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.
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Featured articles include: "Wellbore Assignments of Oil and Gas Leases," "Drone Use Best Practices," "Meet the Officer Nomineess," and the 2020 NAPE Summit Recap. Members must log in to access the magazine.
Featured articles include: "Pigs Get Fat, Hogs Get Slaughtered," "Customizing the Oil and Gas Lease," "Field Reports," and "Top 10 Texas Oil and Gas Cases of 2019." Members must log in to access the magazine.
Featured articles include: "The 'New Energy' Economy: An Exercise in Magical Thinking," "Dealmaker Spotlight," "Not Your Average Lessor" and "Applying Title Defects."
Featured articles include: "Garbage In, Garbage Out," "Expanding the Pugh Clause," "Landmen Helping Landmen" and 2019 Summer NAPE Recap.
Featured articles include: "Developments in Underground Trespass Law," "Comparative Analysis of Unique Title Issues," "The Commingling Doctrine and Horizontal Wells" and AAPL 65th Annual Meeting Recap.
July/August Landman 2019
Featured articles include: "Four Recent Drainage and Offset Cases," "The Obvious Biomass Emissions Error," "Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreements for Due Diligence," "Saltwater Disposal Well Leasing" and Field Reports.
Featured articles include: "Escheat of Abandoned/Unclaimed Mineral Proceeds in Texas," "Benefits of Self-Employed Landmen," 2019 NAPE Summit Recap, "Global Warming," "Landmen's Landmines" and the 2019-2020 AAPL Officer Nominees.
Featured articles include: "Royalty Confusion and Testamentary Intent in Pennsylvania," Field Reports, Government Affairs: AAPL Scores Legislative VIctory, "Are You Safe From Hackers," "Fracking Facts, Fantasies and Regulations in Texas and Beyond" and "eSignature is Not Enough."
Featured articles include: "FAQs Federal O&G Leases, Part 2 of the Series," "The Woman Question," "Roughnecks of Sherwood Forest," "Top Texas Oil & Gas Cases of 2018" and the AAPL Annual Report.
Featured articles include: "Environmental Citizen Suits Under the Trump Administration," "Are Health Care Options Expanding," "Drone Use iin the Oil Patch," "The Great Debate: Fixed of Floating Royalty" and Summer NAPE Recap.
Featured articles include: "Environmental Citizen Suits Under the Trump Adminstration," "Protesters Aren't Stopping U.S. Pipeline Network Growth," "Teapot Dome: The Greatest Scandal in the History of the U.S. Oil Industry" and Local Association Spotlight: Black Warrior.
Featured articles include: "Ohio Supreme Court Refuses to Impose an Independent Duty on Operators to Develop Deeper Strata," "Blockchain Technology — The Hype and The Hype" and "Grass-Roots Group Advocates for Energy Development in Canada."
Featured articles include: "The Permian Basin: A Miracle of Technologail Innovation," 2018-2019 Officer Nominations, "Texas House Bill 40 From a Practitioner's Viewpoint," "The Changing Rold of Private Equity in the Energy Industry" and NAPE Summit Week Recap.
Featured articles include: "Wood Mackenzie Outlook: More Questions Than Answers for 2018," "The Risk of Prematurely Forming a Binding Contract in the Age of Email" and "Developing Underground Gas Storage: From Leasing to Open Season."
Featured articles include: "Permian Production Tug of War: Geology vs. Technology," "FAQs of Federal Oil and Gas Leases," "Top 10 Texas Oil and Gas Cases in the First 11 Months of 2017" and "West Virginia Confirms its Adherence to the Contract Theory of Pooling of Nonparticipating Royalty Interests."
Featured articles include: "IHS Industry Highlights," "Geology for Landmen," "The New AAPL JOA Form," "Texas Supreme Court Rules Off-Lease Drilling Is Not a Trespass" and 2017 Summer NAPE Recap.
Featured articles include: "Energizing New Mexico," "2016 AAPL Member Compensation Survey Results," "Shooters: A Fracking History" and the AAPL 63rd Annual Meeting Recap.
Featured articles include: "Unwarranted Licensing of Landmen," "If I Own Mineral Rights, Can I Do a 1031 Exchange," "Denbury v. Texas Rice: Clarifying the Test for Common Carrier Status, Power of Eminent Doman" and Landman Field Reports.
Featured articles include: "Texas Court Holds That an Injection Well Permit can be Challenged Outside Travis County via Injunctive Relift," "Potential Changes to the Oil and Gas Lease Protection Package," "Louisiana Update" and "NAPE Summit 2017 — Back in Action."
