Energy and Natural Resources

Our energy and natural resources practice encompasses all aspects of oil and gas and energy-related matters. Elias Books oil and gas attorneys have vast experience representing an array of industry partners, including integrated energy companies, independent oil and gas producers, purchasers, pipeline owners, and working interest owners.

Our practice includes representing industry partners and leaders in royalty owner disputes and class actions, defense of lease cancellation claims, defense of well interference claims, defense of reservoir trespass claims, and defense of induced earthquake claims. We have helped our clients resolve land and title disputes, well operation disputes, joint operating agreement disputes, gas purchase contract litigation, gas balancing claims, trespass claims, and energy-related environmental litigation. These disputes may arise at any juncture from the acquisition of leases to the organization and administration of a joint operating agreement through all aspects of exploration, development, production, and abandonment as well as the sale, purchase, and marketing of oil and/or gas. The firm practices in federal and state trial courts and appellate courts.