Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Oil, Gas and Mineral Law involves laws dealing with ownership, production, land titles, surface use, financing of oil, gas and minerals as well as conveyances, contracts, and other transactional documents.

Lawyers in this area are knowledgeable of statues and regulations affecting oil, gas and minerals.  They have also experienced litigators and knowledgeable in the taxation of oil, gas and other minerals.

Click here to review the Standards for Certification in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law.

Board Certified Difference - Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Why choose a lawyer Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law? Qualifications include:

  • Practice law fulltime for at least 5 years as an active member of the State Bar of Texas;
  • At least 3 years of Oil, Gas & Mineral Law experience with a yearly minimum 35% substantial involvement with Oil, Gas & Mineral Law matters;
  • Handled Oil, Gas & Mineral matters or transactions that meet substantive requirements;
  • Qualified vetted references from judges and lawyers in the area;
  • Complete 60 hours of TBLS approved continuing legal education in Oil, Gas & Mineral Law;
  • Meet all of the TBLS Standards for Attorney Certification; and
  • Pass a comprehensive 6-hour examination in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law.  Click here to review the Exam Specifications.  
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