Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen

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WAPL has several important announcements for members relating to COVID-19.

The planned April WAPL/AAPL Field Landman Seminar & Networking Event in Cheyenne originally scheduled for April 8 & 9th has been postponed to a date to be later determined due to COVID-19. We will provide announcements when a new date has been selected.

The WAPL Scholarship Program deadline has been extended to Thursday, April 30, 2020 due to COVID-19 as well, so please spread the word that we are still accepting scholarship entries through the month of April.

Now Accepting 2020 WAPL Scholarships

The Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen Scholarship Committee wishes to announce the 2020 Scholarship Program and invite all dependents of W.A.P.L. members, and additionally, all current W.A.P.L. members who are pursuing post-secondary educational opportunities at a certified school, to apply. The deadline has been extended to April 30, 2020.

WAPL would like to encourage members to participate in this years’ AAPL awards program by submitting nominations from our local association for the following awards:

• Pioneer
• Lifetime Achievement
• Landman of the Year
• Local Association of the Year
• Best Member Communication
• Best AAPL Director’s Communication
• Special Awards (Education, AAPL Committee Member, Community Service & Other)
• Best Newsletter/Bulletin

AAPL’s RPL / CPL Education Committee is beginning a concentrated search for new presenters for the Oil and Gas Land Review Seminars. 

Interested members should download, complete and submit the informational sheet / application below. Please note applications must be submitted for review by Friday, November 1, 2019 for consideration.

For the second year in a row, a student in the University of Wyoming’s Professional Land Management Program has been named “outstanding graduate” by the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL).

Jared Adams, of Lyons, Colo., was selected by the trustees of AAPL as the top graduate among nominees from all accredited professional land management programs nationwide. He will graduate this year and already has a job lined up with Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

A 2018 UW graduate, Sam Mallory, of Cheyenne, received the honor last year.

“The energy industry recognizes that the faculty and staff at UW have put together a world-class educational program, and Jared’s accomplishments are helping to shine this spotlight on it,” says Mallory, now a land representative with Shell Oil Co. “Despite being one of the smallest, UW’s Professional Land Management Program is being recognized as the best, and the industry wants to hire graduates from it.”

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