Oil and Gas & Energy Litigation
CRAWFORD, WISHNEW & LANG represents clients in matters involving mineral interests and other energy-related businesses and interests. Often, these cases touch multiple areas of the law, as they involve contractual and business considerations in addition to considerations regarding real property and title. We stay informed on the constant legal and technological developments in the energy industry, both statewide and around the country to help us serve as effective advisors and litigators for our mineral interest-holding clients. Our representations include:
-An oil-and-gas company in a breach of contract and fraud dispute concerning the failure to pay a broker fee. Obtained a substantial settlement on behalf of the client (amount confidential).
-The mineral interest owners in a breach of contract and fraud lawsuit concerning the defendants' attempt to circumvent their mineral interest ownership. Obtained a seven-figure settlement on behalf of the clients at mediation.
-Mineral interest owners in successfully prosecuting a breach of lease and environmental contamination claims against the operator.