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Seminars & Publications

Publications

John Pike spoke on “Document Recording and the Kansas Title Standards” – Annual Meeting of the Kansas Register of Deeds Association, Inc., September 13, 2016.

John Pike spoke on “Title Curative and Recording Issues” – Mid-America Association of Division Order Analysts, August 24, 2016.

Steven Gough spoke on the Voluntary Pooling Issues” using as a case study the decision in Frank v. Palomino Petroleum, Inc., Case No. 07-CV-6, District Court, Ness County, Kansas (June 13, 2005) –  Oil and Gas Conservation Law and Practice seminar, August 20, 2016.

Steven Gough spoke and presented a paper on “Current Developments in Ad Valorem Taxation of Oil & Gas Leases, Timely Topics on Oil & Gas Law” – Wichita Bar Association, February 12th, 2016.

Steven Gough spoke and presented a paper on “C12’s Application to Form a Compulsory Unit Using CO2 Injection– or when is Unitization Not Compulsory under Kansas Law?” 40th annual KBA/KIOGA Oil & Gas Conference, October 16th, 2015.

John Pike spoke and presented a paper on “Abstracting of Mineral Instruments,” Kansas Loan Title Association, 2015.

Steven Gough spoke and presented a paper on “Contracts and Transfers by the Oil & Gas Lessee,” Wichita Bar Association CLE, 2014.

John Pike spoke and presented a paper on “Recording Issues,” Kansas Bar Association/KIOGA Annual Meeting, 2014.

John Pike lectured and presented a paper on “Oil and Gas Title Examinations,” Washburn University, Topeka, KS, 2012/2014.

John Pike presented a paper entitled Lesser Prairie Chicken Conservation Plan Memo, 2014.

John Pike spoke and presented a paper on “Oil and Gas Law,” Wichita Bar Association, 2009/2013

John Pike spoke and presented a paper on “Compulsory Unitization,” Mid America Association of Division Order Analysts, 2013.

John Pike spoke and presented a paper on “Quieting Title in Kansas,” American Convention of Petroleum Landowners, 2012.

Steven Gough spoke and presented a paper on “Oil Producers v. Wind Producers,” KBA/KIOGA 36th Annual Oil & Gas Conference, October 2011.

John Pike spoke and presented a paper on “Oil and Gas Documents,” Kansas Register of Deeds Association, 2011.

John Pike spoke and presented a paper on “Oil and Gas Law for the General Practitioner,” Wichita Bar Association, 2011.

Steven Gough spoke and presented a paper on “The Continuing Role of Implied Covenant Law in Developing Leased Land,” Washburn University School of Law, The Future of Oil & Gas Jurisprudence II, a Symposium, October 2009.

Steven Gough spoke and presented a paper on “3-D Seismic Exploration under the Oil and Gas Lease,” KBA/KIOGA Oil & Gas Seminar 2006.

John Pike presented a paper on “Title Curative Issues in Kansas,” Mid-America Association of Division Order Analysts, St. Louis, MO, 2005.

Alan Pfaff co-authored a chapter entitled “Civil Rights Act of 1871 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983),” KBA Employment Law Handbook, 2000.

Steven Gough spoke and presented a paper on “Tortious Interference with Contracts,” Wichita Bar Association CLE 1985.

Steven Gough authored “The Voidability of Interested Director Contracts Under the Kansas Corporation Code,” 24 K.L.R. 655, 663 (1976).

Seminars

The attorneys at Withers, Gough, Pike, & Pfaff, LLC regularly present at continuing legal education (CLE) seminars for members of the practicing bar and the community.  Below is a list of the firm’s seminar presentations:

2016 – Steve Gough presented on “Current Developments in Ad Valorem Taxation of Oil & Gas Leases, Timely Topics on Oil & Gas Law,” Wichita Bar Association, February 12th, 2016.

2015 – Steve Gough presented on “C12’s Application to Form a Compulsory Unit Using CO2 Injection – or when is Unitization Not Compulsory under Kansas Law?” 40th annual KBA/KIOGA Oil & Gas Conference, October 16th, 2015.

2014 – Steve Gough delivered a presentation at a Wichita CLE seminar about Advanced Oil & Gas Law for the Kansas Lawyer. Steve presented on contracts and transfers by oil and gas lessees. Joe Schremmer moderated the CLE.

2011 – Steven D. Gough submitted a paper and spoke at the KBA/KIOGA 36th Annual Oil & Gas Conference held on October 21, 2011 in Wichita, Kansas, on the topic of “Oil Producers v. Wind Producers

2011 – John G. Pike submitted a paper and spoke at the KBA/KIOGA 36th Annual Oil and Gas Conference held on October 21, 2011, in Wichita, Kansas, on the topic of “Division Orders:  Keeping Purchasers Happy and Getting Paid on Time.

2009 – Steven D. Gough spoke at The Future Course of Oil & Gas Jurisprudence II, a Symposium, at the Washburn University School of Law on October 3, 2009 on the topic of:  “The Continuing Role of Implied Covenant Law in Developing Leased Lands.”

2006 – Alan Pfaff spoke on “Kansas Automobile Insurance Law” at a continuing legal education seminar sponsored by the Wichita Bar Association.

2005 – Alan Pfaff spoke on “Excess Insurance Liability Issues” at an Automobile Insurance continuing legal education seminar sponsored by the Wichita Bar Association.

2003 – Alan Pfaff spoke at an Insurance Industry program on Representing Insurance Companies in Suspected Fraudulent Arson Claims.

2001 – Alan Pfaff presented “Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire: Legal Issues in Fire Loss Insurance Claims” as part of a Continuing Legal Education seminar sponsored by the Wichita Bar Association.

2001 – Alan Pfaff spoke on “Case Law Update of § 1983” as part of a Continuing Legal Education seminar sponsored by the Wichita Bar Association.