Featured articles include: "Brackish Water: A New Moneymaker For Texas Landowners," "Applying Your Landmen Skills in the Right Way Workplace: Practical Tips for Navigating Common Hurdles" and "Not on my Land: Ingress and Egress vs. Easement."
Featured articles include: "NAPE Denver Abuzz with Networking, Deal Making," "2016 Case Law Update: an Overview of Ohio and West Virgina Cases," "Certification Timeline: Major Change for RPL/CPL Exam Timing," "Landmen as Independent Contractors," and IHS Industry Highlights.
Featured articles include: "How to Make Deductions from the Royalty Stream for Post-Production Expenses," "2016 Case Law Update: An Overview of Texas Supreme Court Cases" and "Oil and Gas Venture Capital Funding: Pitfalls and Recommendations for Staying Out of the Desert of Default and Defeat."
Featured articles include: "Divestiture and Acquisition: Due Diligence 101 for Land Professionals" and "Full Court Press: EPA Issues Final Rulemakings and a Draft Information Collection Request in its Ongoing Effort to Reduce Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Industry."
Featured articles include: "A Model Form Title Opinion: Time for a Revisit?," "EPA Given Dec. 1 Deadline to Prepare Financial Rule-Making Process for Hardrock Mining Industry," "Petroleum Products," "Waters of U.S.: Navigating the Evolving Clean Water Rule" and Landmen in Action.
Featured articles include: "NAPE Summit 2016: Reality, Tough Love and the Usual Whispers," "After 15 Years, Paul Nielsen Entrusts LANDNEWS to AAPL," "The Benefits of Self-Employment for Landmen" and "Texas Statutory Subordination of Mortgages."
Featured articles include: "Title Examination Pitfalls in Researching Federal Mineral Records," "Completely Complete: Determining When a Well Can Be Considered Completed," "Determining the Ownership of Landfill Gas" and "A Crude History of Mabel's Eyelashes."
Featured articles include: "Acquisitions, Due Diligence and Title," "Public Land Issues and Updates," "Ethics in Negotiations and Title Curative From the Landman's Perspective" and "Recent Developments in Louisiana Legislation and Jurisprudence: Mineral Rights."
Featured articles include: "The Force Majeure Clause in a Time of Economic Downturn," "Duhig Rule," "To Sign or Not to Sign: Which Statute of Frauds Governs Oil & Gas Leases?" and "Farmout Agreements Require Careful Analysis."
Featured articles include: "The Executive Right to Lease: A Primer and Recent Developments," "Importance of Lease Language that References Regulatory Rules," "What is a Well-Rounded Landman?" and "AAPL Accredits Energy Management Program at The University of Texas at Austin."
Featured articles include: "Fracking, Disposal Wells and Induced Seismicity," "Texas Enacts House Bill 40 to Regulate Oil and Gas at State Level," "Texas Case Law & Legislative Update" and Landmen in Action.
Featured articles include: "Fossil Fuels Will Save the World (Really)," "Surface Tension: Accommodation of the Estate Doctrine," "2015 Oil and Gas Case Law Update" and Landmen in Action.
Featured articles include: "Shedding Cyclicality for Sustained Prosperity: The Road Map Ahead," "Landman Survival Guide," "Interest of Amicus Curiae" and "What's Next for One of America's Biggest Oil & Gas Producing States: Kansas."
Featured articles include: "The Evolution of the Landman," "Keeping the 'Independent' in Independent Landman," "High-Limit Liability Insurance: A Necessity in a Litigious Society" and "AAPL Governmental Relations Update."
Featured articles include: "The Joys of Title Law," "Landmen and the Unathorized Practice of Law in Wyoming," "The Independent Contractor Issue & You" and "50 Years of Membership."
Featured articles include: "AAPL: Your Partner in the Marcellus Shale," "Acquisition Title Options – What Happend to the Basics?," "Developing the Next Generation of Landmen" and "Exporting Natural Gas Benefits Industry and America."
Featured articles include: "The AAPL Operating Agreement and the Deadbeat Nonoperator," "Administration of Federal Oil and Gas Leases in New Mexico," "Recording Oil and Gas Documents in the Marcellus And Utica Shales" and "Communication: An Interview with Marlene Chism."
Featured articles include: "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: The Key to Winning Hearts and Minds," "A Primer on Oil and Gas Regulation in Texas: Spacing, Density, Permits, Exceptions," "Anatomy of a Costly Government Scare" and "Texas Countes' Authority to Mandate Construction Permits and Roas Use Agreements."