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:
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/04/10
4.6/5.0 by a Associate on 04/17/12
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/28/14
5.0/5.0 by a Member on 07/10/14
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/30/10
5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/13/12
5.0/5.0 by a General Counsel on 04/02/13
5.0/5.0 by a Member on 04/05/12
5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 04/06/12
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/19/10
5.0/5.0 on 01/04/12
Outstanding lawyer and trusted advisor. David is one of the best litigators in the nation. Read more
Outstanding lawyer and trusted advisor. David is one of the best litigators in the nation.
5.0/5.0 on 09/14/13
5.0/5.0 on 04/15/12
He is incredibly knowledgeable and has excellent communication skills, all the while maintaining an attitude of kindness toward the client. Read more
He is incredibly knowledgeable and has excellent communication skills, all the while maintaining an attitude of kindness toward the client.
5.0/5.0 on 02/05/10
5.0/5.0 on 12/16/13
Dan was extremely knowledgeable in preparing a Reg D offering. Additionally he was very responsive and sensitive to the timing of preparing the offer... Read more
Dan was extremely knowledgeable in preparing a Reg D offering. Additionally he was very responsive and sensitive to the timing of preparing the offering.
4.8/5.0 on 02/09/10
3.5/5.0 on 10/13/10
2.3/5.0 on 04/24/15
His listening skills need improvement. I had to repeat things several times and he would ask me the same questions over again. He is more of a talker... Read more
His listening skills need improvement. I had to repeat things several times and he would ask me the same questions over again. He is more of a talker which is not a bad thing....just not when it comes to listening to what your clients wants and needs are.
5.0/5.0 on 04/17/09
Smart lawyers, valuable research, practical strategic advice, resonable fees, responsive service. A complete solution to a litigation issue. Read more
4.8/5.0 on 10/19/10
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