Energy Law

Protecting a Non-Operator’s Interest when Negotiating a JOA

Recorded Webinar

Registration Open

MCLE Credit is available

Duration: 60 minutes

MCLE Credit is available for this webinar.

IEL: +1.972.244.3421
Fax: +1.972.244.3401


Non-operators and the operator share revenue and liabilities, they also have distinct interests.  This webinar will discuss the issues that non-operators should consider addressing in a joint operating agreement, including

  • Exculpatory clause language
  • Assignments by the operator
  • Change in control of operator
  • Removal and replacement of operator
  • Potential limits on the pace of development
  • Parties’ right to information and access

Duration: 60 minutes

MCLE Credit available for this webinar.


Keith B. Hall
Director of Mineral Law Institute
Campanile Charities Professor of Energy Law
LSU Law Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Miles Prillaman
Executive Counsel, Upstream Commercial & Operations
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Spring, TX 


  • $25 Non-member
  • $0 IEL Member

MCLE Credit

Texas Course Number 174065733. This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1 credit hour, of which no credit hours will apply to ethics/professional responsibility credit. The IEL will not be filing this course with any state or country CLE/CPD organization apart from the State Bar of Texas, and attendees must make their own enquiries with their own regulatory organization as to whether the uniform certificate of attendance provided on completion of this course will be recognized by that body for MCLE purposes.

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