Energy / Oil & Gas Litigation

Elias, Books, Brown & Nelson’s oil and gas litigation practice encompasses virtually every aspect of oil and gas and energy-related disputes. Our lawyers in this practice area have vast experience in handling such matters before juries, judges and arbitrators. Our clients include integrated energy companies, independent oil and gas producers, purchasers and pipelines, as well as royalty and mineral owners.

Our experience includes land and title disputes, working and royalty interest owner disputes, third party claims, joint operating agreement disputes, gas purchase contract litigation, gas balancing claims, traditional tort and insurance defense litigation arising from oil and gas operations, and energy-related environmental litigation. These disputes may arise in any aspect of the industry from the acquisition of leases, to the organization and administration of joint operating agreements, through all aspects of exploration, development, production and abandonment, and the sale, purchase and marketing of oil and gas. The firm's practice includes both federal and state trial courts and appellate courts, including the Supreme Court of Oklahoma and all federal and state trial courts in Oklahoma. Our lawyers also have substantial experience representing clients before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.