Wednesday, January 29, 2014

53rd Natural Resources Law Institute

The 53rd annual Natural Resources Law Institute will be held on February 26-28 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Hot Springs Convention Center.  The event is a "must attend" for anyone who practices in the areas of oil, gas, and mineral law in Arkansas.  Arkansas Bar Association Members can register for $250. Non-members can register for $320.  Register and book your room before February 2, 2014 to ensure the best rates with the Embassy Suites.

The schedule for the event is as follows:

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission Hearings

3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  Title Standards Meeting

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  Natural Resources Law Section Meeting

5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  Reception

Thursday, February 27, 2014

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.  Updates in Arkansas Oil & Gas Law, Thomas A. Daily, Daily & Woods, PLLC

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Comparative Pooling Law: Arkansas and Texas, Thomas A. Daily, Daily & Woods, PLLC, George A. Snell, Steptoe & Johnson

10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m. AOGC Updates to Rules and Regulations, Alan J. York, Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission, Shane E. Khoury, Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission

10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. The Ins and Outs of Rule A-8 Escrow Accounts and Unclaimed Property,
William C. Warren, Jr., John P. Shields, Inc.

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. JOA Law and Practice: Recent Developments in Case Law and the New Horizontal Modifications to the Model Form Operating Agreement, Jeff Weems, Porter Hedges, LLP

Friday, February 28, 2014

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.  Ethical Issues in Oil and Gas Law, Jim O'Hern, The Law Office of Jim O'Hern, P.A.

9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Developmental Rights of Severed Mineral Co-tenants -- A National Survey, Jeffrey Martin Swann, Perkins & Trotter, PLLC

9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Raising Capital for Oil and Gas Exploration Amongst the Pit-falls of Securities Laws, Gregory S. Ivester, Robinette, Miners & Ivester, PLLC

10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Title Curative Issues Panel, David M. Harper, Jr., Southwestern Energy Company; Clint McGee, BHP Billiton; Bryan Perry, T.S. Dudley Land Company

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Litigating Land and Royalty Owner Disputes, Leland Horton, Bradley, Murchison, Kelly & Shea, LLC

 Registration and additional information can be found on the Arkansas Bar Association's website.

C. Michael Daily is an attorney with the long-established law firm of Daily & Woods, P.L.L.C. and is licensed to practice in the states of Arkansas, Oklahoma, North Dakota and Wyoming. Mr. Daily can be contacted by telephone at 479-242-3953, by email at mdaily@dailywoods.com, 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.