OIL AND GAS LAW
Martin & Kramer, Oil and Gas Cases and Materials - 9th Edition 2011 ("Martin")
Class "Assignments and Outline" together with "Handout Materials" will be
provided in class.
A. Characteristics of Oil and Gas:
Read generally pp. 1-16 in Martin.
B. The Rule of Capture and Correlative Rights:
Read Ellif v. Texon Drilling Co. pp. 16-23 and Notes 1, 4, 8, 11 and 12
that follow in Martin and commentary on State Regulation and
Modification of the Rule of Capture pp. 28-30 in Martin.
C. Subsurface Storage of Gas:
Read Northern Natural Gas Co. v. L.D. Drilling, Inc. pp. 30-37 in Martin.