Title Opinion

Oil and gas title opinions are critical component in the development of oil and gas resources. As oil and gas title opinion lawyers, we have years of experience in providing drilling title opinions, supplemental title opinions and division order opinions to companies.

Our title opinions cover matters concerning:

  • Legal ownership of real estate,
  • Royalties,
  • Mineral rights,
  • Easements,
  • Potential encumbrances on title,
  • Leasehold interests,
  • Surface rights, and
  • Other issues that may affect or impact project real estate and the ability of a company to conduct oil, gas, or other related operations.

Title matters can be incredibly complex.

Often, title matters concern both legal issues and factual matters that may impact legal issues. We understand and appreciate the importance that a complete and accurate title opinion will have on the ability for project to proceed. Our oil and gas title opinion practice is focused on providing clients with a clear picture of all title matters affecting the project so that appropriate action can be undertaken. All title opinions prepared by attorneys are reviewed by a senior attorney, which service is provided at no additional charge to our clients. Importantly, we understand the need for title opinions to prepared quickly and efficiently to maintain rig schedules. Under most circumstances, title opinions are prepared and issued to clients within four weeks.