Mark has provided expert testimony in federal, state, and municipal court proceedings pertaining to Petroleum Land Management as well as oil and gas lease exploration. He has also worked on cases involving 3-D seismic acquisition along with Phase I ESAs.
From 2015 to 2017, he served as Chairman of the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA). In addition, he is on the Board of Directors for Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) and the Foundation Board at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL). He also works with the Professional Land Resource Management Program (PLRM) at ULL and has been since its inception in 1983. In the past, Mark has served as President of the Lafayette Association of Petroleum Landmen as well as on the AAPL Education Committee and AAPL Legislative Committee.
In 1989, Mark co-authored the Louisiana Courthouse Directory – an informational book on Louisiana parishes’ court houses, histories, and locations.