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Date
Event Info
Aug 4
2021

Land Use, Rights, and Obligations Concerning Carbon Based and Alternative Energy Sources

Speakers

Buford B. Pollett

Credits

1.00 CEU

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

COURSE LEVEL: Overview

This session will examine rights and obligations of parties in land during project life cycles in the ongoing the energy transition.  The session primarily focuses on the interactions of realty interests, parties and stakeholders involved the petroleum, solar, and wind sectors of the energy industry.  Likewise, the session will examine the legal frameworks applicable to these projects during the energy transition.

Aug 11
2021

Managing Your Lease When Production Ceases

Speakers

Robert Kiefaber

Credits

1.00 CEU

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Course Level: INTERMEDIATE

 

I.  Overview

II. Constructive Production

      A.  Production in Paying Quantities

      B.   Shut in royalties, minimum royalties and other types of constructive production

III.  Temporary Cessation of Production

IV.  Complete Cessation of Production

Aug 18
2021

Wind Energy Prospecting

Speakers

Robert H. Wilson III, RPL

Credits

1.00 CEU

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Course Level: Basic

This webinar will identify items to investigate prior to kicking-off your wind energy leasing campaign.

Learning Objectives:

Determining average parcel size to gauge the road ahead Identifying hazards to your wind energy project Determining additional landowners that may be required to participate Project to powerline - accomplishing a generation tie-in (GENTIE)
Aug 31
2021

Royalty Deductions Webinar

Speakers

Marlin K. Brown, CPL

Location

Virtual Meeting - Online

Credits

3.00 CEU

Time

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

COURSE LEVEL:  INTERMEDIATE

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Get the full ‘how-to’ for safely sharing costs downstream of the wellhead with royalty and ORRI owners.  Learn which costs are deductible, how to fairly calculate those costs, and how to avoid litigation.  Find out how to save your company tens of thousands monthly with this proven method.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

MINIMIZING LIABILITY WHILE IMPROVING THE COMPANY’S BOTTOM LINE:

How to Make Deductions from the Royalty Stream for Post-Production Expenses

COURSE SCHEDULE:

9:00 AM        Course Begins 12:00 PM      Adjourn
Sep 1
2021

How to Deal with Really Difficult Landowners

Speakers

George R. Shultz, CPL

Credits

1.00 CEU

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Sep 8
2021

Over and Under Payment of Royalties

Speakers

Robert Kiefaber

Credits

1.00 CEU

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

This session will focus on resolving issues when a royalty owner may have been over or under paid at the expense of another royalty owner. This webinar will explore the liability of operators and royalty owners in multiple jurisdictions. Finally, the webinar will explore when a royalty owner or operator may recover or recoup over or under payments.
Sep 15
2021

Pipelines and Easements

Speakers

Bradley Gibbs

Credits

1.00 CEU

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

This webinar will be an overview of the various types of express and implied easements, including pipeline easements, and some of the issues and provisions you will encounter when dealing with sophisticated surface owners.

Sep 22
2021

AAPL's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice - IV

Speakers

George R. Shultz, CPL

Credits

1.00 CEUETHICS

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Course Description:

Basic – A basic level is most beneficial to an individual learning a new skill or with little to no experience in the subject. This level may be appropriate for individuals who are also looking for a refresher course. 

Oct 6
2021

Wind & Solar Leases

Speakers

Bradley Gibbs

Credits

1.00 CEU

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Determining the rights between wind and solar developers and oil and gas operators will be an ongoing issue amid the growth of renewables development oil- and gas-rich areas and inadequate title insurance policies. This webinar will review the potential pitfalls of developing renewable energy facilities on mineral lands.
Oct 13
2021

Common Landowner Concerns and Questions Encountered in Wind Leasing

Speakers

Robert B. Wilson, CPL

Credits

1.00 CEU

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Course Level: Basic

An introduction to common concerns that are raised by landowners and how to address them in your wind lease.

Learning Objectives:

Defining pre-construction activities Describing the impact of construction on landowners Describing the impact of operations of farming or ranching practices Describing remediation - whats removed and whats not?
Nov 10
2021

Suspension of Payments and Escheat

Speakers

Robert Kiefaber

Credits

1.00 CEU

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

This webinar will discuss the protection offered by division order statutes, including a comparison of the Texas division order statute with other jurisdictions. The webinar will address when an operator may suspend payment and the necessary steps to suspend payment properly. Next, the webinar will explore strategies available to operators when royalties are disputed. Finally, the webinar will discuss when unclaimed royalties escheat to the state and the process an operator must follow.
Nov 11
2021

Surface Use and Access

Speakers

George R. Shultz, CPL

Credits

5.00 CEU 1.00 CEUETHICS

Time

08:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Description

COURSE LEVEL:  Basic/Overview

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Surface Use and Access is designed to familiarize Land professionals with surface rights and the

myriad issues associated with acquiring, exercising and preserving those rights. It focuses on why, when and what rights may be needed, and how to research and protect existing rights. It discusses a variety of surface-related contracts and their use. There is commentary on easement valuation, damage claim investigation and resolution, and the challenges of governmental permitting. Finally, it examines the criticality of building relationships with regulatory agencies and the public.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

      Understanding Ownership & Real Property Rights

      Sources of Property Rights

      Easement Valuation

      Surface Damages & Claim Settlement

      Damage Calculation & Valuation Methodology

      Interfacing with Public Officials

      Ethics of Dealing with Regulators & the Public

Dec 6
2021

Petroleum Economics

Speakers

Dwayne Purvis

Location

Virtual Meeting - Online

Credits

6.00 CEU 1.00 CEUETHICS

Time

08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Description

COURSE LEVEL:  Intermediate

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

An engineer explains the creation and use of cash flows in the oil business. The course

explains both the concepts and the methods for the inputs:

• Engineering the volume forecast

• Predicting future prices

• Calculating netback prices

• Estimating operating and capital costs

And it addresses the use of the cash flows for various strategies and situations:

• Determining alue, making an investment decision

• Assessing risk

• Building a strategy and a portfolio

At the end of the day, participants should have a functional understanding of each of

the dynamics that affect cash flow and an appreciation for their quantification.

 

COURSE TOPICS:

       Understanding Strategic Content

       Forecasting Volumes

       Predicting Prices

       Calculating Costs

       Interpreting a Cash Flow

       Treating Risk

 

Dec 8
2021

AAPL's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice - V

Speakers

George R. Shultz, CPL

Credits

1.00 CEUETHICS

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

COURSE LEVEL: Basic 

This presentation will utilize AAPL's newly produced vignettes while taking you through a series of scenarios that often occur to industry professionals. Topics in this webinar will include; Misuse of Confidential Information/Breaking the Law, Fraud & Duty Disclose.

Major Topics Include:

Professional Conduct / Unfiled Mining Claims

Fraud

Discrimination

Conflict of Interest / Professional Conduct