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Oil and Gas Law

Dedicated Minot Oil and Gas attorneys
At the Maxson Law Office, P.C., we have more than 40 years’ combined experience helping businesses involved in exploring, discovering, acquiring, developing, producing and marketing North Dakota’s natural resources. From our Minot office, we handle disputes and litigation that arise during all phases of oil and gas exploration, development and production. Our attorneys are highly proficient in the complex business issues associated with oil and gas law and have represented clients in a variety of related matters, including:

  • Purchase and sale transactions
  • Oil and gas titles
  • Land exchanges 
  • Operating issues 
  • Financing agreements 
  • Assignments and deeds

  • Farm-outs
  • Oil and gas contracts/licenses
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Litigation and disputes
  • Federal and state regulatory matters

Applying our extensive litigation experience
Oil and gas companies are often accused of not paying royalties to the owners of the land or mineral rights. And because of the dangers of drilling, oil and gas businesses must often deal with property damage resulting from oil well fires or explosions. These accidents can also lead to litigation over injuries caused to workers. Our attorneys have substantial knowledge and experience in disputes over such matters as royalties, mineral titles, operating agreements and commercial transactions involving purchase and sales agreements, and they are accustomed to dealing with problems resulting from industry-related accidents. Regardless of your legal challenges, our attorneys work hard to resolve your claims out of court, but you can also be confident that we are experienced litigators who are prepared for any contested matter or court hearing.

Helping clients comply with regulations
The Maxson Law Office, P.C. helps companies understand their rights and proactively avoid litigation by adhering to regulations. Our attorneys advise oil and gas companies on contractual matters and help them understand and comply with North Dakota and federal laws, including the General Mining Act of 1872, the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. During more than 40 years’ combined legal experience, our attorneys have worked with public, industrial commissions and natural resources and tax agencies to secure all required permits and licenses. When you hire an attorney from the Maxson Law Office, P.C., you get a professional who understands and actively defends against common oil and gas issues, reducing the strain on your business.

Rely on a proactive and diligent North Dakota lawyer.
Call the Maxson Law Office, P.C. at 866-606-9354 today to schedule a consultation, or contact us online.