The Firm’s Oil & Gas attorneys provide comprehensive legal services to regional, national, and global oil and gas clients of all sizes, from independents to fully integrated companies, from sole proprietorships to Fortune 500 corporations. The Firm’s attorneys bring extensive experience and specialized knowledge to each project or transaction to ensure that clients achieve successful outcomes and resolutions.
The Firm has routinely been at the forefront of critical issues within the California oil and gas industry and regularly provides advice and guidance in structuring complex and innovative transactions, as well as advising oil and gas clients on day-to-day operations. The Firm’s Oil & Gas attorneys handle numerous and substantial transactions within the industry, including:
Negotiation and documentation of acquisitions and sales of producing and non-producing properties;
Preparation of development contracts, such as farm-out agreements, operating agreements, participation agreements, joint venture agreements, linewell agreements, and unit agreements;
Issuance of oil and gas title opinions, including acquisition, drillsite and division order; and
Due diligence in mergers and acquisitions.
The Firm’s Oil and Gas attorneys also include accomplished litigators who are intimately familiar with the oil and gas industry. This industry expertise and experience enables the Firm’s lawyers to quickly assess risks and swiftly resolve problems, so clients can focus on achieving business goals.