Attorneys for the Oil and Gas Industry
Armbrecht Jackson LLP has been the premier firm of the oil and gas industry in Alabama for many decades. Our lawyers have acquired expertise in a wide-ranging field of legal issues relevant to this industry as well as an extensive understanding of the business aspect of this industry. To discuss your current oil and gas needs, including regulatory and title matters, class action lawsuit defense, prosecution or defense of other lawsuits, or state tax issues, contact our team.
Leveraging extensive experience and in-depth knowledge, we advise clients on all legal aspects of drilling, field development and operations, royalty and severance tax computation, pipeline right-of-way acquisition, underground gas storage, and contract drafting and negotiation. Our attorneys have litigated complex and landmark cases involving:
Involvement in Complex and Landmark Oil and Gas Matters
- Ownership of coal bed methane in Alabama
- Location of the state/federal boundary in offshore waters
- Breach of obligations in coal leases and oil and gas leases
- Class action royalty owner lawsuits
- Appeals of orders of the State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama
- State severance tax computations
- Use tax exemptions for the oil and gas industry
We frequently appear for our clients in proceedings before the State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama, including hearings involving establishment off special gas storage rules. Members of our legal team have played a key role in drafting a number of Alabama’s oil and gas statutes and of the Rules and Regulations of the State Oil and Gas Board. Members of our legal team have also conducted negotiations with property owners in conjunction with obtaining and maintaining oil and gas leases and with the creation of federal pipeline corridors throughout the Gulf Coast.
Our experience and capabilities extend beyond basic real estate disputes to issuance of title opinions regarding mineral rights, and involving oil, gas, timber and other resource issues.
Our attorneys advise and represent clients in the various financial aspects of oil and gas exploration as well. We have advised producers concerning legal issues relating to calculation and payment or royalties; and our Firm is well equipped to counsel your business and handle negations- or litigation if necessary – to resolve issues involving severance taxes and other Alabama taxation matters.
Work With Attorneys Who Understand Your Business
If your business is oil and gas, or mineral exploration and production, our firm strives to be a full-service legal resource and prides itself on understanding the nature of your representation.