Matters

  • Defended a large operator from claims of property damage and trespass as a result of the construction of a section line roadway.
  • Represented a regional bank in the evaluation of a complex credit facility agreement and corresponding transaction documents in connection with a five-year, $100 million credit facility led by a major U.S. bank for the benefit of a large oil and gas exploration and development company as borrower, and in the client’s approval of a commitment of $20 million to the $100 million credit facility.
  • Represented a client in securing financing to provide certain loans and extensions of credit for a mid-level, Colorado-based oil marketing and transportation company pursuant to a credit agreement, security agreement and other transaction documents with a major U.S. bank, and provided corporate services concerning company formation and management.
  • Represented an equity provider in connection with the drafting and execution of a credit agreement, loan agreement and related transactional documents for the funding of an exploration and production company.
  • Represented clients in connection with pooling, spacing and related issues, and in their application for drilling permits before, or under the jurisdiction of, oil and gas commissions in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming and Utah.
  • Represented an oil and gas holding company in the negotiation and drafting of a $3 million purchase and sale agreement covering the acquisition of fee surface, mineral and overriding royalty interests.
  • Represented an oil and gas company in the negotiation and drafting of a $4.37 million participation agreement.
  • Represented an oil and gas exploration company in litigation with a fee landowner regarding the alleged illegal flaring of natural gas in western North Dakota.
  • Represented an oil and gas exploration company in the negotiation and drafting of a $10 million purchase and sale agreement covering the divestiture of fee, state and federal oil and gas leasehold interests.
  • Represented an oil and gas exploration company in the $4.7 million acquisition of producing oil and gas leasehold interests.
  • Represented a solution mining company in the negotiation and drafting of potash and subsurface pore space leases.
  • Advised an oil and gas midstream company in the interpretation and drafting of various federal helium contracts, gas gathering and processing agreements and related issues concerning royalty valuation, allowable deductions and tax matters associated with natural gas gathering system and processing facility.
  • Represented oil and gas exploration companies in the due diligence portions of acquisitions of oil and gas leasehold interests totaling in excess of $1 billion.
  • Represented oil and gas exploration companies in litigation seeking the removal of imprudent coalbed methane operator on fee and state lands in southern Montana.
  • Represented an oil and gas exploration company in a $4 million divestiture of producing oil and gas leasehold interests.