Optional Registered Professional Landman Exam
Again, the seminar has been combined with the RPL Review and Exam.
information is also found in the attachment.
Curtis D. Horne, CPL
Curtis D. Horne began his career as an independent landman in Oklahoma in 1981, and has experience in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Montana. His firm, Curtis D. Horne & Associates, LLC, has offices in Houston and Fort Worth, providing clients throughout Texas with a full range of field land services. He is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen, the Houston Association of Professional Landmen, the Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen and the Montana Association of Professional Landmen.
Curt is an instructor for the AAPL Certified Professional Landman Exam Review, the AAPL Introduction to Field Land Practices, and the AAPL Basic Land Seminar. He currently serves as AAPL Treasurer, is the immediate past Chairman of the AAPL Certification Committee, is a member of the AAPL Education Committee, and is very active in AAPL and local associations. Curt was the recipient of the 2002 Field/Independent Landman Award from the AAPL.
S. Craig Young, CPL
Craig Young is a graduate of Texas Tech University, and has been operating as an independent landman out of Abilene, Texas, for more than 25 years. Craig formed a partnership with W. Glen Shedd, CPL, in 1991 and has been operating as Young & Shedd since. Prior to this, he was a landman for Pennzoil Producing Company in Shreveport, Louisiana, covering parts of Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas and all of Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. He then covered the Gulf Coast area of Texas. Craig also formed his own corporation in 1980 to handle exploration and petroleum land management.
Craig is a former AAPL president (2003-04 term) and has served AAPL in several other capacitates, including first vice president, regional director, chairman and assistant chairman for the AAPL certification committee He is a member of the Abilene and Permian Basin Landmen’s associations, having served as both a director and president of the Abilene APL.
He also served on the board of directors of the West Central Texas Oil and Gas Association and on the advisory board for the Petroleum Land Management Program at Texas Tech University.
He and his wife are avid challenge level square dancers and take every opportunity they can to travel to dances.