Oil & Gas


Gallagher & Kennedy represents upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas clients focusing on environmental and other regulatory matters, including state and local taxation issues. We represent oil and gas companies regarding environmental permitting, compliance counseling, and defense of air quality, water quality, and other environmental enforcement matters.

In New Mexico, the firm has experience representing upstream and midstream companies in proceedings before the Oil Conservation Division and Commission regarding compulsory pooling, injection well permitting, site remediation, rulemakings, and other matters.

The firm’s attorneys are proficient in oil and gas mineral property title examinations, stock and asset purchase and sale transactions, and related due diligence.  They also represent oil and gas companies in litigation regarding various oil and gas property and commercial issues. We represent downstream companies concerning project development, permitting, regulatory compliance counseling, and other matters. In addition, we have skillful government relations lawyers accomplished in oil and gas issues, particularly in Arizona and New Mexico. Our extensive natural resource law background regarding environmental, public lands, mineral rights, water rights, and other laws impacting the oil and gas industry provides a breadth of experience and knowledge to help solve complex legal problems and maintain regulatory compliance for the industry.