Oil & Gas

Oil and gas is the cornerstone of the Texas energy sector. Several of our attorneys serve the specific needs of mineral, royalty and surface interest owners, as well as oil and gas-related entities. We represent clients on a wide variety of transactional and litigation matters, offering legal services such as:

  • Negotiation, documentation, and transfer of oil and gas leases
  • Negotiation and documentation of the sale and acquisition of mineral and royalty interests
  • Financing secured by oil and gas assets
  • Operating agreements
  • Production sharing, allocation, and well and pooling agreements
  • Mineral ownership disputes
  • Royalty underpayment disputes
  • Surface use and urban oil and gas development issues
  • Implied covenants in oil and gas leases
  • Entity formation and business organization
  • Representation of landowners and operators in litigation proceedings
  • Salt water disposal wells
  • Oil and gas pipelines
  • Water development and sales