Day 1 | Thursday, September 12, 2013

7:45 Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

9:00 Bolstering Defense Strategies in Lease Termination Suits

10:00 Morning Coffee Break

10:15 Spotlight Keynote: The Judicial Perspective on Trying “Traditional” Oil and Gas Cases: Lease Terminations, Royalty Disputes, Conflicts over JOAs, Environmental Contamination, and More

11:00 Minimizing Liability in Disputes over Water and Surface Rights Arising from Horizontal Drilling Activities

12:15 Networking Lunch for Speakers and Delegates

1:30 Litigating Royalty Disputes: Crafting Defense Strategies for Cases with Unsettled and Conflicting Laws

2:30 Afternoon Coffee Break

2:45 In-House Panel: Complex Litigation Challenges and Strategies

4:15 Litigation Update on Recent Court Decisions Resolving Issues under Oil and Gas Industry Contract

5:15 Conference Concludes