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Check out our new Landman Store items below! 

Please visit the Merchandise icon above for purchasing options. 
Members-only FREE shipping on merchandise orders over $50. Use coupon code FREESHIP50 at checkout. 

H2GO Force Stainless Steel Thermal Bottle 17oz

The Doctor is in and reminding you to drink some water. Education Administrator Linda Stover, better known by her nickname “Doctor,” stays hydrated all day long by taking her AAPL water bottle everywhere she goes. At least we assume she’s drinking water… Visit the Merchandise Store for purchasing options. 

YETI Rambler 14oz

The YETI Rambler’s double-wall vacuum insulation will keep your hot drinks hot and your cold drinks cold. Made with kitchen-grade stainless steel, this camp mug is puncture-and rust-resistant. The mug holds 14 ounces and its lid is dishwasher-safe, making it easy to clean. Visit the Merchandise Store for purchasing options. 

Men’s Striped Member Mark Polo

Modeling our polo is Chad Smith. He and his new wife Sabrina regularly golf — just one of the ways they enjoy the great outdoors together. On his journey to becoming our graphic design associate, Chad graduated from the Police Academy, which is a touch ironic seeing as he once caught on fire. Visit the Merchandise Store for purchasing options. 

  

Men's Knit Vest

Sporty, low pill knit vest in heathered gray with the AAPL Member Mark logo embroidered on the left chest. This essential layering piece is perfect for transitioning through warm to cool seasons and features an inside pocket for your phone with an exit port for an earbud cord. Available in men’s sizes small – 2XL. 100% Polyester. Visit the Merchandise Store for purchasing options. 

Trucker Hat 112

When she’s not cheering on her beloved Oklahoma Sooners, Certification Administrator Joanne Stoy is home on the range. During the fall and spring, she spends her free time as a ranch hand, where she’ll no doubt have plenty of opportunities to sport the Trucker Hat #112. Giddy up. Visit the Merchandise Store for purchasing options. 

Launch AHEAD Performance Hat

Andrea Spencer was an easy choice to model the Launch AHEAD Performance Hat. She was voted “Most Spirited” in high school, so she’s a natural at repping brands. As an avid runner, she knows quality active wear when she sees it. Andrea, our production/communications manager, is our resident Energizer Bunny and is a regular top contender for best Halloween costume every year (and yes, she once dressed as the famous hare mascot). Visit the Merchandise Store for purchasing options.

Logo Neck Gaiter

Like a true nature child, Education Coordinator Brandon Hart was born to be wild — but not careless. When out for joy rides on his Harley, Brandon wears the AAPL face gaiter to protect himself from the sun, wind, dust, insects, COVID and cold. Visit the Merchandise Store for purchasing options. 

Zippered Padfolio

Wrangling cats is no easy task, but Greta Zeimetz makes it look easy by scratching meticulous notes in her AAPL padfolio. With pockets for laser pointers and treats, she’s always prepared to keep her staff focused and happy. Rumor has it Greta’s favorite song is Honky Cat by Elton John, a jam she probably spun plenty of times during her gig as a classic rock radio station DJ. (How can you stop when your feet say go?) Visit the Merchandise Store for purchasing options.

 

Circle Glass Ornament

'Tis the season to sparkle! Bring more holiday cheer to your tree with our new Circle Glass Ornament. A strand of silver thread makes it easy to hang this fantastic keepsake and showcase your commitment to your association. Grab one for yourself or gift one to friends and coworkers. Visit the Merchandise Store for purchasing options.

2020 Compensation Survey

AAPL has been equipping members — oil and gas company employees, land services employees and independent contractors — with compensation, demographic and other industry insights since membership surveys began in 1990.

The full 2020 Membership Compensation Survey report covers oil and gas company employees, land services employees and independent contractors and is divided into sections: respondent demographics; general compensation; state-by-state comparisons; compensation by certification, education and experience; and company projects. Visit the Book Store for purchasing options.

Due Diligence Seminar Guide

AAPL’s Due Diligence seminar is a “hands on” program designed for the land professional that has or will be involved in due diligence for producing property and/or non-producing leasehold acquisitions The material presented will build on the foundation acquired on-the-job and will solidify skills recently acquired. Visit the Book Store for purchasing options. 

Oil & Gas Land Reference Volume – CPL & RPL Study Guide

The AAPL RPL/CPL Certification Exam Review is a fast-paced, intensive study of the topics covered by the CPL and RPL certification exams. Lectures will be interactive and enhanced with problem-solving sessions. It is highly acclaimed as a thorough land review and an excellent means of preparation for the CPL and RPL exams. This class covers the following topics: real property law and land descriptions, contract law, conveyancing, interest calculations, oil and gas lease, ethics, pooling, joint operating agreement, well trades, federal leases and units, environmental, offshore, mineral landwork and federal taxes on oil and gas income. Visit the Book Store for purchasing options. 

Oil & Gas Law Books – Nationwide Comparison of Laws on Leasing, Exploration and Production

This premier two-volume series should become a major part of every landman’s and attorney’s working library.

Leading oil and gas title attorneys in various producing states contributed a summary of their respective state’s laws as they differed from Texas. The oil and gas law comparisons include the following states: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming and Federal Lands. The content includes topics, such as the characteristics of the mineral-royalty estate, who can lease, an interpretation of provisions of the oil and gas lease and Federal Lands, to name a few.

The material is offered in two volumes — one in topical order and the other in state order.

For AAPL members, each volume is $150 when purchased separately; they are available as a set for $250. For nonmembers, each volume is $200 when purchased separately; they are available as a set for $350. Visit the Book Store for purchasing options.

Joint Operating Agreement – Books 1 & 2

The AAPL Model Form Operating Agreement is one of the most essential contracts employed by the oil and gas industry. Every oil and gas professional involved in the drilling of wells needs to have a basic understanding of the AAPL Model Form Operating Agreement, especially the rights, duties and obligations of the operator, as well as those of the non-operators. Visit the Book Store for purchasing options. 

Understanding and Negotiating The Oil & Gas Farmout Agreement

This book focuses on enhancing the expertise and understanding concerning critical skills for both field and in-house landmen. It is hoped that it will help bridge any gap between the field and in-house landmen so that both will be more aware of the ins and outs of farmout agreements and the proper role for such arrangements. Since the farmout agreement usually includes an awareness of all four of the most common oil and gas contracts — i.e., the lease, the assignment, the farmout and joint operating agreement — this book will serve as a useful review of how these are all involved in the typical farmout agreement’s creation and use. This book only includes detailed explanations of the farmout agreement. Visit the Book Store for purchasing options. 

Working Interest and Net Revenue Interest Calculation Workbook

APPL's Working Interest and Net Revenue Interest seminar is intended to equip land professionals with elementary skills for Working Interest [WI] and Net Revenue Interest [NRI] calculations. Instruction is limited to NRI and WI calculations which may be found in leases, assignments, operating agreements and associated documents. 

In addition, AAPL offers a 2-Day Working Interest and Net Revenue Interest Seminar. Day one will consist of Basic instruction and examples. Day two will consist of Advanced instruction and examples. You may choose to take these sessions individually or together but It is strongly recommended that you take the Basic Workshop prior to taking the Advanced Workshop.

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Landman's Legal Handbook

This completely updated edition of the Landman’s Legal Handbook, the essential landman’s reference for over 50 years, provides detailed guidance on the rules, regulations, procedures, and contracts relating to exploration for and production of oil, gas, and other minerals. The Handbook also includes 32 practical forms landmen use on a regular basis, such as affidavits, subordination documents, and releases; and 16 appendices including essential checklists for coal, oil and gas, hard mineral, and geothermal leases; land measurement units and conversions; and notary block requirements by state. Led by Kent Davis, the Handbook was written and revised by expert landmen and attorneys, and edited by the Foundation.

