Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell / Edition 3

Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell / Edition 3

by John S. Lowe
     
 

This text focuses upon the legal rules that govern development of privately owned mineral rights. This focus reflects the fact that most mineral rights in the United States are owned privately, though the federal and state governments own hundreds of millions of acres. Also, the rules for governmentally owned resources tend to be based on those for private… See more details below

Overview

This text focuses upon the legal rules that govern development of privately owned mineral rights. This focus reflects the fact that most mineral rights in the United States are owned privately, though the federal and state governments own hundreds of millions of acres. Also, the rules for governmentally owned resources tend to be based on those for private transactions. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314064158
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.39(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Table of Cases
PART 1 THE NATURE AND PROTECTION OF OIL AND GAS RIGHTS
Chapter 1 The Formation and Production of Oil and Gas
Chapter 2 Ownership of Oil and Gas Rights
Chapter 3 Kinds of Oil and Gas Interests
Chapter 4 Protection of Oil and Gas Rights
PART II CONVEYING OIL AND GAS RIGHTS
Chapter 5 Creation and Transfer of Oil and Gas Interests
Chapter 6 Joint Ownership of Oil and Gas Rights
Chapter 7 Interpretive Problems in Oil and Gas Conveyancing
PART III OIL AND GAS LEASING
Chapter 8 Essential Clauses of Modern Oil and Gas Leases
Chapter 9 Oil and Gas Lease Savings Clauses
Chapter 10 The Lease Royalty Clause
Chapter 11 Implied Covenants in Oil and Gas Leases
Chapter 12 Lease Transfers
PART IV TAX AND BUSINESS MATTERS
Chapter 13 Oil and Gas Taxation
Chapter 14 Oil and Gas Contracts
Appendix of Forms
Glossary
Index

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