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

Upcoming RMMLF Programs

Mining Agreements: Contracting for Goods and Services
September 23-25, 2015


Workshop on the New Mining Form 5 LLC Limited Liability Company

October 9, 2015 – Denver Colorado


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



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

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

Workshop on the New Mining Form 5 LLC Limited Liability Company
March 5, 2016 – Toronto, Ontario (the day prior to PDAC)

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

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

  • Job Opening: Assistant Attorney General - State of Alaska (Anchorage, AK)

  • Job Opening: Paralegal / Administrative Assistant with Oil and Gas Experience (Philipsburg, MT and Sheridan, WY)

  • Job Opening: Associate Attorney (Philipsburg, MT and Sheridan, WY)

  • 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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