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College of Law

Advanced Oil and Gas

Course Number: 6992
Professor: Tara Righetti
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Spring
Required: No
Prerequisites: Oil and Gas Law
Recommended Courses: Business Organizations, Income Tax, Business Entity Tax, Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Public Lands

Course Overview: This course explores advanced topics in oil and gas through several skills based exercises that simulate the work of an oil and gas attorney. Building on the foundation from Oil and Gas Law, through lecture and
skills based exercises, the course will explore oil
 and gas financing arrangements including the farmout, JOA, and production sharing agreements, drilling and service agreements, downstream marketing and purchase agreements, conveyances of oil and gas real property interests, the purchase and sale of petroleum properties, oil and gas development on federal lands, and title examination.

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: Simulation Course
Written Assignments: Negotiation Exercise, Courthouse Records Research Project, JOA and Royalty Calculation Problem Sets, Title Opinion Project
Type of Exam: None
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Participation, dialogue, preparation for course, written assignments
Other Comments: This course may be used for experiential learning credit.

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