Our April luncheon speaker is Mr. C. Louis Renaud of the Texas General Land Office. Mr. Renaud will discuss the business of the General Land Office, its relationship with the landman and leasing community, and other current topics of interest at the Land Office and in Austin.
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Speaker Mr. C. Louis Renaud
Deputy Commissioner for Energy Resources Texas Land Office Louis Renaud is the Deputy Commissioner for Energy Resources at the Texas General Land Office. Before joining the Land Office in May 2005, he was an independent petroleum landman for 29 years in Midland, Texas. Mr. Renaud was born and raised in ...
Deputy Commissioner for Energy Resources
Texas Land Office
Louis Renaud is the Deputy Commissioner for Energy Resources at the Texas General Land Office. Before joining the Land Office in May 2005, he was an independent petroleum landman for 29 years in Midland, Texas. Mr. Renaud was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, and his father and grandfather were also Texas independent oil and gas producers. He graduated from Tulane University in 1974, and subsequently attended the University of Texas at Austin to pursue further studies in general business and petroleum land management.
His participation in the oil and gas business has included general landman work involving courthouse title searches, lease negotiations, lease acquisitions, and title curative. Mr. Renaud has also assembled oil and gas drilling prospects, promoted drilling deals, and performed due diligence services and other land consultation services for major and independent oil and gas companies. He served as Governor George Bush’s appointee to the School Land Board from 1996 through 2001. The School Land Board consists of the elected Land Commissioner, a Governor’s appointee and an Attorney General appointee; and oversees more than 13 million acres of state real property interests that benefit the Permanent School Fund. In January 2009, he was appointed to represent the State of Texas on the MMS Royalty Policy Committee. Presently he is a member of the Permian Basin Landmen’s Association.