The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas was established in 1938 as the "Natural Resources Section" and is the oldest section of the State Bar of Texas. The Section is one of the largest and most active in the State Bar of Texas, with more than 4,000 members.
The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas is dedicated to promoting excellence in the practice of oil, gas and energy resources law by (1) monitoring legal developments, (2) providing education, (3) encouraging and facilitating practice in the area and (4) promoting ethics and professionalism; in each case coordinating as appropriate with similar professional organizations.
Section Report, Seminars and Projects
The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas publishes a quarterly Section Report for all Section members. Copies of Section Reports are available to Section members in the "Library" section of this website. The Section also sponsors five major continuing legal education seminars each year:
(1) State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Advanced Course;
(2) UTCLE Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law Institute;
(3) UTCLE Gas and Power Institute;
(4) State Bar of Texas Oil and Gas Disputes Course; and
(5) Renewable Energy Law Course.
Additional information regarding the seminars, projects and programs is available in the "Upcoming Events" and "Programs" sections of this website.