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Pat Ottinger has been appointed as a member of the Natural Resources Law Education Committee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. As described on its website, the Foundation is a collaborative, educational, non-profit organization dedicated to the scholarly and practical study of the laws and regulations relating to oil and gas, mining, energy, public lands, water, environmental and international law. The purposes of the Natural Resources Law Education Committee are to: 1) monitor the natural resources law courses offered at Constituent Law Schools and other law schools; 2) suggest plans of action for the Foundation to facilitate and improve natural resources law education and scholarship for law students; and 3) identify options for providing natural resources law courses to law students at Constituent Law Schools where such courses are not available, are being reduced, or may not be offered due to insufficient enrollment. Mr. Ottinger has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, since 1996, teaching the course in Mineral Rights and an Oil and Gas Seminar.