Owen L. Anderson

  • Lecturer


  • JD University of North Dakota Main Campus
  • BA University of North Dakota Main Campus

Areas of Specialty

Professor Owen Anderson is a Visiting Professor of Law at The University of Texas School of Law. He is also the Eugene Kuntz Chair in Oil, Gas & Natural Resources at the University of Oklahoma College of Law where he has taught since 1992. Professor Anderson has previously served as the Jack F. Maddox Professor of Law at Texas Tech University; as Distinguished Visitor and Chair of Natural Resources Law at the University of Calgary; and as Professor of Law at the University of North Dakota. He has also lectured throughout the United States, as well as Canada, Norway, the United Kingdom, and China on domestic and international oil and gas law. He is a Distinguished Lecturer for the Centre for Energy, Petroleum & Mineral Law & Policy at the University of Dundee in Scotland.

Professor Anderson is the co-author of Kuntz on Oil and Gas (Anderson), International Petroleum Transactions (Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation), Cases and Material on Oil and Gas Law (West), and Volume 2 of Waters and Water Rights (Michie). He has also written numerous articles on oil and gas law. He serves on the Board of Editors for the Oil and Gas Reporter (Southwestern Legal Foundation) and the Texas Title Standards.

He is a member of the Oklahoma, Texas, and North Dakota Bars. He serves as a Commissioner for the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; as trustee of both the Eastern and Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundations; a member of the International Oil and Gas Educational Center Advisory Board of the Center for American and International Law in Dallas, Texas; and a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.