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

Upcoming RMMLF Programs



Enhanced Oil Recovery: Legal Framework for Sustainable Management of Mature Oil Fields
May 7-8, 2015 in San Antonio, TX


Natural Resources Law Teachers Institute
May 27-29, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah


61st Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute
July 16-18, 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska


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



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





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

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

62nd Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute
July 21-23, 2016 in Squaw Valley, California

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

  • Job Opening: International Land Manager (Denver, Colorado)

  • Job Opening: Program Coordinator - Professional Landman, Energy Management Program /Instructor (Grand Junction, Colorado)

  • Energy Bar Association’s 2015 Annual Meeting & Conference - May 5-6, 2015 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Day 1 begins with an in-depth examination of the opening up of transmission development to new market entrants and the processes for issuing competitive solicitations and submitting competitive bids.  Day 2 starts with an analysis of the differing approaches toward market manipulation oversight being administered by the CFTC and the FERC.  Both days will offer an array of panels, looking into such front-and-center energy practitioner concerns as:  the current fast-moving merger and acquisition activities, and FERC’s new hold harmless proposed policy statement to deal with M&As; the plummet in oil prices and their potential ramifications on the newly emerging fracking industry; the pitfalls in keeping up with mandatory compliance applicable to the energy industry, including emerging EPA coal regulations; new litigation procedural requirements imposed by FERC and courts, as well as ADR tools available to avoid litigation; technological developments in communications that the energy industry needs to be prepared for; and bankruptcy risks facing the restructured energy markets.  

  • 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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