Oil and Gas Law

The oil and gas industry is booming in the United States. This means that there is a greater need for oil and gas lawyers.

Oil and gas lawyers secure contracts with private owners, state and local authorities, businesses¬†and drilling companies to ensure that ethical drilling is being followed. For example, oil rights extend downward and it is unethical for a company to angle the well into another property to extract oil or gas. Ensuring that a person or corporation owns the rights to a particular piece of land and securing payment is part of an oil or gas lawyer’s responsibility.

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