Energy Litigation

Haynes and Boone lawyers regularly solve problems and resolve disputes unique to the energy industry. We focus on businesses involved in energy exploration, production, transportation, development, generation, transmission, refining, processing, and marketing. Our clients include large publicly traded corporations, privately held companies, partnerships, and individuals. We have the knowledge and experience to assist clients with litigation and disputes involving all facets of the energy industry.

We have successfully assisted clients in the oil and gas business with disputes involving joint operations, transportation, processing, preferential rights to purchase, areas of mutual interest, asset purchases and sales, accounting procedures, farm-outs, drilling services, easements, seismic licenses, royalties, and business torts. We represent operators, working interest owners, lessees, service providers, refiners, and purchasers and sellers of property and leasehold interests.

We also have a successful track record assisting clients in the power business with disputes involving the development, construction, and operation of power plants and the interpretation and administration of power purchase agreements. Our clients have included power developers, generators, and service providers.

Our experience includes litigation in state and federal courts, as well as domestic and international arbitration proceedings. We also regularly work with lawyers in other practice areas to counsel clients and assist them in avoiding disputes before they arise.


David Ammons

Seasoned Energy Litigator David Ammons Joins Haynes and Boone

David Ammons, a commercial litigator board certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, has joined Haynes and Boone as a litigation partner in the Houston office.

Navigating Current Oil and Gas Markets

This series of energy industry alerts provides both oil and gas producers and bankers with timely information about distressed commodity prices and legal options to consider regarding credit agreements, restructuring debt, and potential defaults.

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