Oil and Gas

Class Unique: 28755

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.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday, Wednesday 2:15 - 3:30 pm TNH 2.123
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final 5/8/19 1:30 pm A-Z

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed
Will use floating mean GPA if applicable


  • Cases and Materials on Oil and Gas Law - Lowe et. al
      West Academic Publishing , edition: 7th
      ISBN: 1683288327   (required)