Today More Than Ever

Energy companies find themselves in need of trusted representation from counsel who understand the complex issues emerging in this rapidly evolving industry. Dawson Parrish combines its legal expertise with a thorough understanding of the technical, strategic and financial issues facing the industry in order to provide successful and cost-effective representation of its clients’ interests. Our areas of oil and gas expertise consist of a full range of legal and commercial services, including:


Title Examination

At Dawson Parrish, PC, we consider the preparation of well-researched title opinions to be the critical foundation of any successful oil or gas venture. The Firm’s oil and gas title examination team includes a strong core group of experienced oil and gas attorneys who have a wealth of experience in the examination of title and preparation of title opinions for drilling, division orders, financing transactions, and acquisitions. All of our oil and gas title attorneys are trained in the ability to efficiently and effectively prepare oil and gas title opinions for drilling, division orders, financing transactions and acquisitions. Properties examined range from urban shale plays with units involving hundreds of tract lots to more traditional title examination in rural areas including both exploratory plays and complex secondary recovery units.


Energy Transactions

The Firm handles all phases of acquisitions and divestitures of producing properties in transactions of all sizes. We assist our clients preparing a wide-range of transactional documents including: operating agreements, participation agreements, joint ventures, farmouts, area of mutual interest agreements, and other instruments and documents required for conveyances or assignments of mineral interests. Additionally, we assist our clients with the due diligence necessary to conclude a sale by reviewing instruments and documents required for each closing on an energy transaction. We represent operators as well as non-operators in preparing and interpreting participation agreements and operating agreements.


Energy Litigation

Dawson Parrish serves a diverse cross-section of oil and gas industry players — including major oil companies, service companies, and large and small independent operators. Attorneys at Dawson Parrish are able to provide quality litigation to their clients because of their practical industry background in Oil and Gas coupled with their experience and skill in litigation. In doing so, Dawson Parrish is able to provide clients with a decided advantage in achieving cost-effective results in trial, contested case proceedings, mediations and negotiations.