Oil and Gas

The course is focused on domestic onshore oil and gas law, including common property interests created in oil and gas and in the land from which they are produced. The course includes consideration of the nature of an owner’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; and, protection of interests in oil and gas properties against trespassers and wrongful claimants. Also included are issues raised by modern horizontal drilling and fracturing; regulation of exploration and production; and, introductions to environmental regulation of oil and gas and offshore and international oil and gas law.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday, Wednesday 2:15 - 3:30 pm TNH 3.124
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final 5/9/17 8:30 am A-Z
2.124

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed

Textbooks

  • Forms Manual to Accompany Cases & Materials on Oil & Gas Law - Lowe, Anderson, Smith, Pierce & Kulander
      West Academic , edition: 6th
      ISBN: 9780314287748   (optional)
  • Cases & Materials on Oil and Gas - Lowe, Anderson, Smith, Pierce & Kulander
      West Academic , edition: 6th
      ISBN: 9780314285164   (required)