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Utica Shale: Issues in Law, Practice and Policy




Save the date for the Utica Shale Conference: Issues in Law, Practice and Policy.

Presented by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and the College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University.

This 1.5 day conference will provide an overview of the legal issues presented as the State of Ohio and local landowners work within the industry to extract oil and gas from the Utica Shale. The conference will provide an introduction to hydrofracturing and oil and gas leasing. In addition to focusing on original leases, it will address the tax, accounting and estate planning issues that may arise in the context of those leasing relationships. It will address more advanced contracting, including purchase and sale agreements, financing agreements, and joint operating agreements. Finally, it will provide a context for discussing the environmental concerns that have arisen as a result of hydraulic fracturing and the economic development concerns and potential.

Sessions include:
The Shale Revolution
Oil and Gas Leasing 101
Track Sessions throughout both days
Litigation and Legislative Updates
Economic Development Issues and Implications
Oil and Gas Contract

Early-bird pricing available - register before August 24 and save $50.

Agenda:
Thursday, September 13, 2012:
12:00 p.m. Registration
12:45 p.m. Program
5:15 p.m. Adjourn to Networking Reception

Friday, September 14, 2012
8:00 a.m. Registration and Overview of Day One (no CLE)
8:45 a.m. Program
4:45 p.m. Adjourn

CLE Hours: 10.00 hours requested

Pricing:
$175 Registrations before August 24
$225 Registrations after August 24

To register, please sign in or click here to download the conference brochure.

Start Date: Thursday, September 13, 2012
End Date: Friday, September 14, 2012
Coordinators: CLE Department
216-696-2404
Address: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
1801 Euclid Avenue
Moot Court Room
Cleveland, OH 44115
Directions: There are two available parking lots on campus: the South garage, which is located next to the Wolstein Center, and the Student Center garage (underground), located on East 22nd Street. The max rate is $10. There are numerous private lots around campus on Euclid, Prospect and Chester as well. For information on CSU parking, visit http://www.csuohio.edu/services/parking/.

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