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Spring 2016
5239 Oil & Gas Tax - WRIGHT- 25150

Professor(s): Denney Wright (OTHER FACULTY)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Taxation 
Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law

Time: 5:30p-7:30p  M  Location: 211  TUII

Course Outline: Oil and Gas Income Taxation covers the United States federal income taxation of domestic oil and gas operations and transactions. The course examines taxation associated with the operational life cycle of oil and gas operations including exploration, development, production and abandonment. The study of transactions involving oil and gas interests analyzes acquisition, disposition, structuring and investment. Course participants learn the historical context and development of oil and gas provisions found in the U.S. tax law. Current tax legislative proposals or enactments that affect the oil and gas industry are addressed if warranted. The emphasis is on federal income taxation of domestic oil and gas transactions, although certain international tax aspects of the oil and gas business will be referenced and contrasted throughout the class.

Outline

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   This is an LL.M class, and JD students may register, if space is available.

Prerequisites: Yes  Federal Income Tax

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/09 6-8pm  211 TU2    

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

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Course Materials (10/21/2015 10:12:44 AM)

Book(s) Required

Patrick A. Hennessee and Shawn P. Hennessee, Oil and Gas Federal Income Taxation, Wolters Kluwer, 2016 Ed. (ISBN 9780808041351)
Denney L. Wright, Oil and Gas Taxation . . . Back to the Basics (2015) (unpublished draft casebook manuscript– available online at the Oil & Gas Tax class site on UH Blackboard)