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Oil and gas law encompasses many complicated legal policies, procedures and agreements

Only an experienced oil and gas attorney can ensure your rights are protected whenever legal disputes arise

Oil and gas are two commodities that seemingly make the world go round. Without these two natural goods, the modern world as we know it would cease to exist. Countless individuals, businesses, corporations and government entities across the globe have weighted stake in oil and gas. This being the case, it comes as no surprise that legal dealings within these industries require the utmost attention to detail and up-to-date knowledge surrounding the myriad of rights, policies, statutes and regulations pertaining to oil and gas law.

Given the highly lucrative nature of gas and oil industries, energy exploration and production companies jump at the opportunity to acquire land containing oil and gas. However, this land acquisition must be lawful and adhere to the many facets of oil and gas law. When disputes arise pertaining to land rights, leases, agreements and other areas of oil and gas law, the attorneys at Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP are here to resolve them using our vast legal knowledge and experience.

A Deeper Look at Oil and Gas Law

Unlike different parts of the world where national governments regulate gas and oil laws, America allows its states to enforce their own oil and gas laws. Be that as it may, federal and constitutional laws still apply. Individuals, businesses, corporations and even Native American tribes often privately own property containing oil and gas reserves. For energy companies to procure these private properties, they must enter into various legal agreements with the property owners.

“Unlike different parts of the world where national governments regulate gas and oil laws, America allows its states to enforce their own oil and gas laws.”

Whenever gas and oil companies break any exploration, extraction, transportation or land use agreements, the rights holders can often lose significant opportunities and chances to receive restitution. To protect property rights and ensure there is no breach in contracts or agreements, rights holders often seek the guidance from experienced oil and gas attorneys like those at Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP.

Our Oil and Gas Attorneys Can Ensure Your Rights Are Protected

There is a plethora of policies, procedures and state laws that regulate every aspect of oil and gas from land acquisition and extraction to marketing and transportation. If property owners and rights holders are not familiar with the various facets of oil and gas law, they could allow gas and oil companies to run all over them. At Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP, our lawyers have far-reaching knowledge and experience with navigating oil and gas law disputes. In fact, our oil and gas attorneys can provide guidance and counsel for issues including, but not limited to:

  • Drilling agreement disputes
  • Pipeline easement concerns
  • Environmental issues
  • Surface rights
  • Drilling pipeline permits
  • Oil, gas and land title examination
  • Mergers and acquisitions

If you have any questions about how our oil and gas lawyers can help you with your issues, or to learn more about cases we have successfully handled, do not hesitate to contact our firm today.

Contact our oil and gas lawyers today

Our lawyers’ outstanding reputations and commitment to integrity and thoroughness make Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP one of your strongest allies when it comes to oil and gas law disputes. Call us at 940-230-2386 or contact us online to discover how we can help your case.

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