday, May 5    8:30 am          A-J
      K-Z
2.137 
2.139 

Description
This course includes a study of various kinds of property interests that are commonly created in oil and gas and in the land from which they are produced.  Included are concepts as to the nature of a landowner's interest in oil and gas; the creation and duration of mineral leases; the rights and duties between lessor and lessee; the nature and characteristics of a mineral fee; the rights and duties between mineral and surface owners; the different kinds of royalty and mineral interests; the protection of interests in oil and gas properties against trespassers and wrongful claimants.  State regulation of drilling and production will also be covered.

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