Types of litigation that can occur in the of oil and gas business are many and varied.  Common disputes in the field of oil and gas often center on the following:

  • Royalty Payments
  • Lease Access
  • Slander of Title
  • Surface Damage
  • Lease Termination
  • Operator Compliance with Lease Terms and Implied Lease Covenants
  • Lease Options
  • Acreage Selection Agreements
  • Pooling and Unitization Agreements
  • Division Order Agreements Between Operator and Net Revenue Interest Owners
  • Title Disputes, including Easements and Pipelines and Suits to Quiet Title
  • Nonpayment of Delay Rentals
  • Oil field accidents