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2019 Eastern Kansas Oil & Gas Law Conference
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2019 Eastern Kansas Oil & Gas Law Conference

When: Friday, August 23, 2019
Check in begins at 8:00 am. Seminar is from 8:30 am until 3:15 pm (Lunch is provided)
Where: United States
Contact: Amanda Kohlman

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2019 Eastern Kansas Oil & Gas Law Conference
Friday, August 23, 2019
Holiday Inn Express
3401 Blue Comet Dr.
Chanute, KS  66720

8:30 a.m.     Check-in & Registration

9:00 a.m.     Liens and Litigation: A Guide to Oil Field Collections
Michael Baxter, Jeter Law Firm, Jeter Turner Sook Baxter LLP, Hays                 
This presentation discusses various methods to help service companies and operators collect unpaid invoices and joint interest billings. Specific topics include statutory liens, contractual liens, joint operating agreement provisions, foreclosure, and civil litigation.

9:50 a.m.     Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Overriding Royalties (But Were Afraid to Ask)
Tyler Turner, Jeter Law Firm, Jeter Turner Sook Baxter LLP, Hays
This presentation will be a summary of the history of overriding royalties in Kansas and the issues that arise from their creation, assignment and extinguishment.

10:40 a.m.   Break

10:50 a.m.   Considerations in Solar Electricity Leasing and Generation
Jonathan Schlatter, Morris Laing Evans Brock & Kennedy, Chtd., Wichita
Roger Theis, Morris Laing Evans Brock & Kennedy, Chtd., Wichita 
This portion of the seminar will cover issues and considerations in solar farm lease agreements and considerations in end-user commercial and retail solar generation.  The topic will include a discussion of common lease terms and the state of Kansas law on land use and development applicable to solar farms.

11:40 p.m.   Lunch (provided) Keynote Speaker: Susan Duffy, KCC Commissioner

1:00 p.m.   Subsurface Trespass and Oil & Gas Development
Professor David Pierce, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka 
Professor Pierce will examine subsurface trespass issues associated with oil and gas development. He will discuss the law governing the        cross-boundary migration of injectants associated with operations for: waste disposal, enhanced recovery,  carbon sequestration,  gas storage, and hydraulic fracturing. Also examined are easement and trespass issues associated with well bore placement and the Texas Supreme Court’s controversial decision in Lightning Oil Co. v. Anadarko E&P Onshore LLC.

1:50 p.m.    Probate Procedure and Notice Issues Affecting Oil and Gas Interests
Lane Palmateer, Law Office of Lane R. Palmateer, Wichita
Palmateer will present on the process to probate or administer an estate, focusing on notice (due process) issues, and proceedings to pass title to real property in and out of the state and county, including a few title issues that can arise in this context."                   

2:40 p.m.   Break

2:50 p.m.   Dirty Litigation Tactics: The Line Between Zealous Advocacy and Obstruction
Jeffrey A. Wilson, Hinkle Law Firm LLC, Wichita
Anyone who has litigated has most likely encountered frustration with opposing counsel during discovery.  They have also probably found themselves wondering whether they need to produce a document, or whether they can properly object and withhold it.  This presentation will examine the difference between zealously advocating for your client and using discovery in an improper manner. This presentation will cover KRPC 3.4, 4.1, 4.4, 8.4, and the preamble to the KRPC.

3:15 p.m.   Adjourned

Registration Information

Lunch is included in registration fee 
EKOGA/KIOGA Member Registration     $210
KBA OGM Law Section Member     $210
KBA YLS Section Member     $220
KBA Member Registration     $240
Non-member Registration     $330
Paralegal Registration     $180 
Student Registration     $25

Paper Materials (Optional)     $30

You are cordially invited to attend the PRE-CLE Reception
Thursday, August 23, 2019
Holiday Inn Express
3401 Blue Comet Dr.
Chanute, KS 66720
6 - 7:30 PM
(Please choose the I plan to attend option on the registration)

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