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ROBERT C. BLEDSOE

Author/Speaker, THE OPERATING AGREEMENT: MATTERS NOT COVERED ORINADEQUATELY COVERED, 47TH Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 18-21, 2001.

Author/Speaker, TEN UNWORKABLE ASPECTS OF THE MODEL FORM OPERATING AGREEMENT AND SUGGESTIONS, 18TH Annual Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Course, Houston, Texas, September 21-22, 2000.

Co-author with speaker Susan Richardson, 1995 COPAS ACCOUNTING PROCEDURE, OR, IS IT A VERY HARD UNDERTAKING TO SEEK TO PLEASE EVERYBODY, Dallas Bar Association, Energy Law Section, Review of Oil and Gas Law XII, Dallas, Texas, August 21-22, 1997.

Co-author with speaker Susan Richardson, A SHAKY MARRIAGE: JOINDER OF FORM JOINT OPERATING AGREEMENT AND FORM ACCOUNTING PROCEDURE, COPAS of Dallas Hot Topics Education Day Seminar, Dallas, Texas, June 1997.

Speaker, TROUBLE SPOTS IN THE OPERATING AGREEMENT, PSL, Inc., Houston, Texas, August 29, 1995.

Author/Speaker, LITIGATING THE OPERATING AGREEMENT, 12TH Annual Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, State Bar of Texas, October 1994.

Author/Speaker, TEN MOST COMMON DEFECTS THAT IMPEDE CLOSINGS AND WHAT TO DO, Southwestern Legal Foundation, 43rd Annual Institute on Oil and Gas Law, February 1992. Also for the Dallas Bar Association in July 1992.

Author/Speaker, THE TEN MOST REGRETTABLE OIL AND GAS DECISIONS EVER ISSUED BY THE TEXAS SUPREME COURT, 8TH Annual Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1990. Also at the Permian Basin Landmans Association, January 1991.

Author/Speaker, OTHER PROVISIONS FOR OPERATING AGREEMENTS, AAPL Convention, June 1990.

Author/Speaker, CURRENT PROBLEMS BETWEEN OPERATORS AND NON-OPERATORS IN OPERATING AGREEMENTS, Southwestern Legal Foundation, February 1989.

Author/Speaker, CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN OIL AND GAS CONVEYANCING, Review of Oil and Gas Law III, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section, Dallas Bar Association, July 28-29, 1988.

Author/Speaker, OPERATING AGREEMENTS FROM THE STANDPOINT OF THE NON-OPERATOR, Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, State Bar of Texas, October 1985.

Author/Speaker, A DETAILED LOOK AT FARMOUT AGREEMENTS, Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Institute, State Bar of Texas, September 1986.

Author/Speaker, LIENS--TYPES, CREATION, AND PERFECTION, Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, State Bar of Texas, October 1983.

Author/Speaker, EFFECTS OF BANKRUPTCY LAWS ON OIL AND GAS LIENS, Advanced Bankruptcy Institute, State Bar of Texas, May 6, 1983.

Author/Speaker, PROBLEM AREAS IN DRAFTING OPERATING AGREEMENTSSOME SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS, Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, State Bar of Texas, March 25, 1983.

Author/Speaker, PROBLEM AREAS IN DRAFTING OPERATING AGREEMENTSSOME SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS, Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, State Bar of Texas, October 15, 1981.

Author/Speaker, CONVEYANCE OF OIL AND GAS INTERESTS, Southwestern Legal Foundation 32nd Institute On Oil and Gas Law and Tax 83, 1981.

Author/Speaker, SELECTED CREDITORJOINT INTEREST OPERATIONS, Southwestern Legal Foundation 23rd Institute On Oil and Gas Law and Tax, February 1972.

CORBY CONSIDINE

Author/Speaker, RESTRICTIONS ON ASSIGNABILITY, Permian Basin Landman's Association Seminar, Midland, Texas, May 23, 1996.

Author/Speaker, RESTRICTIONS ON ASSIGNABILITY, Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen, Denver, Colorado, March 1996.

Co-author with Susan R. Richardson,  Ellen M. House, GAS ROYALTIES: ISSUES FOR THE THIRD MILLENNIUM, The Southwestern Legal Foundation 47th Annual Institute on Oil and Gas Law and Taxation, February 1996.

