Houston Association of Professional Landmen

Houston Association of Professional Landmen Welcome to the Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL) Official page! We are a non-profit, professional organization founded in 1946 for the purpose of: promoting the landman profession, arranging and coordinating educational and social events for members and contributing to the social needs of the Houston community.
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We number approximately 1700 active members located primarily in the Houston area. Our members represent oil and gas businesses ranging from very large oil companies to independent landmen.

We number approximately 1700 active members located primarily in the Houston area. Our members represent oil and gas businesses ranging from very large oil companies to independent landmen.

Mission: To further the education, knowledge and interest of the Professional Landman in current problems that confront the oil and gas industry in its expanded exploration for and the production of energy derived from hydrocarbons, coal, oil shale, uranium, tar sands, nuclear and hydrodynamic sources and the development of sulphur and other natural resources through hard rock mining or otherwise. To promote more effective public relations on industrial, community and governmental levels and when deemed advisable by the Executive Committee to express the Association’s position with regard to matters affecting landmen, the oil and gas industry and public affairs affective the oil and gas industry. To provide social opportunities through which members can meet each other and discuss matters of mutual interest.

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Join #HAPL on December 9, 2020 for our next free webinar from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Jordan Smith of Jackson Walker LLP will be...
11/18/2020

Join #HAPL on December 9, 2020 for our next free webinar from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Jordan Smith of Jackson Walker LLP will be speaking on "Hot Topics In Energy Bankruptcy." There will be 1 RPL/CPL credit available. Register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/876/.

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Meet your 2020-2021 Board of Directors.            Emily Steele McMahon, CPL is a Senior Landman with Peregrine Petroleu...
11/12/2020

Meet your 2020-2021 Board of Directors.

Emily Steele McMahon, CPL is a Senior Landman with Peregrine Petroleum Partners, Ltd., a private exploration and production company based in Houston with operated assets in Western Oklahoma, North Dakota, and Texas. She has been with Peregrine since 2014 and is responsible for managing Land operations on all of Peregrine’s leasehold.

Emily is currently the Co-Chair of HAPL’s Women’s Networking Group and has volunteered on numerous #HAPL committees. She was raised in Richmond, Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007, earning a Bachelor of Arts in History with a Minor in Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and traveling. Emily lives in Richmond with her wonderful husband, son and daughter.

#HAPL #landman #volunteer #oilandgas

Thank you to all our Veterans.#veterans #thankyou #HAPL
11/11/2020

Thank you to all our Veterans.

#veterans #thankyou #HAPL

11/11/2020
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It's that time of the year! It's time to renew your HAPL membership dues for 2021. Dues will expire on December 31, 2020.

Benefits of HAPL Membership:
- Monthly newsletter
- Email blasts of upcoming events (so you never miss any!)
- Access to the HAPL Membership Directory online
- Access to job postings online
- Ability to take part in the HAPL Mentorship program
- Member pricing at HAPL events such a luncheons, seminars and sporting events
- Many networking events throughout the year
- Scholarship opportunities for members’ college bound students

You can renew your dues online at www.hapl.org or mail your renewal in with the form at http://www.hapl.org/files/642/.

Once your membership has expired, you will no longer be able to access the HAPL membership directory, receive HAPL email correspondence or membership pricing on HAPL events. If you have trouble renewing online, please give us a call at the HAPL Office at 713-622-6868 or send an email to Lindsey Griffith at [email protected].

#HAPL #landman #oilandgas #oilgas # #networking #opportunities #oilandgasindustry #energy

Today is the last day to register for the HAPL November Webinar being held tomorrow from 12:00-1:00pm.Register online at...
11/09/2020

Today is the last day to register for the HAPL November Webinar being held tomorrow from 12:00-1:00pm.

Register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/875/

Meet your 2020-2021 #HAPL Board of Directors Continued...Michelle Frederick Llanes, RPL, is a Landman and co-owner of Se...
11/05/2020

Meet your 2020-2021 #HAPL Board of Directors Continued...

Michelle Frederick Llanes, RPL, is a Landman and co-owner of Senall Sabres, LLC. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Office Systems and her Master of Business Administration in Management. After working in every aspect as a field Landman, Michelle transitioned in-house and has been working in Downtown Houston for the past nine years. She is currently brokered with Riviera Resources, Inc. as a "flexible" Landman working multiple areas as needed including Kansas, Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Michigan.

Michelle is currently on the Board of Directors for HAPL. She has volunteered her time as a committee member for the HAPL Technical Workshop, co-chaired the AAPL 2015 and 2016 Houston Texas Land Institutes, has successfully chaired the HAPL Gala (fka Awards Banquet) two years (2018-2019), and is currently the HAPL University Liaison.

