Kuntz, A Treatise on the Law of Oil and Gas

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Increasingly cited by courts in oil and gas producing states, this treatise provides an exhaustive survey of oil and gas conveyancing and operations, with citations to authorities that help attorneys find a quick answer or case on point. Included is a detailed examination of:

Insurance in connection with use and storage of oil and gas.
Implied covenants and duties created by the oil and gas lease.
Lease transfers and interests commonly carved out of leases in modern business transactions.
Governmental regulation (by municipalities, counties, states and the federal government)
regarding the leasing and sale of public land; securities; and the production, sale and transportation of
oil and gas.

In addition, special volumes contain helpful research material: Volume Six, grouped by subject, includes oil and gas related statutes from all oil producing states; and Volume Seven offers necessary forms for transactions such as leases, unitization and operating agreements, a Table of Cases, and General Index.

The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

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Table of Contents

 Volume One




Foreword

Preface

Preface to First Edition

Chapter 1: Historical And Technical Background
Chapter 2: Ownership of Oil And Gas
Chapter 3: Oil And Gas as a Separate Estate
Chapter 4: Rights of Owners of Oil And Gas Among Themselves
Chapter 5: Co-ownership in Oil And Gas Rights
Chapter 6: Partition
Chapter 7: Rights of Mineral Fee Owners Owning Less Than a Fee Simple Absolute
Chapter 8: Rights of Owners of Life Estates And The Complementary Future Interests
Chapter 9: Rights of Owners Owning Less Than a Freehold Estate
Chapter 10: Adverse Possession of Oil And Gas Rights
Chapter 11: Unlawful Extraction And Conversion of Oil or Gas
Chapter 12: Other Interference With Oil And Gas Rights
Chapter 13: Transfers of Interests in Oil And Gas
Chapter 14: Reservations And Exceptions Section
Chapter 15: Various Interests Which May Be Created in Oil And Gas
Chapter 16: Construction of Instruments Creating Interests in Oil And Gas
Chapter 17: Application of The Rule Against Perpetuities

 Volume Two

Chapter 18: Nature of The Modern Oil And Gas Lease
Chapter 19: Contracts For Execution or Assignment of Oil And Gas Lease
Chapter 19a: Contracts Used in Exploration And Development
Chapter 20: Power to Grant an Oil And Gas Lease
Chapter 21: Effect of Dates in Oil And Gas Lease-computation of Time
Chapter 22: Formal Requirements of Oil And Gas Lease
Chapter 23: The Granting Clause of an Oil And Gas Lease
Chapter 24: The Granting Clause-substances Covered And Incidental Rights
Chapter 25: Remedies For Protection of Lessees Interest
Chapter 26: The Habendum Clause

 Volume Three

Chapter 27: Drilling Clause of Oil And Gas Lease-evolution, Purpose, Effect, and Construction
Chapter 28: Drilling Clause of Oil and Gas Lease- Special Provisions for Drilling
Chapter 29: Drilling Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-distinctions Between "Unless" and "Or" Types of Drilling Clauses
Chapter 30: Drilling Clause of Oil and Gas Lease- Modifications of "Unless" Type of Drilling Clause Chapter 31 Drilling Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-modifications of "Or" Type of Drilling Clause
Chapter 32: Drilling Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-distinction Between "Commencement" and "Completion" Types of Drilling, Clauses
Chapter 33: Drilling Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-performance by Drilling
Chapter 34: Drilling Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-payment of Delay Rentals
Chapter 35: Drilling Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-effect of Transfers
Chapter 36: Drilling Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-equitable Considerations
Chapter 37: Reciprocal Relation of Drilling Clause and Other Clauses
Chapter 38: the Royalty Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-in General
Chapter 39: the Royalty Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-royalty on Oil
Chapter 40: the Royalty Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-royalty on Gas
Chapter 41: the Royalty Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-royalty on Minerals Other than Oil or Gas
Chapter 42: the Royalty Clause of Oil and Gas Lease-payment of Royalty
Chapter 43: Effect of Acceptance of Royalty Payments on Lessors Right to Challenge the Lease
Chapter 44: the Royalty Clause of Oil and Gas Lease!remedies of Lessor
Chapter 45: Reciprocal Relation of Royalty Clause and Other Clauses

 Volume Four

Chapter 46: Shut-in Royalty Clauses
Chapter 47: Special Clauses for Preserving the Lease by Operations
Chapter 48: Special Clauses for Unit Operation of Lease
Chapter 49: Common Special Clauses That Restrict Operating Rights of Lessee
Chapter 50: Common Special Clauses That Increase Operating--Rights of Lessee
Chapter 51: Special Clauses--Relating to Transfers of Title
Chapter 52: Special Clauses and Implied Covenants Relating to Lessors Title
Chapter 53: Miscellaneous Special Clauses

 Volume Five

Chapter 54: Implied Covenants-nature of Doctrine
Chapter 55: Implied Covenants-classification And Application
Chapter 56: Implied Covenants-lessors Duties
Chapter 57: Duty to Drill an Exploratory Well
Chapter 58: Duty to Drill Additional Development Wells
Chapter 59: Duty of Diligent And Proper Operation
Chapter 60: Duty to Market The Product
Chapter 61: Duty to Protect Against Drainage
Chapter 62: Duty of Further Exploration
Chapter 63: Lease Transfers-creation of Nonoperating Interests
Chapter 64: Lease Transfers
Chapter 65: Governmental Regulation-interstate Compact
Chapter 66: Federal Regulation
Chapter 67: Leasing of Federal Public Lands And Indian Lands
Chapter 68: Municipal Regulation
Chapter 69: County Regulation
Chapter 70: State Regulation in General
Chapter 71: Liability For Violation of State Regulations
Chapter 72: Ownership And Leasing of State Lands
Chapter 73: State Regulation of Securities
Chapter 74: State Regulation of Field Operations
Chapter 75: State Regulation of Natural Gas
Chapter 76: State Regulation of Oil
Chapter 77: State Regulation of Density of Drilling
Chapter 78: Statutory Unitization

 Volume 7

Part 1 - Forms
Part 2 - Table of Cases and Index