Oil and Gas

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, WED 2:15 - 3:30 pm TNH 2.123

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final exam May 8, 2019 1:30 pm A-Z in 2.137


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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Cases and Materials on Oil and Gas Law *
Lowe et. al
West Academic Publishing , edition: 7th
ISBN: 1683288327


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
04/08/2019 Exam information updated