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April Webinar | Oil and Gas Deed Interpretation with Lance Joiner

  • 04/11/2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom
  • 39


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ATX-ALTA's April 2024 Webinar

Oil and gas deed interpretation

featuring Guest Speaker

Lance Joiner

Partner, Ray, Feighny & Harlte PLLC

CPLTA Credit  | CDOA Credit


In this webinar, Lance Joiner will cover interpretation issues such as legal ambiguity, canons of construction, elements of the mineral estate, mineral and royalty labels, fixed and fractional NPRIs, the Estate Misconception, double and restated fractions, and Duhig considerations.

Lance’s practice focuses on advising clients in a variety of upstream and midstream energy matters, including acquisitions and divestitures of producing and nonproducing assets; mineral and leasehold ownership disputes; interpretation and drafting of deeds, oil and gas leases, assignments, and various industry agreements; title curative procedures; pooling; PSA/Allocation Wells; regulatory issues; and negotiation and drafting of geothermal energy leases and carbon sequestration agreements.

He has drafted and reviewed hundreds of title opinions, including acquisition, drilling, division order, and supplemental title opinions. He has managed teams of attorneys working in conjunction with landmen, division order analysts, and in-house counsel to conduct extensive title examination and transactional due diligence.

Prior to practicing law, Lance earned his B.A. in Government from The University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. from South Texas College of Law. Following law school, he worked as a petroleum landman and as an attorney with two highly recognized Houston-based oil and gas law firms.  He is licensed to practice law in Texas, Ohio, and Nebraska, is Board Certified in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, was named a Texas Super Lawyer (2022 and 2023), and was named a Houstonia Magazine Top Lawyer in Houston (2021).

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