University of Tulsa to Publish National Energy Law Publications
Driskill, Matt, THE JOURNAL RECORD
Both the Energy Law Journal, a publication sponsored by the Federal Energy Bar Association, and a monograph series on natural resources law sponsored by the American Bar Association will be published by NELPI.
A total of 17 students will work on the Energy Law Journal for course credit and experience. University law student Timothy R. Schnacke has been named editor-in-chief and Brett A. Reber, has been named managing editor.
Susan W. Pennington has been named articles editor.
The Energy Law Journal has been published for 5 1/2 years by the Federal Energy Bar Association in Washington, D.C.
It focuses on issues of energy regulatory law and policy and is comprised of articles written by persons in the Department of Energy, the Office of Management and Budget, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and others in upper-governmental positions.
It also includes articles by law professors and students. It is published twice a year with 2,000 subscribers.
Each edition of the journal will contain approximately 250 pages with the first edition published by the University of Tulsa to be released Dec. 1.
In addition to the publication of the journal, the university will edit the Monograph Series of the Natural Resources Section of the American Bar Association.
The series was established after the ABA abandoned its quarterly publication called the Natural Resource Lawyer, which went to 8,000 natural resource legal specialists. . .
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