Anatomy of an Oil and Gas Lease

Legal Area:        Oil Gas Mineral Business Contracts Real Property
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $38.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        12/31/2018

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to provide an in-depth analysis and dissection of the many aspects and clauses associated with the anatomy of an oil and gas lease. The composition of the mineral estate, the nature and purpose of the lease, miscellaneous provisions and current hot topics associated with oil and gas leases will also be addressed. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on November 17, 2017. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

    • Composition of the Mineral Estate

    • Nature and Purpose of the Oil and Gas Lease

    • Parts of an Oil and Gas Lease

    • Other Miscellaneous Provisions of the Oil and Gas Lease

    • Miscellaneous Issues Concerning the Oil and Gas Lease

    • Current Hot Questions Concerning the Oil and Gas Lease

    The speaker for this course is Ryan Kirby, who is an attorney with the firm of Kirby, Matthews & Walrath, PLLC. Mr. Kirby earned his Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics from the University of Texas at Dallas and his Juris Doctorate at South Texas College of Law. Mr. Kirby is a frequent speaker at seminars, both with Landman’s groups and Continuing Legal Education seminars. His most recent presentation was Difficult Lease Provisions, presented to the Association of Lease and Title Analysts. Mr. Kirby is also an Adjunct Professor with South Texas College of Law, where he lectures the popular Texas Oil, Gas and Land Titles course. An extensive biography for Ryan Kirby may be found on his firm's website.


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

    In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE. * Please check with the Tennessee State Bar for accreditation information. *

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