Author, LEASING AND DEVELOPMENT OF SUCCESSIVE INTERESTS, Permian Basin Association of Division Order Analysts Monthly Meeting, September 11, 1996.

Author/Speaker, GAS BALANCING WITH OR WITHOUT AN AGREEMENT, State Bar of Texas Advanced Oil Gas and Mineral Law Course, September 19-20, 1996.

Author, LEASING AND DEVELOPMENT OF SUCCESSIVE INTERESTS, Texas State Bar Section Report of the Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section, September 1996.

Author/Speaker, LEASING AND DEVELOPMENT OF SUCCESSIVE INTERESTS, Permian Basin Association of Division Order Analysts, Monthly Meeting, September 1996.

Author, RESTRICTIONS ON ASSIGNABILITY, Texas Oil & Gas Journal, Fall 1996.

Co-author with Susan R. Richardson, REVOLUTIONS IN THE OIL PATCH, The Texas Lawyer, October 9, 1995.

Author/Speaker, RESTRICTIONS ON ASSIGNABILITY, Energy Law Section, Dallas Bar Association, March 9, 1995.

Author/Speaker, RESTRICTIONS ON ASSIGNABILITY, Energy Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association, August 1994.

Author/Speaker, RESTRICTIONS ON ASSIGNABILITY, Permian Basin Landman's Association of West Texas, October 27, 1994.

Author/Keynote Speaker, ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY IN THE OIL PATCH, Society of Independent Petroleum Earth Scientists (SIPES) Convention, 1992.

Author/Speaker, PAYMENT OF ROYALTY ON UNDER/OVER PRODUCED GAS, Natural Gas Producers Association, 1992.

Author/Speaker, ENVIRONMENTAL/OIL & GAS, Stay Abreast of the Law Seminar: Environmental Law and Oil and Gas Law, Joint Ector/Midland County Bar Associations, November 8, 1991.

Author/Speaker, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AS THEY IMPACT THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY, Natural Gas Producers Association, 1991.

DAVID W. LAURITZEN

M&M Liens: Throwing a Wrench into Oil & Gas Revenue Distribution, Permian Basin Association of Division Order Analysts 2010 Winter Seminar, Odessa, Texas, February 2010

Tied Up in Knots: Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens in the Oil Patch
, Midland and Ector County Bar Associations 10th Annual West Texas Seminar, Odessa, Texas, January 2009

Tied Up in Knots: Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens in the Oil Patch, State Bar of Texas Advanced Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Course, Houston/San Antonio, Texas, September 2008

A Flock of Trouble: Liability under Oil and Gas Joint Operating Agreements after Seagull v. Eland, (Co-Author with Christopher S. Kulander), Texas Wesleyan Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 2, Spring 2008

Hot Topics: The Latest Interpretations of Current Employment Law
, Sterling Educational Services Employment Law Update, Midland, Texas April 2008

A Flock of Trouble – Seagull v. Eland, The Second Annual West Texas Bench Bar Conference, Midland County Bar Association, Ruidoso, New Mexico, September 2007

Nonoperators Beware: The Curious Case Of Seagull V. Eland, Permian Basin Landmen's Association Newsletter, November 2006

Revisiting Oilfield Rules of Contract, with a Discussion of Seagull v. Eland, The First Annual West Texas Bench Bar Conference, Midland County Bar Association, Ruidoso, Texas, September 2006

Rules of Contract: A Look at the Rules of Contract (and Lease) Construction, Oklahoma Bar Review CLE and Oklahoma Energy Law Association Oil & Gas 2006, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April 2006

Rules of Contract: A Look at the Rules of Contract (and Lease) Construction, State Bar of Texas 23rd Annual Advanced Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Course, Houston, Texas, September 2005

FLSA/Wage and Hour Basics – More Important Now than Ever, Sterling Educational Services Practical Applications of Employment Law in Texas, Midland, Texas, January 2005

FLSA Update, Sterling Educational Services Human Resources Law Update in Texas, Midland, Texas, May 2004

The Termination Process, Sterling Educational Services Hiring and Firing: How to Do It Right, Midland, Texas, December 2003

Wage and Hour Update, Sterling Education Services Employment Law Update, Midland, Texas, May 2003

