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Lease Disputes

Why do oil and gas lease disputes occur?

Subsurface oil and gas leases are created between a drilling company and a landowner in order to establish a relationship governed by legally-binding rules that must be adhered to by both parties. Common stipulations within an oil and gas lease include restrictions to the areas where a drilling operation can exist, limitations for where access roads may be located, the level and means of payment to a landowner, restrictions for noise violations,excessive road construction and much more. When the terms of a lease agreement are violated, however, disputes may occur.

Common oil and gas lease disputes involve use of land, storage of equipment and materials for construction, drainage of water pumped from the drilling site, payment for royalties and more. In many cases, these disputes can escalate to situations where only an attorney can help. Many disputes cannot be resolved between the parties themselves, and litigation or mediation may be necessary. While it may be intimidating to imagine going up against a commercial entity such as a drilling operation or energy company, rest assured, a true professional will not be tempted to stand down in the face of such opposition.

Oil and Gas Lease Dispute Resolution

The Amaro Law Firm consists of a strong group of Texas oil and gas law attorneys who have decades of combined experience representing landowners and corporations alike in a variety of matters related to oil and gas laws. Our firm has successfully handled the negotiation of surface use agreements, oil and gas pipeline leases, issues of breach of contract and many others with the utmost professionalism and dedication to our clients. We will do everything in our power to make sure that your oil and gas lease dispute is resolved in a way that is beneficial to you and your concerns, and will exhaust every possible option in the pursuit of your satisfaction.