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With multiple decades of experience, and high profile cases under our belts, Jones Gill Porter Crawford and Crawford LLP has the experience and skill necessary to get results for upstream and midstream oil and gas companies, mineral and royalty owners.  Our lawyers have litigated hundreds of oil and gas cases involving millions of dollars in both state and federal courts, as well as handled complex arbitrations, mediations, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Our attorneys are creative problem solvers, employ effective litigation tactics, and are sensitive to our clients’ business objective and financial considerations. We aggressively represent our clients, and are dedicated to providing effective communication, developing goal-driven courses of action, and avoiding litigation entirely, if possible, by administering alternative dispute resolution procedures.

We have the experience and knowledge to effectively assist clients with other litigation matters common to the energy industry, including:

  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Lease disputes
  • Trespass to try title, actions to quiet title, adverse possession, slander of title, and other adverse claims to ownership
  • Payment and calculation of royalties
  • Disputes regarding farmout agreements, joint operating agreements
  • Disputes regarding the failure to develop lease
  • Areas of mutual interest
  • Residential, commercial, and energy real estate disputes
  • Breach of Operators’ duties
  • Royalties, bonuses, shut-in payments, and take-or-pay provisions
  • Compulsory and voluntary pooling and unitization
  • Anti-washout clauses in overriding royalty reservations and assignments
  • Damage to wells, reservoirs, and mineral deposits
  • Insurance, indemnity, and other risk-shifting arrangements
  • Boundary disputes