General Oil & Gas

Our attorneys serve independent exploration and production clients throughout Colorado, including the DJ Basin/Greater Wattenberg Area, Niobrara Shale, Mississippian, Las Animas Arch, San Juan Basin, North Park, and Piceance Basins.  Representative matters include:

  • Regulatory representation in front of the COGCC in spacing, pooling, and protest matters
  • Managing due diligence projects for large transactions exceeding $330 million
  • Leading acquisition and due diligence efforts of a 5,800 acre oil field
  • Serving as lead local counsel for a $19 million acquisition of CO2 interests in SW Colorado
  • Negotiating an AMI covering over 30,000 acres
  • Representing a client in the acquisition of 3,300 acres of wildcat and HBP acreage
  • Advising midstream gas gathering operators with assets on Indian lands
  • Providing transactional guidance and due diligence for a 56,000 acre acquisition
  • Representing oil & gas clients in front of county land boards involving wind farm expansion
  • Guiding operators through ESA issues covering large prospects containing fee, federal, and state lands
  • Regularly advising on mineral and water acquisitions involving private, state, and federal lands