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Monday, November 30, 2020
11:00 am – 3:30 pm CST (including two 10-min. breaks)

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Development of Model Joint Operating Agreements E. Wilhelm

Examining parties and interests involved
Process for developing oil and gas wells
Reviewing other agreements involved in the development process
Exploration agreements
Participation agreements
Historical development of American Association of Professional Landmen’s
Model Form Operating Agreement 610 (2015)

Reviewing the 2015 AAPL Model Form Agreement T. Dowd

When to use the form
Exhibits Interests of the parties
Operator Expenditures and liability of parties
Acquisition, maintenance or transfer of interest
International Revenue Code election
Claims and lawsuits
Force majeure
Notice and terms of agreement
Compliance with laws and regulations

Handling Ethical Issues in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production K. Anspaugh

Conflicts of interest
Maintaining accurate records

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4.0 CEUs (1.0 Ethics)

Professional Engineers
4.0 PDHs (1.0 Ethics)

Texas Attorneys
4.0 CLE Hours (1.0 Ethics)
TBLS: 4.0 Hours –
Oil, Gas and Mineral

California Attorneys
4.0 CLE Hours (1.0 Ethics)

New York Attorney
4.5 CLE Hours (1.0 Ethics)

North Dakota Attorneys
4.0 CLE Hours (1.0 Ethics)

Oklahoma Attorneys
5.0 CLE Hours (1.0 Ethics)

Pennsylvania Attorneys
CLE Pending


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public. The American Association of Professional Landmen has
approved this course for 3.0 RL, RPL or CPL recertification CEUs and 1.0 Ethics credits.

This course offers 4.0 PDHs (1.0 ethics) to professional engineers licensed in all states. HalfMoon
Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider
No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No.
24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed
an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers via its registration with the
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner
§68.14(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

HalfMoon Education is an approved CLE sponsor for California attorneys (No. 8306), and this
course offers 4.0 CLE hours (1.0 ethics).

This course is approved for 4.0 CLE hours (1.0 ethics) for Texas attorneys, which includes 4.0
specialization hours in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law.

HalfMoon Education is certified by the New York State CLE Board as an Accredited Provider of CLE programs*.
This traditional format course offers 3.5 Areas of Professional Practice CLE hours and 1.0 ethics hour, which are appropriate for experienced attorneys.

The North Dakota State Bar Association has approved this course for 4.0 CLE credits including 1.0
Ethics credit.

The Oklahoma MCLE Commission has approved this course for 5.0 CLE hours, including 1.0 Ethics hours for attorney.

HalfMoon Education has applied for course approval for Pennsylvania attorneys, which is pending.
Updates will be posted under this course listing.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to
prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple
attempts allowed).


Karen Ansapugh


Ms. Anspaugh is a member of the firm’s Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group. She has assisted oil and gas producers for 19 years and has drafted over 1,000 drilling and division order title opinions. Ms. Anspaugh also assists operators with regulatory matters, such as permitting and petitions, and facilitates leasehold acreage acquisitions and contract and assignment negotiations. She is admitted to practice law in Indiana, Michigan, and Missouri. Ms. Anspaugh received her J.D. from the University of Tulsa. She is a member of the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation; the American Association of Petroleum Landmen; the Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Michigan Oil and Gas Associations; and the Indiana, Indianapolis and Michigan Bar Associations.

Timothy C. Dowd Timothy C. Dowd

Attorney with Elias, Books, Brown & Nelson, P.C., Oklahoma City, OK
Mr. Dowd’s primary area of practice is oil and gas law, including the rendering of title opinions, litigation, and drafting and negotiation of industry contracts. He has vast experience in oil and gas title examination, transactions and civil litigation representing oil and gas clients for over 25 years. Mr. Dowd has represented international and independent oil and gas companies and individuals. Additionally, he has been a noted lecturer at over 100 seminars and CLE presentations. Mr. Dowd is a past president of the Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society as well as past chairman of the Oklahoma Bar Association Mineral Law Section. He is also a member of the legal committee of Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, the Advisory Counsel to the Marginal Well Commission of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Advisory Committee for the Center for Environment and Energy. Mr. Dowd is also the author of the chapter on oil and gas titles in West Publishing Company’s Oklahoma Real Estate Forms and Practice.

Edward Wilhelm

Wilhelm Law Firm

Wilhelm Law FirmMr. Wilhelm is licensed to practice law in Texas, Louisiana, and North Dakota. Mr. Wilhelm focuses his practice on oil and gas law, probate, wills and estate planning, commercial litigation, and representation of foreign businesses that invest in oil and gas activities. His oil and gas work focuses on the real estate side (oil and gas title examinations, acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas interests, due diligence, and commercial negotiations). Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Wilhelm worked as a petroleum landman in over 15 Texas counties. Mr. Wilhelm earned his J.D. degree from the Tulane University Law School in New Orleans.

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