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October 17, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

Willie G's
1640 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027

Members: FREE
Non-members: FREE

Overview (Program Summary)

ACC Houston Energy Practice Group CLE
Recent Developments in Lease Drafting/Interpretation & How to Motivate Customers to Pay Your Invoices

Join us for lunch to learn about recent developments in lease drafting and interpretation, and the struggle between operators and royalty owners over costs. Also learn about the power of the Texas mineral lien statute in encouraging prompt payment of outstanding invoices, including when and how to file a mineral lien, what the lien covers, and how to foreclose to ensure payment. 

Please note that the valet parking will be complimentary for this event.


Scott Ellis, Partner, Foley Gardere
Rhonda Weiner, Partner, Foley Gardere


Scott Ellis, Partner, Foley Gardere
Rhonda Weiner, Partner, Foley Gardere


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Credits: 1.0 Hours CLE
State: TX

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Foley Gardere
Foley & Lardner LLP


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