The oil and gas members of our Energy Industry team advise independent oil and gas producers and major companies (public and private) on all aspects of oil and gas exploration and production. Our experience includes all facets of acquisition, divestiture and exploration and production in U.S. and international conventional and unconventional oil and gas developments.
Our oil and gas attorneys are well versed in the industry and its changing needs, and are active members of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the American Bar Association’s Environment, Energy & Resources section, as well as various state oil and gas associations.
Ownership and Production Arrangements
Our attorneys provide a full range of legal services to the oil and gas industry with respect to the ownership and operation of production assets, including:
We advise clients on all aspects of project structure, financing, capital formation, and acquisitions and dispositions of oil and gas properties, domestically, internationally, and on federal and Indian lands.
Our tax attorneys are familiar with the special tax issues of businesses engaged in mining, oil and gas exploration and development, leasing and transportation. We have extensive experience with 1031 exchanges.
Our oil and gas practice includes work in the upstream, midstream and downstream transportation operations, including gas marketing agreements, hedging, financial derivatives and related contracts. We routinely develop and negotiate long-term agreements for the supply, purchase, processing and exchange of production. In addition, our attorneys regularly negotiate, customize and counsel clients with respect to industry-based and proprietary agreements for physical and financial settlement of energy and energy-related transactions, and have extensive expertise with respect to the credit issues that are critical to these transactions.
Our attorneys handle disputes related to all aspects of exploration and production, bringing to bear a specialized knowledge of the oil and gas industry and the full energy value chain.
Our firm’s recent oil and gas experience includes: