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BLAW 441 - The Law of Property Oil and Gas Leasing I


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: BLAW 235 
Gives students an understanding of fundamental energy law, including oil and gas law. Includes analysis of natural resource leases and contracts, rights and ownership of the mineral estate, law of capture, contracts, clauses, and covenants of the oil and gas lease, oil and gas operating agreements, title and conveyance of oil and gas leases, pooling and utilization on private and federal lands, easements and right of ways in connection with natural resource exploration, environmental considerations and impacts of natural resource drilling and exploration, the legal structure of the energy industry, (Public Utility Holding Company Act, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) land use restrictions, and eminent domain.



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