About AAPL

Who We Are

Standing up for your interests

Ethical standards. Legislative advocacy. Career advancement. Professional support. Industry events. Our members count on the American Association of Professional Landmen to play an active, effective role in our industry. And we deliver.

We’re proud of the influence we’ve had on the industry, and on the impact we’ve had on our members and their careers. Through our educational events and certification program, we’ve been able to help members reach a level of professional knowledge, competence and achievement that sets them apart from the crowd.

With close to 12,000 members, AAPL serves as a guiding resource to support landmen as they continue their education in our ever-evolving world.

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote the highest standards of performance for all land professionals, to advance their stature, and encourage sound and ethical stewardship of all energy and mineral resources.

Our Values

Through relevant information, comprehensive education and targeted networking, we assist land professionals in deepening their industry knowledge, elevating their careers and, ultimately, creating new business opportunities.

Our Value Statement

AAPL values the diversity of its members, leaders, volunteers and staff. As an association, we strive to learn and grow by seeking to understand and accept each person for their own uniqueness and contributions. AAPL has committed to making diversity and inclusion a priority by forming a Diversity and Inclusion Executive Council. The Council ensures that all areas of the association welcome diverse individuals and their viewpoints because we know that together, we are better.

Why You Should Join

You’re serious about your profession. So are we.  When you join AAPL, you open a host of options for creating more business opportunities, enhancing your reputation, and advancing your role in the industry.

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