Professional Landmen's Association of New Orleans - PLANO

Past Events

Gulf Coast Land Institute - October 2019


OCTOBER 17-18, 2019
10 CEU, 1 ETHICS (11 total credits)
LA & TX CLE (pending)

October 17-18, 2019 - Gulf Coast Land Institute
- To signup for the AAPL Gulf Coast Land Institute, CLICK HERE
- To view the Agenda for the meeting, CLICK HERE

October 17, 2019 - Social to follow on 17th
- Social to follow Gulf Coast Land Institute Seminar at the Black Duck Bar at Palace Café, beginning at 5:15 pm. There is no additional cost.  And you can also attend even if you do not attend the Gulf Coast Land Institute.  All we ask is please do the free online RSVP please!

RSVP to attend the free social to follow by filling out this online form:

PLANO Luncheon - Sept 2019



MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2019, 11:30 A.M.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
3064 N. Causeway Boulevard, Metairie, LA 70002

SPEAKER: Senator Sharon W. Hewitt, Louisiana State Senator
TOPIC: 2019 Elections – A Turning Point for Our State

Cost $50.00
PLANO Members Paid Advance Registration, or $60.00 at Door
Non-PLANO Members, $65.00 Advance Registration

Seventy (70) Seats available at this event

Non-registered Members will be seated after Registered Members

AAPL Education Credit Requested

For reservations, e-mail, or call 985-640-0352

Attendee Numbers have to be confirmed to the Restaurant by Friday, September 6, 2019. No cancellations accepted after that date. Please Paypal or mail payments, in advance, by Wednesday, June 5, 2019, to:

PLANO, P.O. Box 51123, New Orleans, LA 70151-1123

Topgolf - BRAPL/LAPL/PLANO - June 29, 2019

Topgolf - BRAPL/LAPL/PLANO - June 29, 2019

11 am to 1 pm

Top Golf, 10955 N Mall Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

To all Active Members, come and enjoy a day of fun at Topgolf!! Enjoy great food, full-service bars, upscale amenities and competitive fun. This event is a way for you to meet teammates from the other associations. This event is hosted by: LAPL / BRAPL / PLANO

**SPACE IS LIMITED, so register now to get your spot!!

*Deadline to Register is June 20th!
*Registration is required
*Payment In Advance Only
*Price includes 2 hours of golf, food & 2 drink tickets

*If you have any questions please contact Bill Moody at 985-290-3984.



PLANO Luncheon - April 15, 2019

* * * * * SOLD OUT * * * * *

Ralph’s On The Park
Main Dining Room, 1st Floor,
900 City Park Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119.

Monday, April 15, 2019, 11:30 A.M.

Speaker:  J. Keith Couvillion,
North America Land Advisor,
Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Houston, TX

Topic:  U.S. Offshore Energy Regulatory and
Policy Update
Click to view PDF flyer

Admission is $50.00 for registered PLANO Members and guest,
$75.00 for non-registered PLANO Members and guest.

Admission fee can be fully refunded through PayPal by
email request on or before Wednesday, April 10th to

Please RSVP on or before April 8, 2019, by either

For your Sponsorship seats, contact
Margo Cameron at, or call 985-640-0352,
P.O. Box 51123, New Orleans, LA 70151-1123

You may also register by contacting
Margaret (Margo) Cameron at (985) 640-0352

PLANO’S 2019 Executive and Sponsor Appreciation Night - February 28, 2019

PLANO’S 2019
Sponsor Appreciation & Executive Night
and Seminar

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Oil and Gas Seminar 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Click to view Seminar Schedule

Cocktails 5:30 p.m.

Featured Speaker 6:30 p.m.
Rick Tallant
Vice President-Production, Gulf of Mexico
Shell Energy Resources Company
Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
616 St. Peter Street
New Orleans, LA

TOPIC: Our Louisiana Legacy: Meeting the World’s Energy Needs Today and Tomorrow…

Cocktail Reception 7:00 p.m.
Tableau Restaurant-2nd Floor
Adjacent to Le Petit Theatre

Additional details for Seminar and Cocktails to follow.

Admission is $50 per person.

To pay online: Click "Buy Now" button, then Click button "Pay with Debit or Credit Card"

You may also register by contacting
Margaret (Margo) Cameron at or (985) 640-1352

Click to view PDF flyer for this event

Presentations from Executive Night:

The New AAPL FORM 610-2015
by Sam Masur & Paul Simon

Cross-Unit, Longer Laterals, and More Sand Create Better Well Economics in North Louisiana
by Joe Anderson

Resurgence of the Louisiana Austin Chalk
by Paul Taranto

PLANO Luncheon - Jan 2019



3633 Veterans Blvd, Metairie, LA  70002

SPEAKER: Michael E. Currie, AAPL President

Click to view full PDF flyer

Michael Currie AAPL presentation slides


PLANO Luncheon - December 2018


11:30 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

209 Bourbon Street, 2nd floor, New Orleans, LA 70130

SPEAKER: Clancy DuBos
Topic: 2018 Election Look Back, and 2019 and 2020 Look Forward

COST: $55 Advance Registration PLANO Member
$60 Paid at Door or Non-PLANO Member

(PLANO Sponsors – you must let Margo Cameron know if you plan to attend to reserve your seat)

Payments can be made online at
Or mail checks to PO Box 51123, New Orleans, LA 70151-1123

PLANO will be collecting unwrapped toys for its holiday donation.
Please bring your donations to this event.

Contact Margo Cameron if you have any questions
by email at or call (985) 640-0352

Joint Industry Luncheon 2018


2018 API Delta Chapter Joint Society Luncheon

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | Registration Begins 11:00 | Program Begins 11:30

Location: Marriott Convention Center | 859 Convention Center Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70130

Topic: "A look into Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Oil & Gas Industry"

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Michael A. Celata, Regional Director, Gulf of Mexico Region, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, U.S. Department of the Interior

Slides from Michael Celata's Presentation
PDF - APIJointIndustryluncheon_11132018.pdf
Powerpoint - APIJointIndustryluncheon_11132018.pptx

PLANO Happy Hour - October 2018

PLANO Happy Hour Palace Cafe

PLANO Happy Hour

at Palace Cafe (Black Duck Bar)

DATE: Thursday, October 18, 2018

TIME: 5 to 7 pm

PLACE: 605 Canal St, 2nd floor, New Orleans, LA

Please RSVP to

Click to view flyer in PDF format


September 12-15, 2018
Astor Crowne Plaza, French Quarter
New Orleans, LA

Surveyors Historical Society has teamed up with Ralph Gipson (many of you will remember Ralph from the Bilby tower project), the local chapter of the Louisiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors, and other prominent local surveyors and historians to put on a “Rendezvous to Remember”.

For program details, presentations and more, visit

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