Webinar

Oil & Gas Lending

The energy sector is strong, and the market for oil & gas lenders is too!  This newly-developed, fast-paced webinar will provide a thorough understanding of oil & gas lending, including oil & gas collateral, lending principles and basic financing structures.

The energy industry by its nature is complex, and so are its legal matters.  Businesses that explore, develop, produce, store, market, transport and process energy resources are among the most capital intensive in the world.  The energy sector is strong, and the market for oil & gas lenders is too!  This newly-developed, fast-paced webinar will provide bankers with a thorough understanding of oil & gas lending, including oil & gas collateral, lending principles and basic financing structures. This program is a must for any bank who has or is considering loaning against oil & gas assets.

Highlights

  • Types of oil & gas credit facilities
  • Oil & gas specific provisions in credit agreements
  • Credit agreement covenants, including production reporting-audit capability, maintenance of leases, maintenance of properties to industry standards, hedging and gas imbalances
  • Lender diligence on oil & gas leaseholds, operating and non-operating working interests, overriding royalty interests, and landowner or non-participating royalty interest
  • Land title issues, including the engagement of landmen to search courthouse records and Secretary of State records to bring title forward to present and search for existing liens
  • Conducting a site visit to the borrower’s land department
  • Reviewing oil & gas leases, farmout agreements, joint operating agreements, purchase agreements and other material contracts
  • Environmental issues, including Phase 1 environmental assessments and hydraulic fracturing
  • Regulatory compliance and reserve reviews
  • Other oil & gas financing structures, including volumetric production payments, master limited partnerships, bonds, private equity investment, and joint ventures
  • Agencies overseeing the oil & gas industry, including state regulatory bodies, FERC, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Energy, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Laws effecting oil & gas lending, including state law, the Federal Power Act, the Natural Gas Act of 1938, the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968, the Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1979, the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, and the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act of 1979.

Audience

New and experienced loan officers, credit analysts, loan review and loan administration personnel.

Speakers

Andrews Kurth’s energy practice is consistently recognized among the best in the legal industry, with regular top rankings from Bloomberg, Thomson Financial, Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, The American Lawyer Corporate Scorecard and Best Law Firms by U.S. News and World Report.  The three Andrews Kurth attorneys on our Oil & Gas Lending Webinar faculty are:

Jeff Butler who is a partner in the Business Transactions section.  His practice includes representation of lenders and borrowers in secured lending transactions and project financing and of private and public companies in oil & gas and energy-related mergers and acquisitions. 

Robin Russell who co-chairs Andrews Kurth’s national Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice. She frequently represents creditors and asset purchasers in energy-related bankruptcy proceedings.  She is the author of the TBA’s best-selling Secured Lending Guide, Real Estate Loan Guide and Problem Loan Guide. 

Harve Truskett who is an associate in the Business Transactions section. Harve’s practice focuses on the representation of lenders and borrowers in commercial lending transactions, primarily secured by oil & gas assets and of parties in the acquisition and disposition of energy-related assets.

Credit Information

Institute of Certified Bankers: Visit http://www.icbmembers.org/login.aspx for instructions regarding self-reporting. Estimated credits: 2.5 hours/session CRCM/CLBB.

Pricing

Live Webinar:

Member price: $265.00 | Non member price $530.00

On-Demand Webinar

Member price: $280.00 | Non member price $560.00

Registration

Online: Visit the CBA Webinar Catalog

Mail: Click here and mail completed form with check payable to ConferenceEdge to: (Mail at least 10 days prior to event)

ConferenceEdge
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Phone: Call ConferenceEdge at (877) 988-7526 (credit card payments only)

Please Note:

  • Preferred Payment Method: Online
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