Energy & Natural Resources
Attorneys in Phillips Murrah's Energy and Natural Resources Department have extensive experience in representing and advising oil and gas industry participants, including exploration and production companies, pipeline and transportation companies, service companies, manufacturers of industry parts and equipment, and end users of natural gas. Among the many business and litigation services provided, we have handled the successful defense or prosecution of a wide variety of claims on behalf of our energy clients – claims totaling hundreds of millions of dollars.
Our public utility attorneys actively advise and represent clients regarding a variety of energy and public utility issues, including electric rates, terms and conditions of service, unregulated operations, power regulation, electric industry restructuring, transmission systems access, stranded cost proceedings, power pool restructuring, PURPA, fuel purchase contracts, power sales agreements, state and local franchises, gas transportation and storage arrangements and royalty owner rights issues.
Phillips Murrah also provides advice in areas such as development of new facilities for power generation, regulatory compliance of power generation plants, environmental impacts, water, waste, air pollution, permitting and compliance with international agreements and standards.