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The Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section was established in 1976 and consists of an oil and gas division and a hard minerals division. The primary purpose of the section is to keep its members apprised of the developments in the law, and this is accomplished by cosponsoring with ABICLE an annual seminar on oil, gas and mineral law, as well as sponsoring a "mini-seminar" at the section meeting during the annual meeting of the state bar. Currently, the section is preparing a handbook on oil, gas and mineral law in Alabama. Annual dues are $15.

"Casemaker" is a link to the Casemaker online legal research library and information on how to use this valuable free member service, which provides access to state and federal materials including the Alabama Code, opinions of the Alabama Supreme Court and Courts of Civil and Criminal Appeals, the Alabama Rules of Court, the Alabama Administrative Code and regulations, the U.S. Code, U.S. Supreme Court opinions, selected opinions of the federal circuit and district courts, the federal court rules, the Code of Federal Regulation and similar materials from all 50 states.

"Governance" contains the section's governing documents including the purpose statement and bylaws when available.

"Leadership" contains information from the section's leadership including the section officers, section council, committee chairs, and meeting minutes when available.

"Join the Section" contains an online application form for joining this section.

Council Meeting Dates

Section Council Meeting Dates

Discussion Forums


"Newsletters" contains the section's newsletters, which may be password-protected as determined by the section leadership.

Related Links

2011 Seminar Annoucement (PDF)

OG Seminar registration form Sept. 13, 2010 (PDF)

Tentative-seminar-schedule (PDF)

OG Seminar Announcement Sept 13,2010-John Tyra (PDF)

Landman Article RE 2008 Alabama Oil and Gas Seminar (PDF)

For further information, contact Sections at (334) 269-1515 or Mary Frances Garner.