Oil and Gas Title Examinations

  • Oil and gas title examinations and preparation of Drilling, Division Order, Supplemental and Lease Acquisition Title Opinions
  • Document preparation to cure title defects
  • "Due Diligence" examinations of in-house title documents in connection with property acquisitions

Oil and Gas Transactions

  • Negotiation and preparation of Drilling Agreements, Participation Agreements, Farmout Agreements, Exploration Program Agreements, Unit Designations, Joint Venture and Partnership Agreements, Operating Agreements, and Oil and Gas Leases
  • Acquisition, sale and mortgaging of producing properties
  • Acquisition, sale and mortgaging of gathering and pipeline systems
  • Lease acquisitions and/or exploration and production operations
  • Louisiana, regulatory matters, including hearings before the Louisiana Office of Conservation and the State Mineral Board; prepare Louisiana oil and gas mortgages for lending institutions

Business, Entities and Banking

  • Business organization formation, including corporations, limited liability corporations, joint ventures, limited partnerships and partnerships
  • Oil and gas drilling funds
  • Assistant counsel in oil and gas related litigation
  • Internal operations and administrations for clients
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Willey, Edwards & Wright

Our firm is primarily engaged in the practice of Oil and Gas Law in Texas and Louisiana.