Oil and Gas

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, TUE, THU 10:30 - 11:20 am TNH 2.124

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final exam December 12, 2018 1:30 pm A-Z in 2.139


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. The course will also cover issues raised by horizontal drilling and fracking.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Forms Manual to Accompany Cases & Materials on Oil & Gas Law (optional)
Lowe, Anderson, Smith & Pierce
West Academic , edition: 7th
ISBN: 9781683288305
Cases & Materials on Oil and Gas *
Lowe, Anderson, Smith, Pierce & Kulander
West Academic , edition: 7th
ISBN: 9781683288329


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
10/30/2018 Exam information updated
Instructor(s) updated