The Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal (ONE J) focuses on all facets of the energy and natural resources industry—including oil and gas, wind and other renewables, water, and agriculture. Since ONE J began operation in the spring of 2015, its student editorial boards have published over 4,100 pages of scholarly articles and case summaries. Students publish a new ONE J issue online four times a year.
According to statistics from Digital Commons, ONE J works have been downloaded over 56,875 times from 3,864 institutions in 164 countries since the journal’s founding. In the ‘Energy and Utilities Law Commons’ section of the Digital Commons site, five of the ten most popular articles for December 2017 came from ONE J. The readership for these works consists of scholars and practitioners around the world.
ONE J is the first peer-reviewed publication of its kind in the nation. The journal also hosts an annual symposium each spring.
Students at the College of Law are eligible to join ONE J during the summer before their 2L year. Rising 2L students may receive offers for membership based on either their performance in first-year classes or their written submissions during the annual law review writing competition. Rising 3L students and transfer students are also eligible for membership through the writing competition.
The August 2021 issue of ONE J is now available on the Current Issues page. The issue showcases ONE J student member publications from the following authors: Kale Hajek, Piper Hampton, Bryce Hayden, Wesley Hazen, Jonathan Reiswig, Tyler Self, Kallen Snodgrass, Lauren Watson, and Yuanyuan Zhang. This edition’s articles cover topics spanning the entire industry, from complex pooling issues to environmental considerations in the post-McGirt era.
Editors serving on the ONE J editorial board for the 2021-2022 academic year are: Editor-in-Chief: Piper B. Hampton; Managing Editor: Wesley Hazen; Submissions Editor: Tyler Self; Symposium Editor: Joe Krodel; Operations Editor: Jonathan Reiswig; Media Editor: Sydney Bale; Articles Editors: Sydney Bale, Emillie Oberlander, Jessie Washam, and Joshua Ridgway; and Case Editors: Bryce Hayden, Yuanyuan Zhang, Grace Tucker, and Kale Hajek.
Volume 6, issue 4 of ONE J was published in May. The issue features the following articles: "Hardin’s ‘Tragedy of the Commons’: Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Environmental Protection: Moving Towards an Emerging Norm of Indigenous Rights Protection?," by Sascha Dov Bachmann & Ikechukwu P. Ugwu; "Petróleos Mexicanos: A Victim of Mexican Politics," by Carlos Cohen-Leon; "The Obstacle: A Proposal for a Universal Standard to Determine Those Acts or Events That Sufficiently Rise to the Level of an Obstacle Suspending Prescription of Non-Use for a Mineral Servitude Owner Under Louisiana Mineral Code Article 59," by Eric R. Harper; "How Can the United States Learn from Foreign Countries’ Transport and Use of Renewable Power?," by Kristin M. Hecker; and "In the ‘Era of Might and Happiness’, Will the Trans-Caspian Pipeline Project Be Built?," by Tiffany O’Keefe. The issue also includes recent case summaries on topics within the ONE J fields.
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ONE J’s regular mailing address is: ONE J: Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 300 Timberdell Road, Norman, OK 73019