Leading Louisiana Energy Law Attorneys

The energy, business transaction, and litigation law firm of Hargrove, Smelley & Strickland was founded in Shreveport, Louisiana, to meet the needs of owners and shareholders of companies. Our growth since 1994 allows us to provide experienced legal representation for local, regional and national oil and gas companies with exploration, production, refinery, and transportation operations in Louisiana.

Exceptional Knowledge and Expertise in Oil and Gas Law

Oil and gas exploration, production, marketing, and distribution involve very specific areas of the law that require a deep understanding of regulations regarding natural resources, property rights, and contract dispute resolution. We have the experience to help your oil and gas business succeed among the many industry regulations, conservation directives, and anti-trust laws that are part of the energy marketplace.

We Provide Experienced Energy Law Legal Counsel and Representation for Matters Such as:

  • Drilling and other contractual rights, drafted and reviewed
  • Property and mineral rights issues
  • Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS); Carbon Sequestration
  • Contract dispute resolution and litigation
  • Preparation of assignments, subleases, farmins and farmouts
  • Preparation of purchase and sale agreements
  • Title examination and legal issues
  • Regulatory matters before the Louisiana Office of Conservation
  • Drilling permits and pipeline applications
  • Joint operating agreements
  • Surface damage claims
  • All other corporate transaction and legal matters

From the initial exploration, to transportation and production, our energy law attorneys provide knowledgeable legal services to protect our clients’ interests.

Contact our offices in Shreveport to discuss all of your energy law needs.