5355 Oil & Gas - WELLS- 12461
Bret Wells (FACULTY)
Course Areas: Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law
Time: 10:30a-12:00p MW Location: 240 TUII
Course Outline: This course covers the basic property, contract and regulatory framework for oil and gas production in Texas. It explores common law property concepts (such as the rule of capture, trespass, cotenancy, life tenancy); the provisions of an oil and gas lease negotiated between a mineral interest owner and an oil company as lessee; mineral and royalty interest conveyancing; and Railroad Commission regulation of drilling, production, pooling, and unitization for the efficient and fair development of oil and gas.
Course Syllabus: Syllabus
First Day Assignments: Supplemental Reading Materials
First Class Assignment: READ WEAVER CASEBOOK PREFACE PAGES 1 through 24.
Final Exam Schedule: 12/12/14 10am-1pm 240 TU2 211 TU2
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
Course Materials (6/13/2014 1:53:59 PM)
No book required for this course
Course Materials: Texas Oil and Gas Law: Cases and Materials (Available from Amanda in TU2-114)