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

Published four times a year, 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 over 5,700 pages of scholarly articles and case summaries. Students publish a new ONE J issue online four times a year.

According to statistics from Digital Commons, ONE J works have been downloaded over 129,198 times from 191 countries since the journal’s founding. Readership for ONE J 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 newest issue, volume 7, number 2, was published in December and features the 2021 Survey of Oil and Gas.  The Survey is a summary of oil-and-gas-related regulatory, judicial, and legislative developments covering twenty-six states, along with sovereign lands in the U.S.  It covers developments from August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021. The attorneys of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC conducted the research and prepared the articles for this issue, with the editorial assistance of ONE J members and candidates.  The twenty-six Survey articles are available in PDF format at the Current Issues page.

Editors serving on the ONE J editorial board for the 2021-2022 academic year are: Editor-in-Chief: Piper B. Hampton; Managing Editor: Wesley Hazen; Submissions Editor: Tyler Self; Symposium Editor: Joe Krodel; Operations Editor: Jonathan Reiswig; Media Editor: Sydney Bale; Articles Editors: Sydney Bale, Emillie Oberlander, Jessie Washam, and Joshua Ridgway; and Case Editors: Bryce Hayden, Yuanyuan Zhang, Grace Tucker, and Kale Hajek.

Volume 7, issue 1 of ONE J was published in August and may also be found on the Current Issues page. The issue showcases ONE J student member publications from the following authors: Kale Hajek, Piper Hampton, Bryce Hayden, Wesley Hazen, Jonathan Reiswig, Tyler Self, Kallen Snodgrass, Lauren Watson, and Yuanyuan Zhang. This edition’s articles cover topics spanning the entire industry, from complex pooling issues to environmental considerations in the post-McGirt era.The issue also includes recent case summaries on topics within the ONE J fields.

How to Contact Us

Piper Hampton, Editor-in-Chief: piperhampton@ou.edu

Wesley Hazen, Managing Editor: weshazen@ou.edu

Tyler Self, Submissions Editor: tself@ou.edu

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

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