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Title Complications of Energy-Related Ownership Rights

This OnDemand Webinar is designed for attorneys looking to develop a more nuanced understanding of how oil and gas development is affected by various forms of real property ownership. This program will address both surface and mineral title as well as leasehold interests in oil and gas. This OnDemand Webinar will also cover the distinct roles played by attorneys and petroleum landmen in determining property ownership and negotiating agreements involving acquisition of interests related to oil and gas development. Finally, this program will take a look at many of the common title problems often encountered in oil and gas-producing jurisdictions and share possible solutions.


Runtime: 93 minutes
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Agenda

Overview of Process

  • Role of Landman
  • Role of Lawyer

Types of Ownership

  • Surface
  • Mineral (Nonparticipating Royalty, Life Estates)
  • Working Interest (Production Payment, Assignments, Overriding Royalty)

Common Title Issues

  • Duhig
  • Spousal Issues
  • Conveyancing Amount
  • Unclear Documents
  • Issues Applicable Outside of the Chain of Title
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This course was last revised on November 16, 2012.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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J. Scott Childs

J. Scott Childs

Stinson Leonard Street LLP

  • Attorney in Leonard, Street and Deinard’s Energy, Environment, Mining and Transportation Practice Group
  • Represents oil and gas exploration and production companies, as well as oilfield service providers operating throughout North Dakota and Montana
  • Practice includes drafting and negotiating purchases and sales of assets, master service agreements, pipeline interconnections, corporate formation documents, and real property instruments, including leasehold assignments and royalty conveyances
  • Frequently advises clients on regulatory permitting, environmental, zoning, land use and other federal, state, tribal and local laws affecting energy project development
  • J.D. degree, University of Tennessee College of Law; L.L.M. degree, University of Houston Law Center
Jannelle Combs

Jannelle Combs

Steger Law Office

  • Attorney with Steger Law Office
  • Helps land operators, non-operators and mineral owners identify ownership stakes in the minerals far beneath the earth’s surface
  • Assists oil companies and mineral owners with actions or documents to cure title defects found from title examination
  • Maintains a general business law practice along with estate planning
  • North Dakota Business Watch, 2011, has named her among the top 40 business and civic leaders under the age of 40
  • Featured in The National Law Journal, 2012, Minneapolis Star Tribune, 2011, and Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2011
  • J.D. degree, University of North Dakota School of Law; B.S. degree, North Dakota State University
  • Can be contacted at 701-306-0039 or [email protected]
Dante Tomassoni

Dante Tomassoni

Stinson Leonard Street LLP

  • Attorney with Leonard, Street and Deinard
  • Represents clients before the North Dakota Industrial Commission, drafting oil and gas contracts as well as oil, gas and mineral title examinations
  • Practice also involves representation of a broad range of business clientele in corporate transaction and business development
  • Previously having worked as an oil and gas attorney for Beatty & Wozniak in Denver and Crowley Fleck in Bismarck, advising clients on a variety of regulatory, transactional and litigation issues
  • J.D. degree, with academic distinction, University of North Dakota School of Law; B.A. degree, in economics, summa cum laude, College of St. Scholastica
  • Can be contacted at 701-221-8606 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 390610
Published 2012
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