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Oil and Gas Law

Whether you are a small landowner or real estate developer, we have the experience and knowledge to confidently handle your oil and gas needs.

Our broad practice involves the purchase and sale of oil and gas properties, as well as transactions involving the ownership, operation and production of oil and gas properties throughout Texas. Our Firm can handle disputes and litigation that arise during all phases of oil and gas exploration, development and production.

We routinely represent a variety of clients, including:

  • Landowners
  • Mineral owners
  • Royalty owners
  • Working interest owners
  • Oil and gas companies and related service companies

Many of our landowner clients are:

  • Business owners
  • Real estate developers
  • Homeowners’ associations
  • Neighborhood associations
  • Individual urban and rural landowners

We actively market the landowners’ minerals to oil and gas companies and brokers to achieve the best possible leasing opportunities, benefits, and protections for our clients. We also represent landowners in condemnation and eminent domain proceedings involving pipelines and associated easements and land use issues.

Typical matters handled by the Firm include:

  • Oil and gas leasing
  • Preparation and negotiation of mineral and royalty deeds
  • Royalty and division order disputes, including underpayment claims and pricing disputes
  • Surface use disputes
  • Oil and gas lease pooling and unitization disputes
  • Property title disputes
  • Pipeline condemnation disputes
  • Easement negotiation and litigation
  • Oil and gas lease termination litigation
  • Surface damage litigation

Contact us now to learn more.