Arkansas Bar Association Natural Resources Law Institute

I just wanted to use the opportunity to plug the Arkansas Bar Association's Natural Resources Law Institute, which takes place this week.  Here is a summary of the schedule:

  • 9:00 A.M. The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission will convene for March hearings.  The hearings will last throughout the day.
  • 4:00 P.M. Arkansas Title Standards Committee Meeting
  • 5:00 P.M. Natural Resources Law Section Meeting
  • 6:00 P.M. Natural Resources Law Institute Reception
  • 7:30-7:55 A.M. Registration
  • 7:55-8:00 A.M. Welcome and Introduction Matthew Davis
  • 8:00-9:00 A.M. 2012 Update: Development in Natural Resource Law Tom Daily, Daily & Woods, PLLC
  • 9:00-9:30 A.M. Updates from the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission Shane Khoury, Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission
  • 9:30-10:00 A.M. Just Go Ahead and Give it to Me:  Discovery of Title Opinions in Oil and Gas Litigation Chad Brown, Kent Tester, P.A.
  • 10:00-10:15 A.M. Break
  • 10:15-11:15 A.M. Unconventional Litigation in Unconventional Plays:  A View from the Trenches G. Alan Perkins, Perkins & Trotter, PLLC
  • 11:15-12:15 P.M. Keeping Leases Alive in the Era of Horizontal Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing:  Are the Old Workhorses (Shit-in, Continuous Operations, and Pooling Provisions) up to the Task? Bruce Kramer, McGinnis, Lockridge, & Kilgore, L.L.P.
  • 7:30-7:55 A.M. Registration
  • 7:55-8:00 A.M. Welcome and Introduction Mark Robinette, Robinette Law Firm
  • 8:00-9:00 A.M. Post Production Expenses--I don't care what the rules are, just tell me what they are Bob Honea, Hardin Jesson & Terry, PLC
  • 9:00-9:30 A.M. One of these things is not like the other:  Why Sesame Street's lesson is not easily applied to the mineral/royalty distinction Scott Larson, Freemon Mills, PC
  • 9:30-10:00 A.M. Mistakes Made in Managing Due Diligence Projects -- A Conversation Directed at Land Managers and Acquisition Managers Russ Darbyshire, Mesilla Energy Acquisition, LLC
  • 10:00-10:15 A.M. Break
  • 10:15-11:15 A.M. Mother Hubbard Clauses:  Is the Cupboard Bare or Does that Dog Hunt? Phillip E. Norvell, University of Arkansas School of Law, Of Counsel, Daily & Woods, P.L.L.C.
  • 10:15-12:15 P.M. Ethics--What Does it Mean?  Jim Dewbre, Southwestern Energy Production Company
Registration for Members is $335.00, and has been approved for 8 CLE hours, including 1 ethics hour by the Arkansas Bar Association.  Sponsored Hotel is the Embassy Suites, Hot Springs.

C. Michael Daily is an attorney with the long-established law firm of Daily & Woods, P.L.L.C.  Mr. Daily can be contacted by telephone at 479-242-3953, by email at, or by regular post at 58 South 6th Street, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72902.  You can follow Mr. Daily via social network using any of the social network links in the right hand column of the page.  Disclaimer:  This blog is for informational purposesis certainly not to be considered legal advice and is absolutely not substitute for any of the benefits that are associated with the attorney-client relationship. 

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