Other Attorneys’ Helpful Articles

Oil & Gas Topics:
1. “Oil and Gas Title Opinion Basics,” by Rhonda J. McLean, OCRPLA (April 2015)

2. “Oil and Gas Lease Cancellations: Production in Paying Quantities,” by Munson – Ritter at Cleverdon Seminar Presentation (2014)

3. “Preparing Title Opinions in the Digital Age,” by Donald F. Heath, Jr., Presentation at Mineral Lawyers Society of Oklahoma City (Oct. 18, 2012)

4. “Basis of Opinions, Types of Opinions, and Layout of Opinions,” by Allen D. Cummings, Rocky Mt. Min. L. Fdn., Paper no. 3 (2012)

5. “Oil and Gas Title Due Diligence,” by John Lee, Rocky Mt. Min. L. Fdn., Paper no. 7, Vol. 48, No. 2 (2011)

6. “Construction of Instruments Creating Interests in Oil and Gas,” by Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., Kuntz Law of Oil and Gas, Ch. 16 (2011)

7. The Oil and Gas Lease In Oklahoma- A Primer- by Ryan A Ray- 80 Oklahoma Bar Journal 1031- 2009

8. “The Continuing Problem of ‘Other Minerals’: Oklahoma Needs a Uniform Rule of Construction,” by Sharon J. Bell, 56 Oklahoma Bar Journal 2919 (1985)

9. “Determining Mineral Ownership in Texas After Moser v. United States Steel Corp. The Surface Destruction Nightmare Continues,” by David A. Scott, 17 St. Mary’s L. J. 185 (1985)

10. “Texas Reexamines the Meaning of ‘Minerals’: Moser v. United States Steel Corp.,” by Paul D. Newton, 19 Tulsa Law Journal 448 (1984)

11. “Oil & Gas: Retroactive Application of Oklahoma’s Statutory Pugh Clause?” By David D. Hunt, II, 53 Oklahoma Bar Journal 487 (Feb. 27, 1982)

12. “What Surface is Mineral and What Mineral is Surface,” by Don Emery, 12 Oklahoma Law Review 499 (1959)

Surface and General Real Estate Topics:
1. “Indian Land Reform: Justice for All? An Examination of Property Laws Pertaining to the Five Tribes Indians and a New Call for Reform,” by Melissa Cottle, 39 Okla. City University Law Review 71 (Spring 2014)

2. “Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Heath: Heightened Pleadings Standards Dressed in Standing Garb,” by  Tami Jo Hines, 38 Oklahoma City University Law Review 269 (Summer 2013)

3. “What You Need to Know About New HB 2639: The ‘Non-testamentary Transfer of Property Act,'” by Julie Bushyhead, 80 Oklahoma Bar Journal 33 (2009)

4. “Before the Bulldozer Comes: An Eminent Domain Guide for the Landowner,” by Dennis Box and Audrey Blank, 72 Oklahoma Bar Journal 2365 (August 11, 2001)

5. “Attorney Lien Claimed: Is It Worth the Paper It is Written On?,” by Jon D. Starr, 71 Oklahoma Bar Journal 619 (March 11, 2000)

6. “‘Fatally Flawed’: State Court Approval of Conveyances by Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes — Time for Legislative Reform,” by Tim Vollmann and M. Sharon Blackwell, 25 Tulsa Law Journal 1 (Fall 1989)

7. “Overview of Oklahoma Condemnation Procedure,” by Stephen P. Gray, 60 Oklahoma Bar Journal 1859 (July 29, 1989)

8. “The Constitutionality of the Marketable Record Title Act,” by John Terry Bado and Barbara K. Bado, 56 Oklahoma Bar Journal 1721 (1983)

9. “Contract for Deed — A Practical Prohibition,” by Charles Ming, 54 Oklahoma Bar Journal 3001 (1983)

10. “Reservations in Warranty Deeds,” by Beverly K. Scribner, Oklahoma Bar Journal 2005 (1983)

11. “Ownership and Conveyancing of Land by Joint Adventures Within the State of Oklahoma,” by Richard Cleverdon, 52 Oklahoma Bar Journal 2137 (Sept. 26, 1981)

12. “Indian Land Law – Some Fundamental Concepts for the Title Examiner,” by A.F. Ringold, 10 Tulsa Law Journal 321 (1975)

13. “The Oklahoma Marketable Record Title Act,” by John F. Hicks, 9 Tulsa Law Journal 68 (1973)

14. “An Introduction to Oklahoma’s First Comprehensive Land Title Simplification Law,” by G.D. Ashabranner, 14 Oklahoma Law Review  516 (1961)

To obtain a copy of any of these articles, please contact me at kqe@meehoge.com.