Oil and Natural Gas Transactions

Attorneys in Phillips Murrah’s Oil and Gas Transactions Practice Group offer rehearsed expertise in a variety of deals pertaining to the exploration for, and the production, transportation and processing of oil and natural gas.

We assist clients in a wide variety of matters that include all streams of the oil and gas industry, including upstream – exploration for and production of oil and gas; midstream – gathering, processing, storing, transporting and marketing of produced oil and gas; and downstream – refining crude oil and the selling and ultimate distribution of natural gas and products derived from crude oil.


Our extensive transactional and tax expertise in this area includes:

  • Numerous initial and secondary public offerings
  • Annual reporting and disclosure requirements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Syndicated and directly funded financing projects
  • Oil and gas leases
  • Drilling and service contracts
  • Joint development agreements
  • Venture capital
  • Bankruptcy
  • Workouts and restructurings
  • Drilling and/or division order title opinions