She prides herself on being a competent, disciplined, self-motivated worker with a focus on keeping costs to a minimum, accuracy of work, and time efficiency of projects. Michelle was raised in Romayor, Texas and currently lives in Willis, Texas with her husband Michael, her three children and her two Australian Shepherd mutts, Lola and Roxy.

The #HAPL 58th Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, November 16th. Sponsorship opportunities are available and...
11/05/2020

The #HAPL 58th Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, November 16th. Sponsorship opportunities are available and registration is open.

You can find the registration and sponsor form on our website at https://www.hapl.org/events/864/.

We hope to see you there!

#golftournament #landman #oilandgas #oilgas #oilandgasindustry #ClubsofKingwood #energy

The #HAPL free November webinar will be on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. This webinar will be certif...
11/03/2020

The #HAPL free November webinar will be on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. This webinar will be certified for 1 CPL/RPL credit.

Alexandra "Alie" Pruner of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. will be our speaker. We look forward to hearing her speak on "Capital Discipline & The Energy Transition Journey."

Register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/875/

Join #HAPL on Saturday, November 7th from 8am - 12pm for our Annual Fall Saturday Seminar. This seminar will be held in ...
10/30/2020

Join #HAPL on Saturday, November 7th from 8am - 12pm for our Annual Fall Saturday Seminar. This seminar will be held in person as well as the option to view the seminar online. There will be 4 CPL/RPL credits available, with one of those credits being an ethics credit. Register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/872/. Registration closes on Friday, November 6 at 12pm.

Lester Zitkus, #AAPL - American Association of Professional Landmen President, will be our keynote speaker. We look forward to hearing him speak as well as Stephen Newton of The LeBlanc Law Firm, Curt Horne, CPL of Purple Land Management and James McGarvey of Archer Solutions, Inc.

Thank you Percheron, LLC for letting us hold our seminar at your offices!

#ethics #leadership #energy #landman #oilandgas #oilgas #energy

Meet your 2020-2021 HAPL Board of Directors.Rob Lee, CPL is an Advisor Land Negotiator on the EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery...
10/28/2020

Meet your 2020-2021 HAPL Board of Directors.

Rob Lee, CPL is an Advisor Land Negotiator on the EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery) and Exploration Team with Occidental Petroleum. His primary responsibilities are the operational land functions for EOR Units in Ector and Andrews Counties, Texas, as well as handling business development opportunities throughout the Permian Basin.

Rob began his career in 2007 as an Independent Landman running title and buying leases in East Texas. He went on to work numerous projects across North and South Texas including multiple due diligence projects and a 3D seismic shoot in Starr County, Texas. Rob later transitioned to In-house role at EP Energy working with the Business Development and Permian Asset Teams before moving to Oxy in 2018.

Rob has been a member of both #AAPL and #HAPL for many years and volunteered on the Bridging the Gap social in the past. He lives in Katy, TX with his beautiful wife and 4 boys. In his spare time, Rob enjoys watching sports and taking his boys hunting at his deer lease.

Don’t Miss Out! Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 58th Annual HAPL Golf Tournament on Monday, November 16t...
10/28/2020

Don’t Miss Out! Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 58th Annual HAPL Golf Tournament on Monday, November 16th!

Registration and Sponsorship information can be found online at https://www.hapl.org/events/864/.

#HAPL #landman #oilandgas #oilgas #opportunities #sponsorship #golftournament #golf #networking

The #HAPL free November webinar will be on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. This webinar will be certif...
10/26/2020

The #HAPL free November webinar will be on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. This webinar will be certified for 1 CPL/RPL credit.

Alexandra "Alie" Pruner of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. will be our speaker. We look forward to hearing her speak on "Capital Discipline & The Energy Transition Journey."

Register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/875/.

Meet your 2020-2021 HAPL Board of Directors.Greg LaBove, CPL, CPLTA is a Landman for Fieldwood Energy, LLC a Houston bas...
10/20/2020

Meet your 2020-2021 HAPL Board of Directors.

Greg LaBove, CPL, CPLTA is a Landman for Fieldwood Energy, LLC a Houston based E&P company and one of the largest operators in the Gulf of Mexico. He joined Fieldwood in 2013, and during his time there has had the opportunity to manage assets in Texas, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico. Greg is currently chairman of the Gulf Coast Happy Hour.

He was born and raised in Houston, TX. Greg holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas and a Masters of Business Management from Texas Woman’s University. In his spare time Greg enjoys cooking, hunting and spending time with his wife and three kids.
#HAPL #landman #oilandgas

HAPL Service Committee Organization Highlights. Today we highlight The Brookwood Community Annual Softball Game with HAP...
10/14/2020

HAPL Service Committee Organization Highlights. Today we highlight The Brookwood Community Annual Softball Game with HAPL.

