TEXAS OIL & GAS LAWYER
The Texas oil & gas lawyers at Moses, Palmer & Howell, L.L.P. have years of experience serving as counsel to landowners, working interest owners and operators in the energy sector. Our oil and gas clients range from publicly traded royalty trusts and energy companies with domestic and foreign operations to smaller independent operators, and from governmental entities or businesses with large land holdings to individual landowners. Our Texas oil & gas attorneys’ expertise in oil, gas and other energy law allows them to offer unique and invaluable insight gained by representing both operators and landowners in a variety of matters.
Texas Oil & Gas Royalties Attorney
The Texas oil & gas royalties attorneys represent clients in a variety of oil & gas matters, including:
- Litigation involving surface use and land use issues, subsurface trespass, complex title disputes, pipeline issues, personal injuries (including matters arising under the Jones Act), reservoir issues, royalty disputes, contract disputes, COPAS matters and audit disputes, lease interpretation, natural gas purchase agreements, joint operating agreements, exploration agreements, easement agreements, area of mutual interest agreements, balancing agreements, drilling contracts and drilling rigs.
- Representation of governmental entities, homeowners’ associations, businesses and individual landowners in the negotiation, interpretation and drafting of oil, gas and mineral leases.
- Negotiation and drafting of surface use agreements, pipeline easement and right-of-ways, pipeline condemnation, pipeline eminent domain, and injection and/or disposal well agreements.
- Negotiation, interpretation and drafting of area of mutual interest agreements, joint operating agreements and like documents.
- Financing transactions and asset purchase agreements involving oil and gas companies.
- Preparation of original drilling, supplemental, acquisition and division order title opinions.
- Liens against mineral property
Texas Mineral Rights Lawyer
Additionally, since the firm’s inception, our Texas mineral rights lawyers have represented a number of governmental entities and other high profile clients in royalty underpayment disputes against oil and gas operators, including DFW International Airport, the City of Arlington, Arlington Independent School District, Kennedale Independent School District, Tarrant County, Tarrant County College District, the City of Grand Prairie, the Baptist Foundation of Texas, and the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth. The frequency with which our Texas oil & gas attorneys handle disputes regarding royalty underpayments has allowed MPH to develop a professional and working rapport with certain oil and gas operators, permitting MPH to achieve favorable resolutions for its clients in the most cost-effective way.
If you have questions about oil and gas law, contact an experienced Texas oil and gas attorney at Moses, Palmer & Howell, L.L.P. | 817.255.9100.
Shayne D. Moses, Partner
David A. Palmer, Partner
Timothy D. Howell, Partner
Clay Humphries, Partner
Matthew Sikes, Attorney