Become a leader in energy and natural resources law.
With Oklahoma's rich energy industry presence, our oil and gas, natural resources and energy (ONE) arms you with the knowledge and experience to find success in this field. Learn more about this concentration and how to earn a certificate.

Energize Your Legal Career

OU Law is a global leader in the energy field. Each year, we host the Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law and Policy, the largest such conference in the country. Learn more about our unique opportunities in the ONE certificate program and contribute to the Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal (ONE J).

Oil & Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Law Certificate

Elevate your understanding of the energy industry through our certificate program. Learn about oil and gas intricacies, spanning well drilling to delivery systems, and explore diverse areas like wind and water law, conservation, mineral titles, international petroleum transactions, real estate, and beyond.


OU Law’s Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal (ONE J) is a publication devoted to advancing legal scholarship on oil, gas, energy, and natural resources law. The journal presents articles by academics and practitioners alongside notes from student members and editors covering various energy topics.


Foundational Courses Areas-Specific Menu Courses Electives & Seminars Experiential & Other Courses
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Secured Transactions
  • Either Business Associations (4 hours) or Corporations (3 hours).  Only one of these courses may be taken by any student.

  • Agricultural and Food Law
  • Energy Law
  • Mineral Title Examination
  • Native American Natural Resources
  • Oil and Gas Contracts
  • Oil and Gas Environmental Law
  • Oil and Gas Practice
  • Water Law
  • Wind Law
  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Transactional Law 
  • Practicum I: Business Combinations
  • Business Tax
  • Environmental Law
  • Intellectual Property Law Survey
  • International Business and Human Rights
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Law Foundations
  • Title Examination



Discover energy and natural resources law without a J.D. Our LL.M. caters to practicing lawyers, and the M.L.S. is for working professionals seeking legal expertise. Specialize in either program.
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