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Oil & Gas / Energy

Musick Peeler's Oil & Gas / Energy Group represents traditional and alternative energy producers and energy producing property owners in California and throughout the Western United States. 

The group covers the needs of the oil and gas industry including:

  • Oil and gas leases
  • Operating agreements
  • Unit and pooling agreements
  • Farm-in and farm-out agreements
  • Due diligence investigations
  • Public offerings and sales of energy producing property

The firm's attorneys are experienced in handling energy-related litigation in a wide variety of cases including oil and gas ownership disputes, leasing and operational disputes, and litigation of claims arising from the federal Petroleum Marketing Practices Act. Musick Peeler's attorneys also represent energy clients faced with regulatory challenges before the California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources; the State Lands Commission; the Public Utilities Commission; and the Federal Energy Regulation Commission.

By representing landowners, project developers, lenders and manufacturers in complex alternative energy negotiations, the Oil & Gas / Energy Group has also developed expertise in the alternative energy sector.