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Since 1955, the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation has published an entire library of books and manuals in conjunction with its Annual and Special Institutes. These original, scholarly, and practical publications dealing with all aspects of natural resources law are available online through a subscription service called the Digital Library.

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Special Institutes (1972-present)

  • Advanced Mineral Title Examination (2014)
  • Air Quality Challenges Facing the Natural Resources Industry in the Western U.S. (2007)
  • Air Quality Issues Affecting Oil, Gas, and Mining Development in the West (2013)
  • Air Quality Regulation for the Natural Resources Industry (2000)
  • Alaska Mineral Development (1978)
  • Annual Assessment Work (1970)
  • Basic Oil & Gas Geology and Technology for Lawyers and Other Non-Technical Personnel (2001)
  • Cleaning Up the Public Domain (1996)
  • Climate Change Law and Regulations (2015)
  • Coalbed Gas Development — East and West (1992)
  • Corporate Environmental Management (1993)
  • Corporate Environmental Management II (1994)
  • Development Issues and Conflicts in Modern Gas & Oil Plays (2004)
  • Development Issues in Major Shale Plays (2014)
  • Development Issues in the Major Shale Plays (2010)
  • Due Diligence (1993)
  • Due Diligence in Mining & Oil & Gas Transactions (2010)
  • Due Diligence in Oil & Gas Transactions (2011)
  • Electric Industry (1996)
  • Energy & Mineral Development in Indian Country (2014)
  • Energy Development: Access, Siting, Permitting, and Delivery on Public Lands (2009)
  • Energy Policy Act of 2005 (2005)
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery (2015)
  • Environmental Considerations in Natural Resource and Real Property Transaction (1988)
  • Environmental Law: An Update for the Busy Natural Resources Practitioner (1990)
  • Environmental Regulation of the Oil & Gas Industry (1993)
  • Environmental Regulation of the Oil & Gas Industry II (1994)
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the New Millennium (2000)
  • Federal and Indian Oil & Gas Royalty Valuation/Management (1992)
  • Federal and Indian Oil & Gas Royalty Valuation/Management II (1998)
  • Federal and Indian Oil & Gas Royalty Valuation/Management III (2000)
  • Federal and Indian Oil & Gas Royalty Valuation/Management IV (2004)
  • Federal and Indian Oil & Gas Royalty Valuation/Management V (2007)
  • Federal Drainage Protection and Compensatory Royalties (1994)
  • Federal Land Status Determination (1971)
  • Federal Mineral Leasing (Non-Oil & Gas) (1971)
  • Federal Onshore Oil & Gas Leasing Reform Act of 1987 (1988)
  • Federal Onshore Oil & Gas Pooling and Unitization (2014)
  • Federal Onshore Oil & Gas Pooling and Unitization II (1990)
  • Federal Onshore Oil & Gas Pooling and Unitization III (2006)
  • Federal Regulation of Cultural Resources, Wildlife, and Waters of the U.S. (2012)
  • Federal Royalty Revolution—Coal (1986)
  • Federal Royalty Revolution—Oil & Gas (1986)
  • Financial Distress in the Oil & Gas Industry (2010)
  • Financing, Operating, and Investing in the Small Gold Mine (1984)
  • Geothermal Resources Development (1977)
  • Gold Mine Financing (1988)
  • Ground Water Contamination (1991)
  • Horizontal Oil & Gas Development (2012)
  • Hydraulic Fracturing (2011)
  • Idle Mining Properties (1998)
  • Implied Covenants (1986)
  • Indian Land Development (1976)
  • International Energy & Minerals Arbitration (2002)
  • International Energy & Minerals Arbitration (2013)
  • International Environmental Law for Natural Resources Practitioners (1997)
  • International Minerals Acquisition and Operations (1974)
  • International Mining / Oil & Gas Law, Development, Investment (2007)
  • International Mining / Oil & Gas Law, Development, Investment (2009)
  • International Mining / Oil & Gas Law, Development, Investment (2011)
  • International Mining / Oil & Gas Law, Development, Investment (2013)
  • International Mining / Oil & Gas Law, Development, Investment (2015)
  • International Mining Law & Investment in Latin America & the Caribbean (2005)
  • International Oil & Gas/Mining Development in Latin America (1994)
  • International Resources Law: A Blueprint for Mineral Development (1991)
  • International Resources Law II: A Blueprint for Mineral Development (1995)
  • International Resources Law: Today’s Oil/Gas/Mining Projects (1997)
  • International Resources Law and Projects: Straddling the Millennium (1999)
  • Land and Permitting (1994)
  • Land and Permitting II (1996)
  • Land Use and Mined Land Reclamation (1979)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions of Natural Resources Companies (1994)
  • Mine Closure, Financial Assurance, and Final Reclamation (2009)
  • Mine Health and Safety Law (1973)
  • Mine to Market: The Legal Issues (1985)
  • Mineral Development and Land Use (1995)
  • Mineral Development in Latin America (1997)
  • Mineral Development on Indian Lands (1989)
  • Mineral Financing (1982)
  • Mineral Leasing Act of 1920—Regulations Implementing the Amendments of 1987 (1988)
  • Mineral Patenting Procedures (1975) Then
  • Mineral Resources Permitting (1981)
  • Mineral Taxation (1977)
  • Mineral Title Examination (1977)
  • Mineral Title Examination II (1982)
  • Mineral Title Examination III (1992)
  • Mineral Title Examination IV (2007)
  • Mineral Title Examination (2012)
  • Mining Agreements (1979)
  • Mining Agreements II (1981)
  • Mining Agreements III (1991)
  • Mining and Oil & Gas Development in Latin America (2001)
  • Mining Law and Investment in Latin America (2003)
  • Mining Exploration Technology for Lawyers and Landmen (1980)
  • National Environmental Policy Act (2010)
  • Natural Gas Marketing (1987)
  • Natural Gas Marketing II (1988)
  • Natural Gas Marketing and Transportation (1991)
  • Natural Gas Transportation and Marketing (2001)
  • Natural Resources Administrative Law (1981)
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Administrative Law and Procedure (1999)
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Administrative Law and Procedure (2005)
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Litigation (1989)
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Litigation II (1996)
  • Natural Resources Development and Environmental Regulation in Indian Country (1999)
  • Natural Resources Development in Indian Country (2005)
  • Natural Resources Development on Indian Lands (2011)
  • Natural Resources Environmental Law (1972)
  • Natural Resources for Legal Assistants and Land Support Personnel (1979)
  • Negotiating Natural Gas Contracts in the Order 636 Environment (1993)
  • NEPA and Federal Land Development (2006)
  • Nuts and Bolts of Mineral Title Examination (2015)
  • Offshore Exploration, Drilling and Development (1975)
  • Oil & Gas Acquisitions (1995)
  • Oil & Gas Agreements (1983)
  • Oil & Gas Agreements: Contracting for Goods, Services, and People (2013)
  • Oil & Gas Agreements: Joint Operations (2007)
  • Oil & Gas Agreements: Joint Operations (2008)
  • Oil & Gas Agreements: Midstream and Marketing (2011)
  • Oil & Gas Agreements: Sales and Financings (2006)
  • Oil & Gas Agreements: The Exploration Phase (2004)
  • Oil & Gas Agreements: The Exploration Phase (2009)
  • Oil & Gas Agreements: The Exploration Phase (2010)
  • Oil & Gas Agreements: The Production & Marketing Phase (2005)
  • Oil & Gas Conservation Law and Practice (1985)
  • Oil & Gas Development in Latin America (1999)
  • Oil & Gas Development on the OCS (1998)
  • Oil & Gas Development on the OCS (2002)
  • Oil & Gas Joint Operating Agreement (1990)
  • Oil & Gas Operations in Federal and Coastal Waters (1989)
  • Oil & Gas Pooling and Unitization (1980)
  • Oil & Gas Royalties on Non-Federal Lands (1993)
  • Oil & Gas Technology for Lawyers and Landmen (1979)
  • Oil & Natural Gas Pipelines: Wellhead to End User (1995)
  • Onshore Pooling and Unitization (1997)
  • Overthrust Belt—Oil & Gas Legal & Land Issues (1980)
  • Private Oil & Gas Royalties (2003)
  • Private Oil & Gas Royalties: The Latest Trends in Litigation (2008)
  • Problems and Opportunities During Hard Times in the Minerals Industry (1986)
  • Public Land Law (1992)
  • Public Land Law II (1997)
  • Public Land Law, Regulation, and Management (2003)
  • Public Land Law, Regulation, and Management (2014)
  • RCRA and CERCLA (1997)
  • Regulation and Development of Coalbed Methane (2002)
  • Renewable Electric Energy Law, Development, and Investment (2013)
  • Resolution and Avoidance of Disputes (1984)
  • Resources Development and Climate Change (2008)
  • Resources Development, Environmental Land Management, and Permitting (1996)
  • Review and Analysis of the New BLM Surface Management (3809) Regulations (2001)
  • Rights of Access and Surface Use (1984)
  • Rights of Way (1998)
  • Royalty Valuation and Management (1988)
  • Strategic Risk Management for Natural Resources Companies (2008)
  • Surface Use for Mineral Development in the New West (2008)
  • Uranium Exploration and Development (1976)
  • Uranium Exploration and Development II (2006)
  • Water Acquisition for Mineral Development (1978)
  • The Water-Energy Nexus: Acquisition, Use, and Disposal of Water for Energy and Mineral Development (2012)
  • Water Quality & Wetlands (2002)
  • Western Coal Development (1973)
  • Wetland Issues in Resources Development in the Western United States (1993)