Gas, Oil & Minerals

Topp Law also focuses on litigation and regulatory actions under state oil, gas, and mineral development programs, including litigating title and environmental claims as well as other contractual lease and land use issues. The firm has substantial expertise in the following areas:

  • Dormant Mineral Act
  • Minerals and Royalty Assignment, Deed, or Transfer
  • Minerals Mortgages
  • Mineral Title Opinions
  • Mines and Minerals Act
  • Negotiating oil and gas leases
  • Negotiating solid minerals leases
  • Part 615 of Natural Resources and Protection Act (Supervisor of Wells Act)
  • Representing landowners with severed minerals
  • Representation of parties in administrative hearings and contested cases
  • Supervisor of Wells Petitions