Many of McCathern’s Dallas and Houston attorneys have experience in a vast range of services for the oil, gas and energy industry. Our clients include independent oil and gas companies, pipeline companies, oil and gas well operators, drilling contractors, transportation companies, insurers, financial institutions, royalty owners and other service and supply companies involved with the industry. We represent companies and owners in courts and before arbitral tribunals throughout the United States and in transactions involving oil, gas and energy companies.

It is our goal to assist clients in developing their businesses in such a manner as to avoid litigation altogether. However, when matters arise that necessitate adjudication of claims, either in or out of court, before juries, judges, magistrates, mediators or arbitration panels, our attorneys have experience in untangling these complex disputes, including the following:

Litigation Matters

  • Personal injuries
  • Well blowouts
  • Wellhead, casing, downhole, and reservoir damage claims
  • Lost and delayed production claims
  • Property damages and ownership disputes
  • Title disputes, mineral lease disputes, royalty valuation disputes, and production royalty audits
  • Contract disputes, including indemnity claims
  • Insurance disputes
  • Transportation claims for damages
  • Environmental claims
  • Claims regarding product sales and marketing contracts
  • Enforcement of U. S. and foreign ship mortgages
  • Enforcement and defense of U.S. and foreign maritime lien Transaction

Transactional Matters:

  • Operating Agreements
  • Farmout Agreements
  • Royalty Agreements
  • Leases
  • Title Review
  • Acquisitions
  • Equipment Manufacturer Agreements
  • Fracking Chemicals Contracts

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