Oil, Gas & Natural Resources Lawyers

We Are Here to Stand Up For Your Rights

The firm regularly represents energy companies, including upstream exploration and production companies and major pipeline companies, along with some landowners, in litigation, appeals and transactions involving oil and gas and mineral rights.

Our oil and gas litigators have vast experience, including cases involving:

  • Lease termination
  • Royalty payments
  • Surface accommodation
  • Breach of joint operating agreements and other exploration agreements
  • Preferential purchase rights
  • Title and mineral ownership
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Seismic trespass
  • Pipeline trespass
  • Property damage claims
  • Pipeline blowouts
  • Water runoff and pollution
  • Nuisance claims related to noise and air emissions

Cases We Handle

Naman, Howell, Smith and Lee, PLLC also has significant experience with cases involving inverse condemnation and governmental takings of mineral properties, including situations in which minerals are condemned by new reservoirs and local ordinances.

The firm also represents businesses, investors, and promoters in oil and gas transactions, including:

  • Joint venture agreements
  • Securities offerings
  • And purchases and sales of producing and undeveloped assets

On behalf of landowners and mineral owners, our lawyers negotiate:

  • Oil and gas leases
  • Pipeline easements
  • Mineral deeds
  • And other transactional documents

How We Can Help

The Naman, Howell, Smith and Lee, PLLC attorneys who practice oil and gas law are here to help you solve your legal matter. Though we are a large firm, we pride ourselves on providing small firm service and creating personalized solutions for our clients.

Since 1917, we have been supporting clients through complex and difficult cases, and we can use the experience and knowledge we've gained to assist you during your legal matter.

In order to connect with our experienced natural resources attorney in Texas, fill out our online form today for the help you need.

Call any of our locations to get in touch with our Texas natural resource lawyers:

  • Austin - (512) 479-0300
  • Fort Worth - (817) 509-2025
  • San Antonio - (210) 731-6300
  • Waco - (254) 755-4100



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