"Oklahoma's economy is firmly based on our state's abundant natural resources and the people who develop them. We understand the issues that arise in these industries, and we have the experience and expertise to resolve them."

John J. Griffin Jr.
Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Co-Chair


"The challenge of environmental practice is combining legal expertise, scientific sophistication and a pragmatic understanding of how to get things done."

LeAnne Burnett
Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Co-Chair

Energy, Environment & Natural Resources

Crowe & Dunlevy's Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group draws from the firm's energy and natural resources, environment, litigation and business departments. Our attorneys have a long-standing history of representing parties in the energy and environmental arenas. We are well positioned to provide a broad array of legal services to our clients. Our services include energy litigation, transaction and contract services, representation before state and federal administrative agencies, environmental permitting, compliance and defense, labor and employment, tax and corporate management. We understand the unique needs of the energy industry and recognize the importance of incorporating corporate philosophies and policies into our legal representation.

Energy Litigation

Our energy litigation practice includes representing oil and gas producers, midstream companies, refiners and retailers in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings relating to:

  • Claims arising from on- and off-shore production, gathering and processing of gas
  • Defense of class action claims asserted against oil and gas producers, midstream companies, refiners and retailers of motor fuel
  • Disputes between midstream companies, or between midstream companies and producers over industry contracts
  • Royalty owner and landowner claims
  • Environmental statutory citizen suits

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Transactional and Contract Matters Services

We assist clients with a broad range of oil and gas transactions including:

  • Preparation of oil and gas contracts
  • Sales and acquisitions of oil and gas properties
  • Advice regarding legal issues arising in the oil and gas industry

Environment Experience and Expertise

The firm's environment practice includes experienced attorneys in all aspects of environmental laws and regulations including:

  • State and Federal regulatory compliance analysis and permit applications
  • Environmental litigation
  • Real estate and business transactions
  • Insurance litigation for environmental claims
  • Underground storage tank regulatory compliance

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Alternative/Renewable Energy

Crowe & Dunlevy’s Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group is at the forefront of this shifting landscape. We advise clients on a variety of legal matters involving renewable and alternative energy technologies and projects, including:

  • Siting wind projects
  • Permitting solar energy systems
  • Biofuels and biomass
  • Hydroelectric acquisitions and project development
  • Energy efficiency

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Industry Involvement

Crowe & Dunlevy attorneys that serve the energy industry stay apprised of the latest developments in the industry through their involvement and membership in:

  • American College of Environmental Lawyers 
  • Center for American and International Law
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Oklahoma Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association
  • Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association
  • American Association of Professional Landmen
  • American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Natural Resources

Client Comments

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