#HAPL #service #landman #volunteer #community #nonprofit #volunteering #givingback

Join #HAPL on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 10am - 4pm for our 13th Annual Shale Webinar. We will have 6 RPL/CPL cred...
10/13/2020

Join #HAPL on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 10am - 4pm for our 13th Annual Shale Webinar. We will have 6 RPL/CPL credits available. You can register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/878/.

We are looking forward to hearing the excellent presentations by the following speakers: Drew Potts of Kirby, Mathews & Walrath, PLLC, Brandon Myers of Wood Mackenzie, D. Bradley Gibbs of Kiefaber & Oliva LLP, Richard Patience of Applied Petroleum Technology (APT), Elijah Bogle of Halliburton and Austin Brister of McGinnis Lochridge.

#landman #oilandgas #enegy #oilandgasindustry #title #permianbasin #oilandgaslease #geology #shaleplay # #petroleum #oil #gas #technology #webinar

Join #HAPL on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 for a free virtual meeting being held from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. Andrew Clinton from...
10/12/2020
Event - HAPL October Webinar

Join #HAPL on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 for a free virtual meeting being held from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. Andrew Clinton from The Kuiper Law Firm, PLLC will be speaking on "Regulatory Relief in Unprecedented Times."

Registration has been extended through Tuesday, October 13 at 10:00am. Register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/874/. There will be 1 CPL/RPL credit available.

#landman #oilgas #oilgasindustry #oilandgasindustry #oilandgas

The HAPL October Webinar will be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 via online webinar from 12:00pm – 1:00pm.  The topic will be "Regulatory Relief in Unprecedented Times" by Andrew Clinton, Partner at Kuiper Law Firm. This luncheon will be certified for 1 CPL/RPL credit. 

Just a reminder that we are a few weeks away from this year’s HAPL Skeet Shoot! Entry forms are due by October 2nd! We w...
09/30/2020

Just a reminder that we are a few weeks away from this year’s HAPL Skeet Shoot! Entry forms are due by October 2nd! We will have many great prizes available, including a 75” Samsung QLED TV! The registration form can be found online at https://www.hapl.org/events/858/.

Meet one of your HAPL Directors, Hunter M. Arbuckle, RPL.Hunter Arbuckle, RPL is a Senior Landman with EP Energy and is ...
09/30/2020

Meet one of your HAPL Directors, Hunter M. Arbuckle, RPL.

Hunter Arbuckle, RPL is a Senior Landman with EP Energy and is responsible for land and business development functions in the Permian and Uinta Basins.

Hunter is serving his first of a two-year term as Director and has served on multiple committees in HAPL; including the Chairman of the Bridging the Gap social since 2017.

Hunter has also spent portions of his career working the Haynesville and Eagle Ford plays.

In 2014, he graduated from Texas Tech University with a BBA in Energy Commerce.

Hunter enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting and being with friends and family. Hunter and his wife, Paige, live in Katy.

#HAPL

Join #HAPL on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 for a free virtual meeting being held from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. Andrew Clinton from...
09/28/2020
Event - HAPL October Webinar

Join #HAPL on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 for a free virtual meeting being held from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. Andrew Clinton from The Kuiper Law Firm, PLLC will be speaking on "Regulatory Relief in Unprecedented Times."

Registration closes Monday, October 12 at 2:00pm. Register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/874/. There will be 1 CPL/RPL credit available.

#landman #oilgas #oilgasindustry #oilandgasindustry #oilandgas

The HAPL October Webinar will be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 via online webinar from 12:00pm – 1:00pm.  The topic will be "Regulatory Relief in Unprecedented Times" by Andrew Clinton, Partner at Kuiper Law Firm. This luncheon will be certified for 1 CPL/RPL credit. 

Meet your HAPL Immediate Past President, Eli Robert Huffman.Eli Huffman began his energy career in 2008 when he joined L...
09/23/2020

Meet your HAPL Immediate Past President, Eli Robert Huffman.

Eli Huffman began his energy career in 2008 when he joined Lone Star Production Company. Eli is presently Manager: Land/Legal for Lone Star. Eli is also a principal founder of several companies including: Helmsman Minerals, LLC and Eagle Natural Resource Management, LLC.

Eli is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and is a Certified Mineral Manager recognized by the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO). Eli earned his law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, and holds a B.A. in Government/Business from the University of Texas at Austin. Eli is a past President of the Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL), 2019-2020 term; and has volunteered in numerous other roles for HAPL during his career including former Chairman of the Permian Social and founding Co-Chair of the Mentorship Program. Professional memberships include: HAPL, American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), WHAPL, State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, NARO, Houston Producers Forum, and ADAM – Houston.

