Professor Anderson is a Professor & Distinguished Oil & Gas Scholar, School of Law and Texas Executive Education Faculty, McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin; Eugene Kuntz Chair in Oil, Gas, & Natural Resources Emeritus and George Lynn Cross Professor Emeritus, University of Oklahoma; Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne Faculty of Law; Global Faculty, University of Dundee; and affiliated faculty at the University of Sydney.
Professor Anderson has lectured at numerous universities and venues on six continents and throughout the United States. He has authored over 100 articles. He is a co-author of International Petroleum Transactions, Hemingway Oil and Gas Law and Taxation, Cases and Materials on Oil & Gas Law, and A Student’s Guide to Estates in Land and Future Interests. He is a co-author of the supplements to Kuntz on Oil and Gas Law. He is editor in chief of the Texas Title Standards. He served as an editor of the Oil and Gas Reporter from 1989 to 2017. He was co-author of Volume 2 of the treatise Waters and Water Rights and of the annual supplements from 1993 to 2017.
He has twice served on the Board and as a Vice President for the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and serves as form and style editor of the AIPN Model Contracts. He is a recipient of the Legacy Award of the AIPN. He serves on the Academic Advisory Board of the Institute for Energy Law, as Faculty Adviser to the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law, on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Law Journal (ONE J), and he served on the founding Executive Committee of the Journal of World Energy Law and Business. He is a member of the Texas, Oklahoma, and North Dakota bars; a life member of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; a member of the American Law Institute; an honorary trustee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation; and a trustee of the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation. He is an arbitrator and consultant on oil and gas law and policy.