With a special focus on representing small and independent energy companies, we assist our clients with a variety of oil and gas transactions, including the negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, asset contribution agreements, participation agreements, farmout agreements, joint operating agreements, master services agreements, transition services agreements, area of mutual interest agreements, upstream lease negotiation and acquisition, midstream infrastructure development, and downstream marketing and delivery. Our attorneys have been involved in almost every major shale play in the United States, including the Barnett, Eagle Ford, Haynesville, Niobrara, Greenhorn, Bakken, Cline, and Marcellus formations, as well as many smaller plays. We understand each region’s unique characteristics, including the roles played by land use, geological features, engineering requirements, population density, and the regulatory environment. The intuitive knowledge that our attorneys have developed through their industry experience provides a significant advantage to our clients, enabling us to close transactions to maximum benefit of our clients.
Because we represent landowners, operators and investors, we understand where their interests intersect, and are able to offer creative solutions to help them achieve their goals efficiently and economically. Whether the acquisition of a whole company or a partial interest in a vast acreage position, our attorneys have the experience and industry knowledge to guide clients through complex transactions.
Our attorneys are skilled in negotiating complex deals including joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other arrangements. We also know how to draft, structure and negotiate a variety of contracts and agreements common to the oil and gas industry that deal with the disposition of oil and gas assets.
Whether an independent operator’s small leasehold acquisition or a public company’s multi-billion dollar divestiture of producing assets, our firm has the experience and industry knowledge to provide effective and economic representation in consideration of each client's risks, rights and resources.