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LAW 6342: Issues in International & Domestic Oil & Gas Law: Oil & Gas Law (in General) - Treatises, Institutes, Selected Articles

Prepared for Professor John S. Lowe’s Issues in International & Domestic Oil & Gas Law course, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University (Fall 2022)

U.S. Oil & Gas Law (in General) - Treatises, Institutes, Selected Articles

  • Center for American & International Law (formerly the Southwestern Legal Foundation), Institute for Energy Law, Annual Institute on Oil and Gas Law (1960- ). [2nd Floor, 2-E:  KF1849 .A2 S637]. The Institute’s papers are available in Lexis as the Institute for Energy Law of the Center for American and International Law.

  • Energy & Mineral Law Foundation (formerly the Eastern Mineral Law Foundation), Proceedings of the . . .  Annual Energy & Mineral Law Institute (1980- ). [4th Floor:  KF5508 .A75 E38]. Also available in Westlaw as the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation Annual Proceedings.

  • Bruce M. Kramer & Patrick H. Martin, The Law of Pooling and Unitization (1989- ). [4th Floor: KF1853 .M9 1989]. 5 volumes. Also available in Lexis.

  • Eugene O. Kuntz et al. [including John S. Lowe], Law of Oil and Gas (1962- ). [4th Floor: KF1849 .K83]. 7 volumes.  Also available in Lexis.

  • John S. Lowe, Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell (2019). [Reserve and West Academic Study Aids online: KF1850 .L68 2019].

  • Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law (formerly the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation), Proceedings of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute (1955- ). [2nd Floor, 2-E: KF5508 .A75 R6]. Contains articles prepared in conjunction with the Institute’s annual institutes, special institutes, and workshops, from 1955 to the present. Available back to 1955 on Lexis as the Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law Annual and Special Institutes and Westlaw as the Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law Institutes.

  • Joseph Shade, Primer on the Texas Law of Oil and Gas (2013). [2nd Floor, Texas Collection:  KFT1458.A1 S43 2013].

  • Ernest S. Smith et al., Texas Law of Oil and Gas (1998- ). [2nd Floor, Reference KFT1458 .A1 S642). 3 volumes. Available in Lexis.

  • State Bar of Texas, Advanced Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Course (2001- ). [2nd Floor, Texas Collection: KFT1459 .A1 A93.] An online index to State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education materials is available at https://www.texasbarcle.com/CLE/PMSearch.asp. Our library owns most of these publications. Westlaw contains recent years' publications.

  • _____, Oil and Gas Disputes (2015- ). [2nd Floor, Texas Collecton: KFT1458 .L4 O28]. An online index to State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education materials is available at https://www.texasbarcle.com/CLE/PMSearch.asp. Our library owns most of these publications in print. Westlaw contains recent years' publications.

  • W.L. Summers, Law of Oil and Gas: With Forms (2004- ). [4th Floor: KF1849 .S8 2004]. 5 volumes. Available in Westlaw as Summers' Oil and Gas 3d.

  • Joseph P. Tomain, Energy Law in a Nutshell (2022). [Reserve West Academic Study Aids online: KF2120 .T65 2022].

  • Howard R. Williams & Charles J. Meyers, Oil and Gas Law (2012- ). [4th Floor: KF1849 .W5 2012]. Available in Lexis. One of the most authoritative treatises on this topic.