Certificates & Workshops

Several industry certificates, workshops, programs, seminars and field trips are offer through the TCU Energy Institute. Our goal is to provide the highest level of outreach education available by bringing in top professionals in the industry to teach and lead our classes. All of our programs offer CU credits and certificates of completion.



The TCU Energy Institute has joined with the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) to offer this program to existing and prospective royalty owners who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to manage their mineral assets more effectively. The program is also open to attorneys, accountants, financial advisers, and consultants who work closely with mineral owners. The instructors are certified mineral managers and experienced mineral owners who have broad experience in teaching the fundamental skills that royalty owners must possess to interact effectively with operators and maximize the return on investment in their mineral assets.


The Advanced Royalty Owner Program is targeted toward individuals who have knowledge of the industry, are familiar with mineral management or have completed the basic Royalty Owner Program. This program will focus on more advanced legal and operational concepts to help maximize the mineral owners’ return on investment from in their mineral assets. It is also open to licensed professionals who advise and support mineral owners, including attorneys, accountants, financial advisors, trust officers, lenders, investors, estate planners, consultants and minerals managers.  Participants who successfully complete the program will be awarded a certificate from the TCU Energy Institute signifying that they have mastered this body of knowledge.