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SDM's Doug Dashiell and Carroll Martin to Speak at TexasBarCLE's OGERL CLE
09/23/2016

Doug DashiellCarroll MartinSDM’s Doug Dashiell and Carroll Martin will be featured speakers at the upcoming TexasBarCLE’s 34th Annual Advanced Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law on September 28-30, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  Doug will discuss well classification in tight gas reservoirs.  Carroll will discuss surface rights and the accommodation doctrine. More information on the course and topics can be found here.


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Scott Douglass & McConnico Presents Annual Oil & Gas Seminar on April 14
03/07/2016

Scott Douglass & McConnico’s annual oil and gas seminar, “Oil & Gas Regulation in Texas,” will be held April 14 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Austin. The seminar is designed to present 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.

The firm has hosted the popular seminar for more than 30 years. Scott Douglass & McConnico attorneys John Camp, Jim Cowden, Doug Dashiell, Mark HannaJohn HicksOlga Kobzar, Bryan Lauer, Carroll MartinDavin McGinnis, John Soule, and Flip Whitworth will speak at the event. Among other topics, they will discuss Railroad Commission rules, regulations and hearing procedures, drilling permits and Rule 37/38 exceptions, horizontal drilling, comingling, voluntary and forced pooling, retained acreage clause issues, surface and subsurface use, and inactive well issues. Anyone interested in attending can register at the seminar or by e-mailing Jackie Harrison. A link to our Application Form is attached here.


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Doug Dashiell to Speak at the Texas Bar Advanced Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Course on October 2
09/14/2015

SDM’s Doug Dashiell will speak on “Allocation Wells, Production Sharing Agreements, and  Pooling” at the Texas Bar’s 33rd Annual Advanced Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Course on October 2, 2015. The course will be rebroadcast in Santa Fe and Midland later in October. More information on the October 1-2 event can be found here.


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Ten SDM Attorneys Named “Best Lawyers” in 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Rankings
08/26/2015

The 2016 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Report ranks ten SDM attorneys as “Best Lawyers” in the areas of appellate practice, commercial and bet-the-company litigation, legal malpractice defense, natural resources law, oil and gas law, personal injury litigation defense, and professional malpractice litigation defense. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review methodology designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. 

Appellate Practice
Commercial and Bet-the-Company Litigation
Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Natural Resources Law
Oil and Gas Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants


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Doug Dashiell to Speak at American Association of Petroleum Landmen’s Annual Meeting in June
05/13/2015

SDM attorney Doug Dashiell is speaking at the American Association of Petroleum Landmen’s 61st Annual Meeting in Nashville on  June 17th. His topic is state regulation of horizontal drilling. More information about AAPL and its Annual Meeting, including registration information, can be found here.


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Scott Douglass & McConnico Presents Annual Oil & Gas Seminar on May 19
04/16/2015

Scott Douglass & McConnico’s annual oil and gas seminar, “Oil & Gas Regulation in Texas,” will be held May 19 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Austin. The seminar will cover Railroad Commission rules and procedures, developments in the law, and various oil and gas issues encountered by attorneys, engineers, geologists, and landmen.
 
The firm has hosted the popular seminar for more than 30 years. Scott Douglass & McConnico attorneys  Jim Cowden, Doug Dashiell, Mark Hanna John HicksOlga Kobzar, Carroll MartinDavin McGinnis, Joe Sanders, John Soule, and Flip Whitworth will speak at the event. Among other topics, they will discuss Railroad Commission nuts and bolts, Commission Rules 32, 37, and 38, surface commingling, horizontal drilling, forced and voluntary pooling, surface and subsurface use, and injection/disposal wells. Anyone interested in attending can register at the seminar or by e-mailing Jackie Harrison. A link to our Application Form is attached here.


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