Seminar: Oil & Gas Regulation in Texas

September 21, 2017

Scott Douglass & McConnico’s annual seminar will provide an overview of current Railroad Commission rules and procedures, related litigation issues, and other oil and gas issues that will be useful to attorneys, engineers, geologists, landmen, and others whose business brings them in contact with the Railroad Commission of Texas or the General Land Office.

REGISTER HERE by September 15

September 21, 2017
8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

J.W. Marriott Hotel
110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, Texas 78701

Registration Fee: $250.00 includes materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

State Bar of Texas MCLE: 6.75 hours
American Association of Professional Landmen: 6.75 hours

If you or other members of your company or firm are interested in attending this seminar, please complete the registration form and return it to Jackie Harrison by Friday, September 15, 2017, along with a check or money order. We do not accept credit cards for payment.

Cancellations: Cancellations received before 5 p.m., Friday, September 15th, will receive a full refund of the registration fee. A copy of the seminar materials will be forwarded to those who are unable to attend and do not cancel their registration.

8:15–8:30 Opening Remarks
8:30–9:15 Statewide Rule 86 and Special Field Rules Regulation of Horizontal Wells – Doug Dashiell
9:15–10:00 Railroad Commission Drilling Permits and Rule 37/38 Exception Procedures – Flip Whitworth
10:00-10:30 Updated RRC Hearing and Procedural Rules: What’s New and Different and What to Keep in Mind – Olga Kobzar
10:30–10:45 Break
10:45–11:30 Voluntary Pooling and Production Sharing Agreements – Doug Dashiell
11:30–12:00 A Survey of the Railroad Commission’s Pipeline Regulations – John Camp
12:00-12:15 Break - lunch buffet
12:15–12:45 Railroad Commission Regulation of Production and Commingling of Production – Mark Hanna
12:45–1:00 Break
1:00–1:45 Surface and Subsurface Issues in Oil and Gas Drilling and Development – Jim Cowden
1:45–2:15 Death, Taxes and the General Land Office: An Oil and Gas Operator’s Guide to Dealing with Life’s Third Certainty – Davin McGinnis
2:15–3:00 Case Law Update – Bryan Lauer
3:00–3:15 Break
3:15–3:45 The Mineral Interest Pooling Act – John Hicks
3:45-4:15 Retained Acreage Clauses – Carroll Martin
4:15 p.m. Adjourn

Jackie Harrison
Seminar Coordinator
Scott Douglass & McConnico LLP
303 Colorado Street, Suite 2400
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: 512.495.6300