Energy/Oil & Gas


The founders of Wilson, Robertson & Cornelius, P.C. were extensively involved in the early days of oil and gas development in theEast Texas area, and to date the oil and gas business continues to be a primary focus of the firm's practice areas. We represent large and small oil companies, independent producers and operators, landowners, lenders, and public entities in providing transactional services and litigation support in practically all areas of energy industry operations including the following:

  • Title examinations and title opinions.
  • Drafting and negotiating oil and gas leases.
  • Assignments and acquisitions.
  • Farmout, operating, and unit agreements.
  • Partnership agreements.
  • Surface use agreements.
  • Title disputes.
  • Breach of contract and business torts.
  • Drainage and development disputes.
  • Disputes over document interpretation.

In many energy transactions and in complex energy litigation, other lawyers in the firm participate to contribute their expertise in corporate, tax, employment law, and other areas.

This firm's history and background with the oil and gas business provides us with the knowledge and experience to represent energy industry clients in every phase of energy related transactions and litigation.