41st Annual Oil & Gas Law Short Course

  • Houston, Texas
  • October 21-25, 2024

41st Annual Oil & Gas Law Short Course

October 21-25, 2024   |   Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria   |   Houston, Texas

  • The discounted early-bird registration rate and the discounted hotel group rates expire on September 24, 2024.
  • 31 hours of continuing education credit, including 2 hours of ethics.
  • The comprehensive one-week course taught by law professors and a select group of practitioners is critical for anyone needing to understand the laws applicable to the oil and gas industry.

Registration pricing – Early Bird pricing ends 11:59 pm MDT on September 24, 2024
Registration closes October 17, 2024, at 5:00 pm MDT

Early Bird/Late:

 FNREL/IEL/EMLF Member $1,245/$1,370 
 AAPL Member  $985/$1,110
 Non-Member  $1,795/$1,920
 Government Agency  $985/$1,110
 Non-Profit Organization  $985/$1,110
 Student Member  $150/$250

NEW This Year – The course now covers carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) 

The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law (FNREL), the Institute for Energy Law (IEL), the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF), and the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) are again co-sponsoring the live, in-person 41st Annual Oil and Gas Law Short Course in Houston, Texas. This is the only course of its kind – a one-week comprehensive, immersive oil and gas course, taught by oil and gas law professors from schools throughout the nation along with a select few practitioners who are experts in their fields. This course focuses primarily on the principles of U.S. laws and state regulations. For in-depth treatment of international oil and gas, see our upcoming courses. 

Topics covered include exploration and production operations; ownership, capture, and correlative rights; oil and gas leases; royalties; conveyancing; division orders; pooling and unitization; conservation regulation; local regulation; participation agreements; joint operating agreements; drilling contracts; marketing agreements; environmental regulation; ethics; oil and gas taxation; and New This Year: carbon capture, utilization, and storage. 

Join us in Houston for this unique course – a comprehensive educational opportunity along with the chance to network with others in the field!

This course is essential for attorneys, landmen, paralegals, government employees, and others who practice or work in the oil and gas industry or related fields. The course provides 31 hours of continuing legal education or AAPL credit, including 2 hours of ethics. The registration fee includes substantial course materials, coffee breaks, and a hosted reception. Course materials are made available exclusively for course registrants.


Hard copy course materials may be purchased for $95 and will be distributed at the Short Course. All registrants will receive electronic materials in advance included with their registration.

This program is only being offered in an in-person format. Your registration fee includes access to the electronic course materials.

This Short Course happens on an annual basis and is therefore not recorded.