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Oil and Gas Litigation

As the energy capital of the world, the oil and gas industry is a mainstay of the Houston economy. However, numerous energy disputes can arise that can be extremely difficult to resolve. Local, state, and federal regulations make oil and gas litigation complex, and companies facing disputes need experienced trial lawyers to find a resolution.

Types of Oil and Gas Disputes

Walston Bowlin has extensive experience representing a variety of businesses in the energy industry in oil and gas disputes. We can help with matters related to:

  • Mineral rights
  • Oil and gas production
  • Royalties and lease agreements
  • Land title ownership
  • Property rights
  • Breach of contract
  • Joint operating agreements (JOA)
  • Exploration agreements
  • Drilling disputes
  • Storage Disputes


Resolving Oil and Gas Disputes

Because of the complexities of oil and gas law, each dispute requires its own unique legal strategy. While some disputes may be bound by arbitration, others may need to be resolved in court. Only an experienced oil and gas lawyer can determine the best course of action in energy industry litigation.

Why Choose Walston Bowlin?

One of our founding partners, Cliff Walston, previously served as general counsel for one of the leading information, research, and transactional advisory firms serving the oil and gas industry. This experience provides a unique “client-based” perspective to the firm’s representation, especially in light of the downturn in the price of oil and its corresponding impact to the industry. As such, Walston Bowlin is poised to assist oil and gas industry clients both large and small with their legal needs, bringing to the table a unique business-oriented approach.

If you are involved in oil and gas litigation, Walston Bowlin can help. Because energy industry claims can be costly, we offer creative fee agreements to best serve our clients. Call us today to schedule a consultation.

Recent Successes

Depth of Experience

The attorneys at Walston Bowlin have represented oil and gas industry companies in a variety of business and litigation matters, including traditional contractual disputes amongst suppliers, dissolution of a joint venture/partnership between a U.S.-based company and a foreign entity, disputes regarding deliverables such as jack-up units, and litigation involving allegedly defective offshore spooling of pipeline for ocean vessels.

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