New chapters include:

  • Unconventional plays and the legal and operational changes related to such development
  • Split estate and surface access issues
  • NEPA planning
  • Examination of title to unpatented mining claims
  • Fully updated content covers:
  • Acquisition of minerals other than oil and gas
  • Real property records and instruments
  • Succession
  • Agencies and commissions involved in managing mineral development
  • Curative work for leasehold estates
  • Spacing, pooling, and unitization

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Joint Operating Agreement: Applicability and Enforceability of Default Provisions
  • Analysis and comparison of various international JOA model forms
  • Obstacles to enforcement of default remedies in civil law jurisdictions
  • Operator as defaulting party
  • Impact of governing law and dispute resolution clauses
  • Effect of insolvency
  • National oil company participation
  • Enforceability of forfeiture and buy-out provisions under English law after Makdessi
  • Sole risk, non-consent, and mutatis mutandis
  • Unitization and unit operating agreements
  • Accounting procedures

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Handbook of Due Diligence Checklists

Checklists include:

A. Sample Oil and Gas Due Diligence Checklists  

  • Oil and Gas Asset Acquisition Checklist
  • Oil and Gas Corporate Transaction Checklist

B. Sample Hard Rock Mineral Due Diligence Checklists    

  • Hard Rock Mineral Asset Acquisition Checklist
  • Hard Rock Mineral Corporate Transaction Checklist

C. Due Diligence Checklist Supplements

  • Environmental, Health and Safety Matters – Checklist Supplement
  • Water Rights Checklist Supplement
  • Intellectual Property Checklist Supplement
  • Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Checklist Supplement
  • Hart–Scott–Rodino (HSR) – Checklist Supplement

D. Other Sample Forms

  • Sample Instructions to Seller to Accompany Checklist
  • Sample Due Diligence Report Introduction

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Young Natural Resources Lawyers and Landmen Institute

The Young Natural Resources Lawyers and Landmen Institute provides a compilation of energy industry topics relative to attorneys and land professionals. This 10-part binder covers subject matter such as client development and maintenance in natural resources industries; career advancement tips; strategic and legal decision making; structuring natural resources deals; federal agency rule making and adjudications; contracting; public lands access; and Indian law fundamentals for natural resources projects. 

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Oil & Gas Mineral Title Examination

The Special Institute on Oil and Gas Mineral Title Examination is a binder of collected materials from esteemed speakers of the joint conference of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation. This 16-part binder is filled with presentations covering a wide range of topics including due diligence, title opinions, conveyancing, pooling communitization, unitization, dormant mineral acts and more.

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Advanced Landman's Institute

The Advanced Landman's Institute incorporates in-depth presentations on multiple topics in a 13-part binder of materials. Subject matter includes operating agreements, farmouts, term assignments, leases from the lessee and landowner perspectives, non-traditional lease terms, wellbore assignments, the relationship between in-house counsel and landmen, purchase agreements, surface use, title defect mechanics, single well spacing and pooling and ethics of lease negotiation.

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Bundle - O&G Mineral Title Examination, Young Natural Resources Lawyers & Landmen Institute, Advanced Landman's Institute

The Advanced Landman's Institute incorporates in-depth presentations on multiple topics in a 13-part binder of materials. Subject matter includes operating agreements, farmouts, term assignments, leases from the lessee and landowner perspectives, non-traditional lease terms, wellbore assignments, the relationship between in-house counsel and landmen, purchase agreements, surface use, title defect mechanics, single well spacing and pooling and ethics of lease negotiation.

The Special Institute on Oil and Gas Mineral Title Examination is a binder of collected materials from esteemed speakers of the joint conference of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation. This 16-part binder is filled with presentations covering a wide range of topics including due diligence, title opinions, conveyancing, pooling communitization, unitization, dormant mineral acts and more.

The Young Natural Resources Lawyers and Landmen Institute provides a compilation of energy industry topics relative to attorneys and land professionals. This 10-part binder covers subject matter such as client development and maintenance in natural resources industries; career advancement tips; strategic and legal decision making; structuring natural resources deals; federal agency rule making and adjudications; contracting; public lands access; and Indian law fundamentals for natural resources projects. 

Visit the Book Store for purchasing options.