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Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal (ONE J)

Published every other month, ONE J promotes legal scholarship in the oil and gas, energy, and natural resources fields and provides helpful case summaries for practitioners.

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Who We Are

The Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal (ONE J) focuses on all facets of the energy and natural resources industry—including oil and gas, wind and other renewables, water, and agriculture. Since ONE J began operation in the spring of 2015, its student editorial boards have published nearly 2,000 pages of scholarly articles and case summaries. Students publish a new ONE J issue online every other month, making the journal the most frequently circulated of OU Law’s scholarly periodicals.

According to statistics from Digital Commons, ONE J works have been downloaded over 21,500 times since the journal’s founding. In the “Energy and Utilities Law Commons” section of the Digital Commons site, seven of the ten most popular articles for August 2017 came from ONE J. The readership for these works consists of scholars and practitioners around the world.

ONE J is the first peer-reviewed publication of its kind in the nation. The journal also hosts an annual symposium each spring.

Students at the College of Law are eligible to join ONE J during the summer before their 2L year. Rising 2L students may receive offers for membership based on either their performance in first-year classes or their written submissions during the annual law review writing competition. Rising 3L students and transfer students are also eligible for membership through the writing competition.

What's New at ONE J

ONE J’s November issue is now available on the Current Issues page. The new issue features articles by four scholars, based on papers they presented at the second annual ONE J Symposium in the spring of 2018. This issue also includes recent case summaries on topics within the ONE J fields.

Volume 4, issue 3 of ONE J was published in September and is also available on the Current Issues page. The 2018-19 board's third issue featured the 2018 Survey on Oil and Gas. The Survey is a summary of oil-and-gas-related regulatory, judicial, and legislative developments covering twenty-five states and sovereign lands, covering developments from August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018. The attorneys of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC conducted the research and prepared the articles for this issue, with the editorial assistance of ONE members and candidates. 

The following editors are serving on the 2018-19 ONE J editorial board: Editor-in-Chief: Collin McCarthy; Managing Editor: Megan Douglah; Articles Editors: Slate Olmstead, Stephan Owings, Ben Warden, and Megan Conner; Case Editors: Marshall Stone, Tristan Davis, and Scott Kiplinger; Submissions Editor: Erica Grayson; Symposium Editors: Lina Khalaf and Kaleb Smith; Operations Editor: Jordan Wybrant; and Media Editor: Dillon Hollingsworth.

How to Contact Us

Collin McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief:

Megan Douglah, Managing Editor:

Erica Grayson, Submissions Editor:

Phone: (405) 325-5191

ONE J’s regular mailing address is: ONE J: Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 300 Timberdell Road, Norman, OK 73019

ONE J on Digital Commons

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