Federal Offshore Regulatory Enforcement
January 20-21, 2016 in Houston, Texas

Upcoming RMMLF Programs

Mining Form 5 LLC:  A Workshop on the New Exploration, Development and Mining Limited Liability Company Model Forms
October 9, 2015 – Denver, Colorado
March 5, 2016 – Toronto, Ontario (the day prior to PDAC)


International Oil & Gas Law, Contracts & Negotiations
Houston, Texas
.- Part 1: October 5-9, 2015
.- Part 2: October 12-16, 2015


Oil & Gas Law Short Course
October 19-23, 2015 in Westminster, Colorado

Federal Oil & Gas Leasing Short Course
October 19-22, 2015 in Westminster, Colorado


Endangered Species Act: Current & Emerging Issues Affecting Resource Development
November 4-5, 2015 in Denver, Colorado


Human Rights Law and the Extractive Industries
February 18-19, 2016 in Panama City, Panama


Core Course on International Oil and Gas Law
March 14-18, 2016 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Water Acquisition and Management for Oil & Gas Development: Legal and Regulatory Requirements
Co-sponsored with the Institute for Energy Law
April 7-8, 2016 in Houston, Texas

Oil and Gas Agreements: Purchase and Sale Agreements
May 12-13, 2016 in Santa Fe, New Mexico

62nd Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute
July 21-23, 2016 in Squaw Valley, California
Program and Registration available in March
Discounted Room Reservations

Challenging and Defending Natural Resource Agency Decisions
September 14-15, 2016 in Westminster, Colorado

International Mining and Oil & Gas Law, Development, and Investment
April 26-28, 2017 – Quito, Ecuador

Natural Resources Law Teachers Institute
Banff, Alberta – May 31-June 2, 2017

63rd Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute
July 20-22, 2017 in Santa Fe, New Mexico

64th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute
July 19-21, 2018 in Victoria, British Columbia

65th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute
July 18-20, 2019 in Monterey, California

66th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute
July 23-25, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah

67th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute
July 15-17, 2021 in Seattle, Washington

  • EBA Environmental Law Primer for Energy Attorneys - Registration is open for this two-day event hosted by the Energy Bar Association on September 29th – 30th in Atlanta, Georgia. Practitioners new to the field of energy law, and seasoned attorneys who would benefit from an overview of key federal environmental statutes affecting the energy law, are welcome to attend. Networking events and an optional reception are included in registration and all attendees are welcome. For the full agenda, information about speakers, CLE credits, or to register, please go to http://eba-net.org/eba-primer-environmental-law

  • The University of Oklahoma College of Law’s Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal (ONE J) is a comprehensive publication dedicated to the advancement of domestic and international legal scholarship on oil, gas, and energy and natural resources law. ONE J offers in-depth articles by academics, practitioners, and other interested scholars. In addition, the Journal features comments and notes written by student members and editors on a wide variety of energy topics.

  • Getting the Deal Through: Mining is now available to the Foundation’s constituency at no charge as a PDF or as an eBook at gtdt.link/mi-a.

  • Decision of the Department of Interior collection available: A law firm's library has decided to downsize and wants to give away its collection of Decisions of the Department of the Interior, including Vol. 48 (1922) through Vol. 68 (1961) and Vol. 70 (1963) through Vol. 95 (1988). There are also a Digest of Decisions set covering volumes 52-61, two Dicennial Index-Digest sets covering 1955-1964 and 1965-1974, and then two Quinquennial Index-Digest volumes covering 1975-1979 and 1980-1984. If you are interested in having these books or have a suggestion for where to donate them (other than Colorado School of Mines library), contact Robert A. Bassett.

  • An Introduction to Geology and Hard Rock Mining, by Dr. Willard Lacy (2015 reformatted edition with a new introduction). This 151-page book is an introduction to selected topics in geology and hard rock mining. It provides an overview of these subjects, and is written to give lawyers and landmen a source of basic technical information. Dr. Lacy provides references to give readers the tools to look more deeply into specific issues, and his paper is richly illustrated with detailed and annotated figures and tables.

  • Treatise On Wyoming Water Law, authored by Lawrence J. MacDonnell, who has 30 years’ experience as a practitioner and scholar on western water law and recently retired as a professor of law at the University of Wyoming College of Law.

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