AAPL Energy Institutes offer a premium education event with a networking component. Held regionally around the country, these events are hosted by AAPL and have leadership coordination with corresponding AAPL local associations.

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Appalachian Land Institute

Denver Land Institute

AAPL’s Santa Fe Land Institute is merging with Denver Association of Professional Landmen’s Denver Land Institute on Oct. 12 at the Ritz-Carlton. Seminars include “Oil & Gas Market Update,” “Water Rights in Oil & Gas,” “Ethics of AI in Land & Legal Work” and more. Attendees are invited to attend the renowned DAPL Rockies Bash immediately following the education. AAPL members can access the DAPL member rate by registering as a guest and entering the discount code 50thDLI during registration.

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Women in Energy Institute

Space is limited! Register now for a brand new AAPL Energy Institute on Oct. 24 at the JW Marriott in Houston, Texas! This institute is open to all disciplines, including both men and women, and is being led and championed by women leaders in energy. There will be a joint reception with the NAPE Classic attendees in the evening, where the NAPE Hall of Fame honorees and American Hero Award honoree will be announced. The NAPE Classic Charities Golf Tournament will be held the following day, Oct. 25. 

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Southwest Land Institute

The 2023 Southwest Land Institute returned to Arlington, Texas, on Aug. 14, 2023, and was held at Live! by Loews. After an afternoon of education covering topics such as current market trends in the minerals and royalties space, Texas' journey and potential future for classifying ownership and regulating subsurface water, renewable energy title insurance, frank dialogue about the energy transition and building a strategic energy reserve, the event concluded with a night at the ballpark featuring a Texas Rangers baseball game. As usual, the SWLI offered plenty of opportunities for education, networking and FUN! 

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Appalachian Land Institute

Thank you to everyone who attended this year's SOLD OUT  Appalachian Land Institute in Pittsburgh! The 2023 ALI was held March 21-22, 2023, at the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe with a special reception at Top Golf. Topics included Pennsylvania legislation, the new West Virginia unitization process, conservation easement, defending against title problems, ethics and more! Stay tuned for more information about the 2024 ALI!

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Gulf Coast Land Institute

The 2023 Gulf Coast Land Institute returned to the Bayou on April 26-27, 2023. Featured education topics included solar energy for landmen and lawyers, problems and pitfalls with GOM deepwater contracts, carbon capture, case law updates and more! This year's GCLI was hosted at the memorable WWII Museum in New Orleans with a special performance by the WWII Victory Belles. Watch for more information about the 2024 GCLI to be released soon!

Mining & Land Resources Institute

Due to weather conditions, the 2023 Mining & Land Resources was rescheduled for May 10-11, 2023. This year's event was held at Harveys Lake Tahoe Casino. Topics included Canadian, Nevada and Alaska mining updates, environmental due diligence, Nevada land withdrawals from mineral entry, mine planning, sage grouse updates, landman confidentiality obligations as employees, contractors and industry professionals, water rights, takings, the Rosemont decision and ethics. Look for this institute to return to its usual mid-March timeframe in 2024.