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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2013

Oil and Gas

Instructor: Smith, E Credits: 3 Course ID: 390 Unique #29450
     Day    Time   Location
   Monday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.139
   Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.139
   Thursday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.139
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Final Thursday, May 9 1:30 pm -   A-L
  M-Z
  2.137
  2.139
  2.137
  2.139
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

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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