Short Course on

Federal Oil & Gas Leasing

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Monday Morning

Registration

Introductions and Opening Remarks

  1. NICK SWARTZENDRUBER

    Attorney Poulson, Odell & Peterson, LLC, Denver, CO

History, the Government Survey, and Basic Oil and Gas Leasing Legislation

Hosted Refreshment Break

  1. SCOTT M. CAMPBELL

    Attorney Poulson, Odell & Peterson, LLC, Denver, CO

Lands Available for Leasing

  1. LAURA LINDLEY

    Attorney Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C., Denver, CO
  2. SARAH SORUM

    Shareholder Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C., Denver, CO

Unleased Federal Minerals; Conflicts with Development of Other Minerals

Lunch – On Your Own

Monday Afternoon

  1. REBECCA BACA

    Bureau of Land Management, Lakewood, CO
  2. RACHEL VAUGHN

    Land Law Examiner Bureau of Land Management, Lakewood, CO

Lands Available for Leasing - Practicum

Hosted Refreshment Break

  1. JUDITH M. MATLOCK

    Partner Davis, Graham & Stubbs LLP, Denver, CO
  2. BONNIE ROBSON

    Attorney Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Lakewood, CO

Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Royalty Management

Hosted Reception

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Tuesday Morning

  1. Ezekiel J. Williams

    Partner Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C., Denver, CO; Adjunct Professor of Administrative Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO
  2. Kathleen C. Schroder

    Partner Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, Denver, CO

Leases Issued Prior to the Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act

  1. Ezekiel J. Williams

    Partner Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C., Denver, CO; Adjunct Professor of Administrative Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO
  2. Kathleen C. Schroder

    Partner Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, Denver, CO

Introduction to NEPA and Land Use Planning

Hosted Refreshment Break

  1. Ezekiel J. Williams

    Partner Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C., Denver, CO; Adjunct Professor of Administrative Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO
  2. Kathleen C. Schroder

    Partner Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, Denver, CO

Competitive Leasing Procedures Under the Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act

  1. Ezekiel J. Williams

    Partner Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C., Denver, CO; Adjunct Professor of Administrative Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO
  2. Kathleen C. Schroder

    Partner Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, Denver, CO

Noncompetitive Leasing Procedures Under the Reform Act

Lunch – On Your Own

Tuesday Afternoon

  1. Ezekiel J. Williams

    Partner Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C., Denver, CO; Adjunct Professor of Administrative Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO
  2. Kathleen C. Schroder

    Partner Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, Denver, CO

Right-of-Way Leasing

  1. Heidi Hande

    Attorney Enerplus Resources, Denver, CO
  2. URIAH J. PRICE

    Partner Crowley Fleck PLLP, Bozeman, MT

Lessee and Transferee Qualifications

Hosted Refreshment Break

  1. Heidi Hande

    Attorney Enerplus Resources, Denver, CO
  2. URIAH J. PRICE

    Partner Crowley Fleck PLLP, Bozeman, MT

Assignments and Transfers of Interest

  1. Heidi Hande

    Attorney Enerplus Resources, Denver, CO
  2. URIAH J. PRICE

    Partner Crowley Fleck PLLP, Bozeman, MT

Reinstatements

Hosted Refreshment Break

  1. Heidi Hande

    Attorney Enerplus Resources, Denver, CO
  2. URIAH J. PRICE

    Partner Crowley Fleck PLLP, Bozeman, MT

Transfers of Interests Exercises

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Wednesday Morning

  1. SHANE HANSON

    Partner Crowley Fleck PLLP, Bismarck, ND

Exploration, Drilling, Producing, and Operating Regulations and Procedures

Hosted Refreshment Break

  1. LORI A. MCMULLEN

    Partner Crowley Fleck PLLP, Sheridan, WY

Communitization

  1. JAMES L. MOWRY

    Partner Crowley Fleck PLLP, Sheridan, WY

Unit Agreements

Lunch – On Your Own

Wednesday Afternoon

  1. JAMES L. MOWRY

    Partner Crowley Fleck PLLP, Sheridan, WY

Unit Operating Agreement

  1. J DAVID CHASE

    Bureau of Land Management, Casper, WY

Paying Well Determinations

Hosted Refreshment Break

  1. J DAVID CHASE

    Bureau of Land Management, Casper, WY

Exploration Units versus Secondary Recovery Units

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Thursday Morning

  1. GREGORY J. NIBERT

    Partner Hinkle Shanor LLP, Roswell, NM
  2. J DAVID CHASE

    Bureau of Land Management, Casper, WY

Extension, Suspension, Renewal, and Termination of Leases

Hosted Refreshment Break

  1. JAMES P. ALLEN

    Associate Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., Salt Lake City, UT
  2. TJ ORAM

    Founding Member Oram & Houghton, PLLC, Phillipsburg, MT

Surface Management Requirements and Emerging Environmental Issues - Limitations on Lessee's Right to Develop

Lunch – On Your Own

Thursday Afternoon

  1. DRAKE HILL

    Attorney Hill Law Firm, Cheyenne, WY
  2. RIN KARNS

    Associate Poulson, Odell & Peterson, LLC, Denver, CO

Access to Leasehold

  1. Jamie L. Jost

    Founder and Managing Shareholder Jost Energy Law, P.C., Denver, CO

State and Local Regulation of Activities on Federal Oil and Gas Leases

Hosted Refreshment Break

  1. JARED A. HEMBREE

    Partner Hinkle Shanor LLP, Roswell, NM

Bonds

  1. JARED A. HEMBREE

    Partner Hinkle Shanor LLP, Roswell, NM
  2. GREGORY J. NIBERT

    Partner Hinkle Shanor LLP, Roswell, NM

Federal Land Records and Title Examination

Course Adjournment