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Oil and Gas


Serving the Needs of the Energy Industry

At Stevens | Henry, we understand the importance of the oil and gas industry to our local and national economy, and we work diligently to serve our oil and gas clients and to promote the objectives of the industry as a whole.  Our trial lawyers have represented clients in oil and gas cases throughout East Texas, and our transactional attorneys have assisted clients in a wide variety of oil and gas deals, from individual lease negotiations to large asset sales.  Whether you are an independent operator, a large energy company, a service company, or a royalty owner, the firm is equipped to meet your needs.

Oil & Gas Litigation

Our attorneys represent clients in a wide range of oil and gas cases, including the following:

  • Disputes over oil and gas leases
  • Lease termination cases
  • Lawsuits over operating and farmout agreements
  • Disputes with surface owners
  • Bad-faith pooling cases
  • Title disputes
  • Subsurface trespass claims
  • Collection matters
  • Pipe-failure cases
  • Royalty disputes

At Stevens | Henry, we aggressively litigate each case to achieve our clients’ objectives.  We also understand that litigation can be expensive, and we therefore strive to attain our clients’ goals in a cost-effective manner.

Oil & Gas Transactions

In addition to litigation, Stevens | Henry assists clients in a variety of oil and gas transactional matters, including the following:

  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Assignments and deeds
  • Oil and gas leases
  • Farmout agreements
  • Surface-use contracts
  • Financing agreements
  • Joint operating agreements
  • Well-service contracts

At Stevens | Henry, we provide fast and efficient service to meet our clients’ needs.  Whether your matter involves the conveyance of a small royalty interest or the acquisition of a large portfolio of mineral assets, Stevens | Henry is equipped to handle your oil and gas transactions.