Thursday, March 23, 2023 - Friday, March 24, 2023

LSU's Mineral Law Institute is the second oldest energy law program in the country and the oldest program to retain "Mineral Law" in its title. It is focused on oil & gas as well as mineral rights.

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Registration Fees:

Full Conference (12.5 hrs):

$415 ($465 after March 9)

Day 1 (Thursday) Only (6.5):

$270 ($320 after March 9)

Day 2 (Friday) Only (6.0): 

$240 ($290 after March 9)

Ethics & Professionalism Only (1 hr each):

$45 each


12.5 CLE credits in LA, TX, and MS
10.5 RL, RPL, or CPL credits and 2.0 Ethics Credits for AAPL landmen
**This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education requirements for attorneys and paralegals in the following specialty fields: Oil, Gas and Mineral Law (12.5 hrs.)

Conference Schedule

Thursday, March 23, 2023
8:00 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration/Check-in Table Open 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMHot Breakfast Buffet Included 
8:20 AM - 8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks 
8:30 AM - 9:30 AMRecent Developments in Mineral LawMs. Madeleine E. Breaux - Kean Miller, LLP
9:30 AM - 10:30 AMRights of Riparian Owners on Rivers, Lakes, and the Gulf: Who Owns What Where? Professor Ronald J. Scalise Jr. - Tulane Law School
10:45 AM - 11:45 AMWhat Roles, if Any, Do Civility and Ethics Have in Negotiations?Michael H Rubin - McGlinchey Stafford
11:45 AM - 1:00 PMHot Buffet Lunch Included 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMMineral and Royalty Acquisitions in the Louisiana Haynesville ShaleMr. Joseph C. Giglio III - Randazzo Giglio & Bailey LLC
2:15 PM - 3:15 PMOperating in the Haynesville With and Without a JOA-Including under the Revised & Expanded Risk Charge StatuteMr. Thomas G Smart - Onebane Law Firm
3:30 PM - 4:15 PMThe Accommodation Doctrine: Current Status and Potential ComplicationsMr. Jasper Mason - Marathon Oil Company
4:15 PM - 5:00 PMGulf of Mexico Recent DevelopmentsMs. Kathleen L. Doody - Liskow & Lewis, APLC
Mr. Anthony C. Marino - Liskow & Lewis, APLC
5:00 PM - 8:00 PMAttendee Reception sponsored by Liskow & Lewis 
Friday, March 24, 2023
8:00 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration/Check-in Table Open 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMHot Breakfast Buffet Included 
8:30 AM - 9:30 AMDon’t Bury Your Head in the Sand! Know and Avoid Lapses of ProfessionalismHon. John Michael Guidry - Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal
9:30 AM - 10:30 AMLegacy Litigation UpdateMr. Victor L. Marcello - Talbot, Carmouche & Marcello
Ms. Kelly Brechtel Becker - Liskow & Lewis, APLC
10:45 AM - 11:45 AMThe Potential for Conflicts between CCS Projects and Mineral ExtractionProfessor Joseph A. Schremmer - University of New Mexico School of Law
11:45 AM - 12:45 PMHot Buffet Lunch Included 
12:45 PM - 1:45 PMDevelopments in Carbon Capture and StorageMrs. Colleen C Jarrott - Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP
Mr. Stephen H Lee - Department of Natural Resources - Office of Conservation
Mr. Jamie S. Manuel - Louisiana Department of Natural Resources/Office of Mineral Resources
Mr. Tyler P Gray - Louisiana Department of Energy and Natural Resources
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM2023 Pipeline Legal Issues and UpdatesMr. Terrence K. Knister - Gordon, Arata, Montgomery, Barnett, McCollam, Duplantis and Eagan, LLC
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMImplied Duties Under Oil and Gas LeasesMr. Michael B Donald - Jones Walker LLP
Professor Keith B. Hall - LSU Law Center

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Conference Location

Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
United States

Overnight Accommodations

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If you are unable to secure a room, or if the deadline has passed, pleased call Matt Blume at 225.388.5731 to request accommodations within the group.

General Information

Conference Materials

PDF materials will be emailed to you and available for download approximately one week before the conference.  Because neither internet access nor electrical outlets are guaranteed, we suggest that you either print or save the PDF materials to your mobile device, and fully charge your batteries before the conference. You may also opt to pay for a bound, hard copy of the materials during registration which will be available for pick-up at check-in. This option must be selected during registration by Thursday, March 9, 2023. Copies will not be available after this date nor on-site.

Walk-in registrations will receive instructions to download the PDF materials. Please be prepared with a mobile device and data plan in case there is no Wi-Fi at the venue.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests must be received in our office in writing no later than Thursday, March 9, 2023 to receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee. Requests may be emailed to


Additional Information

Special accommodations for accessibility
Indicate your accommodations request during registration or email with your requests or questions. Please submit such requests by
Thursday, March 9, 2023.

Video and audio recording are prohibited. Selected portions of this conference may be rebroadcast or available on-demand after the conference.


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