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Through its publications, AAPL educates, informs and connects over 19,000 land professionals. The following magazines, Landman's directory and AAPL annual report also enhance the Association’s professional image by providing consistent and pertinent information to the industry.

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Landman Magazine 

Published bimonthly, Landman has established itself as the key magazine of the oil, gas and minerals land management profession. Each issue addresses primary land issues along with a proper balance of association news and information relating to peripheral areas of concern. Each member receives a hard copy and access to the electronic version through the Members Only section of

Landman 2 Mini-Magazine

Published bimonthly, this concise publication is produced to communicate information covering the petroleum/mineral land profession to AAPL members including industry highlights, field updates as well as association news and business. Each member receives a hard copy and access to the electronic version through the Members Only section of

Landman's Directory 

Available in print and online, the Landman’s Directory has proven to be an excellent tool for landmen as well as other professionals in the energy industry. This expansive resource guide provides immediate access to the Association's membership of more than 13,000 landmen in a clear and organized manner. In addition, the daily updated online directory’s search feature makes finding a landman by name, company and geographical region as easy as clicking a mouse.

AAPL Annual Report

AAPL’s Annual Report is a year-end account of the association’s activity, accomplishments and finances (audit records included). The publication also recounts all-purpose statistics of the energy management industry. The annual reports are available in printed form as well as online.


The Oil and Gas Land Reference Volume

This regularly updated study guide is a must-have tool for field and inhouse/company landmen with any level of experience. The official study guide for AAPL's Certified Professional Landman (CPL) exam, the Oil and Gas Land Review covers: Real Property Law, Contract Law, Conveyancing, Interest Calculations, Oil and Gas Lease, Pooling, JOA, Well Trades, Federal Onshore Leases, Environmental Law, Offshore and OCS, Mineral Landwork, Federal Taxes and Ethics.

The Oil and Gas Land Reference Volume is available for purchase online at the AAPL bookstore or by submitting the order form via e-mail, fax or mail.

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