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Fall 2013 - Oil and Gas

Smith, Ernest E

Course ID: 390  Unique # 29550  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Monday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.139
   Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.139
   Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.139
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Final Monday, December 9    1:30 pm          A-K
      L-Z
2.139 
2.140 
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.

Related Course Areas
Textbooks
Cases & Material on Oil and Gas - Lowe et al.
  West, edition: 6th
    (required)
Forms Manualto Accommpany Cases & Materials on Oil and Gaso - Lowe et al.
  West, edition: 5th
    (optional)