Experience

 

Oil & Gas Title Experience

  • Rendered more that 1000 title opinions from abstracts and courthouse records, including lease purchase, drilling, division order, unit, ranch surface and mineral title
  • Title due diligence in connection with numerous oil and gas acquisition, merger and financing transactions

Oil & Gas Controversy Experience

  • Trial of operating agreement disputes for both operators and non-operators, including Texas Oil & Gas Corp v. Hamilton and IP Petroleum v. Wevanco
  • Trial of trespass to trial actions involving title to oil and gas fee and leasehold interests and title to a prolific oil and gas well
  • Trial of oil and gas royalty disputes involving issues such as failure to pay, incorrect payment, price, deductions, processing and market value
  • Trial of disputes involving purchase and sale of oil and gas properties
  • Arbitrator in purchase and sale agreement and title disputes
  • Mediation of Oil & Gas Controversies

Oil & Gas Transactions Experience

  • Assisted numerous buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of producing oil and gas properties
  • Assisted private hedge fund in negotiating and documenting creative structured financing alternative to small E&P company with excellent lease position in Barnett Shale play in Tarrant County
  • Assisted privately held independent E&P companies in negotiation and drafting of exploration agreements
  • Assisted private investor group in purchase of equity interests in oil and gas exploration prospects using net profits structure
  • Assisted publicly held independent E&P company in sale of volumetric production payment to finance acquisition of coal bed methane properties
  • Assisted major financial institution in negotiating and documenting acquisition of Section 29 tax credits in producing oil and gas properties

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