Energy and Natural Resources

Nowhere is the Firm’s “street reputation” – a small firm that accomplishes big-firm-quality work efficiently and expertly – more apropos than applied to its energy and natural resources lawyers. Representing major players in the natural resources industries, our natural resources lawyers are recognized for helping their clients achieve sophisticated business objectives with dispatch, clarity, and efficiency.

The Firm’s energy and natural resources lawyers work in a number of areas and industries. Our clients include public energy companies, national associations, developers, oil and gas companies, entrepreneurs, mining companies, ski area operators and owners, pipelines, utilities, and renewable energy developers.

Our natural resources attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Super Lawyers, and other publications.

The Firm’s energy and natural resources lawyers have substantial experience with:

  • Oil and gas leasing, surface use and related transactions and litigation
  • Upstream and midstream oil and gas contract litigation
  • Coal-fired and natural-gas energy generation and permitting
  • Wind and solar power development
  • Renewable biofuels
  • Pipeline rights-of-way and surface use agreements
  • Oil, gas, and produced water contracts and regulation
  • Mining transactions and agency permitting
  • Due diligence and mergers and acquisitions
  • Department of Interior and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) leasing and environmental reviews
  • Federal, state and tribal lands leasing, permitting, and agency proceedings
  • Federal and state rulemakings
  • Energy, resource, and resort developments on federal lands
  • Federal land use planning (BLM Resource Management Plans and Forest Plans)
  • Forest Service special use permits
  • Ski area and resort development decisions and terrain expansion projects
  • Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Plans and permits
  • Gathering system, processing plant, pipeline, natural gas storage plant, refinery and gas station transactions and regulation
  • State and federal administrative proceedings, including BLM State Director Reviews and Interior Board of Land Appeals
  • State and federal natural resources litigation and appeals
  • Royalty and mineral rights litigation and class actions
  • Environmental and common law trespass and nuisance litigation and appeals
  • Natural resources and federal lands litigation against or in defense of agencies of the United States

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1801 California Street, Suite 3400
Denver, Colorado 80202

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Phone 303.861.2828
Fax 303.861.4017

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