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 November 23, 2015 - 4:35 PM EST
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American Association of Professional Landmen Celebrates New Headquarters at Open House

Fort Worth, AAPL leaders gather to celebrate 60 years in the Metroplex

The American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) held an open house on Wednesday, November 11 at its new headquarters at 800 Fournier Street in Fort Worth. The event featured a ribbon cutting by Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, followed by a reception and open house with AAPL members from across the U.S. as well as local industry leaders.

“America’s landmen are leaders who make a difference in both their communities and in the oil and gas industry, and it is important for our staff and headquarters to have an equally impactful presence in the Fort Worth community,” said AAPL President Marc Strahn, CPL.

More than 200 people, including 19 former AAPL board presidents from all across the country, attended the open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. This year marks AAPL’s 60th year of operation, all of which have been headquartered in Fort Worth.

“It’s an honor to have Mayor Price help us celebrate our new headquarters and decades-long tenure in Fort Worth,” said Executive Vice President Melanie Bell, CPL. “We look forward to continuing to promote high ethical standards to our members and the oil and gas industry from this great city.”

Established in 1955, AAPL is a guiding resource for land professionals as they continue their education in an ever-evolving energy industry. AAPL works closely with the public to advance oil and gas interests and ensure America’s energy independence. Each of the more than 17,000 AAPL members across the United States and in Canada commits to the rigorous ethical standards required in AAPL's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

About the American Association of Professional Landmen

The American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) unites more than 17,000 landmen and land-related energy professionals throughout 44 affiliated local associations in the United States and in Canada. AAPL’s mission is to promote the highest standards of performance for land professionals and to encourage sound stewardship of energy and mineral resources. AAPL serves as the voice of the land professional to encourage fairness and honesty in negotiations that work in the best interest of all parties, wise utilization of natural resources and responsible employment of the land’s surface. Visit or AAPL’s public awareness website,, to learn more.

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Danielle Urban, 512-448-4950

Source: Business Wire (November 23, 2015 - 4:35 PM EST)

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