Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, December 5th

  • 1.  Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, December 5th

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    The Ethics of Oil and Gas Lease Negotiation A Streaming Event (FLYER ATTACHED)

    60 Minute Ethics Presentation by Professor John Dzienkowski, followed by Question and Answer Session with the Speaker
    Do attorneys and landmen have a duty of good faith and fair dealing in negotiating oil and gas leases? What must be offered before commencing a compulsory pooling action? Is it ethical to sell produced hydrocarbons in non-armslength transactions? These questions and many others will be considered to guide oil and gas professionals on how to ethically negotiate a lease and prevent any disputes down the road, with references to the ABA Model Rules and the AAPL Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

    JOHN S. DZIENKOWSKI is the John F. Sutton, Jr. Chair in Lawyering and the Legal Process and a Professor of Law at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas. John served as a judicial law clerk for Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Joseph Sneed (1983-84) and for District of Massachusetts Judge Robert Keeton (1984-85). John began his teaching career at Tulane Law School in New Orleans and joined the Texas faculty in 1988. John teaches and writes in the areas of professional responsibility of lawyers, real property, international energy transactions, and oil and gas taxation. He was the recipient of the Texas Exes Faculty Teaching Award at the Law School in 2005 and is a four-term member of the drafting committee of the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination. John has authored and edited numerous books and articles on a variety of legal ethics and natural resource topics.




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