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Fall 2013 - Oil and Gas

Smith, Ernest E

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 390  Unique # 29550

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
MTW10:30 - 11:20 amTNH 2.139
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Final Monday, December 9 1:30 pm - A-K
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

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
Cases & Material on Oil and Gas - Lowe et al.
  West, edition: 6th
Forms Manualto Accommpany Cases & Materials on Oil and Gaso - Lowe et al.
  West, edition: 5th