Eli and his wife Mary Nan live in west Houston with their two sons and three dogs, and they enjoy spending time outdoors with family and friends whenever they can.

#HAPL

On October 1, 2020, the Texas Oil and Gas Association will host a Regional Energy Summit aimed at mobilizing energy empl...
09/22/2020

On October 1, 2020, the Texas Oil and Gas Association will host a Regional Energy Summit aimed at mobilizing energy employees and empowering industry supporters in Houston and Southeast Texas to be vocal.

The event will begin with a brief economic update for the region, followed by a discussion from Texas Speaker Dennis Bonnen about the central role industry will play in Texas’ economic COVID recovery, and concluding with a Q&A with Congressman Dan Crenshaw.

Register Online at https://lnkd.in/dK_nPkD

Last Day To Register!
09/21/2020

Last Day To Register!

Registration is now open for the HAPL 51st Annual Technical Workshop Webinar that will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/854/. We have some great speakers and topics lined up! Please note we have a new topic and speakers. The new topic is “Successful Acquisitions in Distressed Times.” Please see the flyer for more information.

Thank you to our Gold Sponsors Jackson Walker LLP and W Energy Software!

09/16/2020

We are currently looking for CPL’s willing to volunteer to be proctors for the RPL/CPL exam. The exam would take place on December 4, 2020 at the Houston Marriott North (255 N. Sam Houston Pkwy, E.) from 7am to 4pm. We would need two volunteers for the five hour morning shift and two for the four and half hour afternoon shift. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the HAPL office at [email protected].

Please note that there will not be a traditional exam review. However, all those taking the exam will be provided a pre-recorded CPL/RPL review webinar, prior to the exam. Right now, there are over 50 people in the Houston area that are approved to test for either CPL/RPL. We welcome all those interested and available to take the CPL/RPL exam to contact us directly for details.

#HAPL #AAPL #landman #oilgas #oilgasindustry #oilandgas #oilandgasindustry

Meet your HAPL Assistant Treasurer, Kyle Lesak, CPL.             Kyle Lesak, CPL, is Vice President, Business Developmen...
09/15/2020

Meet your HAPL Assistant Treasurer, Kyle Lesak, CPL.

Kyle Lesak, CPL, is Vice President, Business Development for Percheron, LLC; a nationwide integrated land services provider. He joined Percheron, formerly known as OGM Land, in May 2008. During his time there, Kyle has worked and managed title, lease acquisition, due diligence, and curative projects across Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arkansas, he now does Business Development nationwide.

Kyle was a 2 year director for HAPL, and now serves as HAPL Assistant Treasurer. He is a member of the HAPL service committee, and has hosted the HAPL Fall Saturday Seminar for the past 3 years. Kyle also serves on the Board of Directors for Washfest Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, that benefits local charities and scholarships for pediatric cancer patients, and is a member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) Breeders Greeters committee.

Kyle lives in Seabrook with his wife Jennise, his 2 daughters, Hayden (7) and Lennon (4). In his free time he enjoys playing golf, watching sports, traveling, and bar-b-queuing.

Join #HAPL on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 for a free virtual meeting being held from 12:00pm - 1:00pm.  Andrew Clinton fro...
09/15/2020

Join #HAPL on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 for a free virtual meeting being held from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. Andrew Clinton from The Kuiper Law Firm, PLLC will be speaking on "Regulatory Relief in Unprecedented Times."

Registration closes Monday, October 12 at 2:00pm. Register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/874/. There will be 1 CPL/RPL credit available.

#landman #oilgas #oilgasindustry #oilandgasindustry #oilandgas

Registration is now open for the HAPL 51st Annual Technical Workshop Webinar that will be held on Tuesday, September 22,...
09/14/2020

Registration is now open for the HAPL 51st Annual Technical Workshop Webinar that will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Register online at https://www.hapl.org/events/854/. We have some great speakers and topics lined up! Please note we have a new topic and speakers. The new topic is “Successful Acquisitions in Distressed Times.” Please see the flyer for more information.

Thank you to our Gold Sponsors Jackson Walker LLP and W Energy Software!

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Should you have any questions about our profession, activities or organization, please feel free to contact our Executive Administrator/Newsletter Editor, Diane Snyder, or our Membership Desk/Historian Lindsey Griffith at 713 622-6868. If you are interested in membership you will find all of the information you'll need on the HAPL official website, www.hapl.org. Click the Join HAPL link in the navigation bar.

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