Oil and Gas

The Partners of Dean Powell, PLLC, have a combined experience of more than 40 years in the Oil and Gas industry.

Each partner has worked as a landman and the firm prides itself on the ability to provide the work product and communications necessary to assist its clients’ inhouse landmen in acquiring, divesting, and operating Oil and Gas assets.  At Dean Powell, we value efficiency and attention to detail.  We work with many of the biggest oil and gas operators in the United States, as well as independent operators and mineral buyers.  Our Oil and Gas Practice includes the following services:

Title Opinions:

  • Lease Acquisition Title Opinions
  • Original (Drilling) Title Opinions
  • Division Order Title Opinions
  • Supplemental Title Opinions

Due Diligence:

  • Due Diligence Examination – Examination of Title, Identification of Defects, Evaluating Risks and Suggesting and Coordinating Curative Measures
  • Due-Diligence Research – when Title Instruments are deficient, Dean Powell is able to coordinate with teams of landmen or utilize our attorneys to acquire the necessary Title Instruments to allow for proper Due Diligence Examination.

Transactions:

  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Conveyances of working interests, record title, overriding royalty interests, production payments, net-profits interests, and wellbore-interests
  • Joint-Operating Agreements
  • Pooling Agreements
  • Farmout Agreements
  • Surface Use Agreements
  • Leases
  • Fee Deeds
  • Pipeline Rights-of-Way
  • Exploration Agreements and Development Agreements
  • Seismic Agreements
  • Curative oil and gas title documents including Stipulations of Interest, assignments, subordination agreements and ratifications.

Additional Services:

  • Regulatory Analysis
  • Revenue Distribution Analysis
  • Drilling Unit Preparation
  • Assistance with Landowner Negotiations
  • Demand Letter Response
  • Releases of Damages
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Proposal Letters
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Land Services Agreements

CALL US TO LEARN MORE

817-440-6087