TIMOTHY C. DOWD is an attorney with Elias, Books, Brown & Nelson, P.C., in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Mr. Dowd is a past President of the Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society (1996-97); and is past Chairperson of the Oklahoma Bar Association Mineral Law Section (2005-06). Mr. Dowd is the author of the Oklahoma chapter of AAPL’s Nationwide Comparison of Laws on Leasing, Exploration and Production (2011) and the chapter on Oil and Gas Titles in West Publishing Company’s Oklahoma Real Estate Forms and Practice. Mr. Dowd has written numerous articles for publication including:
Trespass in the Age of Horizontal Drilling Under State Conservation Statutes, 63 Rocky Mt. Min. L. Inst. 6A-1 (2017);
Current and Emerging Issues in Oil and Gas, Title Examination, Oil & Gas 2 Nat. Resources & Energy J. 505 (2017);
Clearing Title of Long-Lost Mineral Owners, 54 Rocky Mt. Min. L. Inst. 30-1 (2008); and
Preferential Rights to Purchase in Oil and Gas Transactions, 49 Rocky Mt. Min. L. Inst. 5-1 (2003).
Mr. Dowd’s primary area of practice is oil and gas law, including the rendering of title opinions and the drafting and negotiation of industry contracts.