Seminar: Oil & Gas Regulation in Texas

September 27, 2018
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
JW Marriott
110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701

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.


Registration Fee: $290 (Includes materials, breakfast and lunch)

Hotel reservations: We have blocked rooms at the JW Marriott Hotel at a special rate of $275.00 per night. This rate will be available until September 7, 2018. Click here to make reservations in the SD&M room block, or call 1-844-473-3959 and mention "Scott Douglass & McConnico Oil & Gas Seminar" to get the special rate.

Continuing Education Approved:
7.0 Texas State Bar CLE hours, with 0.75 Ethics
7.5 Oklahoma State Bar CLE hours, with 1.00 Ethics
8.0 Colorado State Bar CLE hours, with 0.9 Ethics
6.25 American Association of Professional Landmen - RL, RPL or CPL credits, with 0.75 Ethics

Breakfast will be available starting at 7:00 a.m. and lunch will be a buffet.
Refreshments will be provided during breaks.

Program Agenda

8:15-8:30 Opening Remarks

8:30-9:15 Case Law Update, Bryan Lauer   
9:15-10:00 Statewide Rule 86 and Special Field Rules for Horizontal Wells, Doug Dashiell

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:00 Voluntary Pooling and Production Sharing Agreements, Mark Hanna

11:00-11:45 Yours, Mine and Ours-Surface and Subsurface Use in Lease Operations, Carroll Martin

11:45-12:00 Break (lunch served)

12:00-12:45 Ethical Considerations in Negotiating and Drafting Oil and Gas Agreements, Dan Bitting
12:45-1:00 Break

1:00-1:30 Statewide Rule 37 and 38 and Exceptions, Stephanie Kover
1:30-2:05 Developments in Pipeline Regulation, John Camp
2:05-2:35 Forced Pooling in Texas (MIPA), John Hicks

2:35-2:50 Break

2:50-3:20 Current Issues in Injection/Disposal Wells, Olga Kobzar

3:20-3:50 Death, Taxes and the GLO: A Guide to Dealing with Life’s Third Certainty, Davin Mcginnis

3:50-4:30 Retained Acreage Clauses and Other Lease Maintenance Issues, Anthony Arquijo



Contact Jackie Harrison for information.