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Monthly Luncheons

PBADOA meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at the Midland Country Club. (Meetings will break from the monthly luncheons over the summer and meet back in September.) Members and guests enjoy a delicious meal and an educational teaching from a local oil and gas expert. Please contact us if you would like to join us for one of our meetings ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).  


TOPIC: Relinquishment Act Land and Leasing

SPEAKER: Bryce Cason, RPL, Landman, Concho Resources Inc. 

TOPIC: Relinquishment Act Land and Leasing

SPEAKER: Bryce Cason, RPL, Landman, Concho Resources Inc.

On May 15th Jack A. Najarian, Associate Attorney with Todd, Barron, Thomason, Hudman & Baxter, P.C.. Mr. Najarian spoke on "Division Order Laws Under the Texas Natural Resources Code". His presentation was very insightful as to the Title Attorney perspective of the Division Order laws. An update was also given on the DO law in the Texas which was being considered by the state senate. The bill still shows as pending in the Texas Legislature's website. We will relay information as it becomes available.


*PBADOA Members: The Presentation is now available on our Members-Only Page. Thank you. 

 PBADOA will not be meeting during the months of June-August but please join us for our September 18th meeting.   


We had a great turn-out and presentation for our February 20th Luncheon. Our speaker, John L. Kennedy, Vice President and CFO of LPC Crude Oil did an excellent job presenting the topic of "Crude Oil Marketing and Transportation". Thank you Mr. Kennedy!
Feb 2013 


Our first luncheon of 2013 was a success! Cory Rylander, Senior Surface Landman with Concho Resources, spoke to our group regarding Surface Land Work. His Presentation was very informative but also entertaining. PBADOA would like to thank Mr. Rylander for accepting to speak for our group.



*PBADOA Members: The January Presentation is now available on our Members-Only Page. Thank you.  


December 2012 Luncheon

Our December luncheon was a great success! Thank you all for participating in this event. And Congratulations to the winners of the Last Man Standing. Pictures to come. 

$500 - Ellen Taylor

$100 - Mindy Warren & JoAnn Velasquez

$50 - Elizabeth Gaona & Britney Ramirez


May 2012 Luncheon

On Wednesday, May 16th  we were joined by Speaker Mr. Wes W. Sharples, J.D. Associate with Burleson, LLP. His topic on the "Implied Covenant to Develop Oil & Gas Leases" was very informative.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 |11:45 am – 1:00 pm | Petroleum Club of Midland - Buffet |$20.00 per person

 April 2012 Luncheon

Topic: Environmental Programs of the TCEQ with Emphasis on Stream Monitoring Progam

Speaker: Greg Larson

On Wednesday, April 18th for our April Luncheon  Greg Larson, Water Program Investigator for the Midland Region Office of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) spoke on  Environmental Programs of the TCEQ with Emphasis on Stream Monitoring Program. Mr. Larson did an excellent job in bringing light to his profession and how it relates to the Oil and Gas Industry.



February 2013 Luncheon

Topic: Reservoir Engineering 101

Speaker: Jesse Lawson, Sr. Reservoir Engineer, Concho Resources, Inc.




Thank you for attending the February PBADOA Luncheon. We had another great turnout!  Jesse Lawson gave us a lesson on "Reservoir Engineering 101".  His presentation was very educational and interactive, as shown by his porosity and permeability demonstration in the picture at left.  We appreciate him having taken time out on short notice to speak for us. See you all at the Seminar March 29th, 2012 at the Horseshoe Arena!  Join us back at the Petroleum Club in April for our next luncheon. 


Some of our February Luncheon Attendees!              


Some of the 2012 PBADOA Board Members. L to R: Edna, Natalie, Shelby, Colby, Jeanette and Dawn, Seminar Committee Member.


Jeanette Garnica, 2012 PBADOA President promoting the 2012 Seminar.                                                       


Jesee Lawson's Presentation on Permeability.


  Members gathered around for a better view of the presentation.


Great Visual Presentation on Permeability!

January 2012 Luncheon

Topic: Hydralic Fracturing

Speaker: Morris Burns

We would like to thank you all for attending the first PBADOA Luncheon of 2012. We had a great turn out, with 65 in attendance! We had the honor of having Mr. Morris Burns speak to us about the much debated topic of Hydraulic Fracturing. His presentation was great and we appreciate him sharing his knowledge. See you all at February's Meeting! Mr. Burns weekly radio show is on KWEL 1070 AM every Tuesday from 8-9a.m.