The Wine Corner, Permian Basin Docket Call Magazine, July, 2002

What Do You Mean It's Not Admissible? Some Documentary Evidence Issues from a Defense Perspective, Presented at the Legal Assistants Association/Permian Basin 2002 Spring Seminar, Midland, Texas, April 2002

White Collar Crime in the Oil Patch: Forfeiture, Fines, and Restitution, (Co-Author with Susan R. Richardson), Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Section of Houston Bar Association, Houston, Texas, March 2001

Dual Representation and the Tripartite Relationship in Insurance Defense, Texas Paralegal Journal, Vol. 6, No. 4, Spring, January 2001

Recent Developments with the Age Discrimination in Employment Ac
t, Human Resource Professionals of the Permian Basin, Seventh Annual Employment Update, Midland, Texas, October 2000

The Tripartite Insurance Relationships: Stowers Letters, Kelly Causes of Action, and The Tilley Duty,
Ector County Bar Association, Odessa, Texas, March 2000

White Collar Crime in the Oil Patch: Who Does the Time and Who Pays the Dime?
, (Co-Author with Susan R. Richardson and Ellen House), Midland Texas, February 2000

Disagreeing Over Your Agreement: Figuring Out the Meaning of the Contract and, if Necessary, How to Get Out of It, GPM Gas Seminar, Midland Texas, July 1999

The Legal Assistant's Guide to the Top 10 Changes to the Texas Discovery Rules and The Discovery Rules Outline,  Midland Texas, April 1999

1995 COPAS Accounting Procedure, or It is a Very Hard Undertaking to Seek to Please Everybody, Part 2
, (Co-Authored with Robert C. Bledsoe and Susan R. Richardson), Texas Oil and Gas Law Journal, Vol. 12, No. 3, July 1998

1995 COPAS Accounting Procedure, or It is a Very Hard Undertaking to Seek to Please Everybody, Part 1
, Texas Oil and Gas Law Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2 May 1998

The Ten Mistakes that Employers Make, (Co-Author with Susan R. Richardson), Permian Basin Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, Midland, Texas, August 22, 1998

Identification and Investigation of Sexual Harassment (Co-Author with Susan R. Richardson and Julia), Midland Independent School District, Midland, Texas, June 1997

Day-Time Curfews and Truancy Programs in Texas, Texas State Bar Section Report Juvenile Law, Vol 9, No. 2., June, 1995

TERRY W. RHOADS

Author/Speaker, ETHICS IN THE OIL PATCH -- DILEMMAS FROM PRIOR REPRESENTATION, Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen's 25th Annual Fall Land Institute, November 12 & 13, 1998.

ALBERT SHERMAN

Author/Speaker, Selected Liens Frequently Encountered in the Oil and Gas Industry, North Houston Association of Professional Landmen - Spring Seminar, March 14, 2002.

Author/Speaker, Issues Commonly Encountered in Title Examination, COPAS National Meeting, April 18, 2001.

Author/Speaker, Issues Commonly Encountered in Title Examination, Permian Basin Landmens Association, September 12, 2000.

Author/Speaker, Selected Liens Frequently Encountered in the Oil and Gas Industry, Permian Basin Association of Division Order Analysts, September 15, 1999.

Author, Selected Liens Frequently Encountered in the Oil and Gas Industry, Texas Oil and Gas Law Journal, Volume 13, Number 1, April 1999.

Author/Speaker, SELECTED LIENS FREQUENTLY ENCOUNTERED IN THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY, Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen's 25th Annual Fall Land Institute, November 12 & 13, 1998.

Author/Speaker, Selected Liens Frequently Encountered in the Oil and Gas Industry, Permian Basin Landmens Association - Spring Seminar, May 15, 1998.

W. BRUCE WILLIAMS

Author/Speaker, Premises Liability in the Oil Patch [PDF], 2003

Author/Speaker, Property Owner's/General Contractor's Control and "The Company Man", 2002

Speaker/Author of (Update) Identification and Investigation of Sexual Harassment, 1999

Author/Speaker, Ethical Dilemmas of In-House Counsel, 1995

Author/Speaker, Pursing Error at Trial: State vs. Federal Procedure, 1994