Tucker Arensberg, P.C., Energy Practice Group provides a variety of legal services to every segment of the energy industry, including exploration and extraction companies, renewable energy companies, traditional utilities, domestic energy companies, mineral companies, financial institutions, private equity firms, government entities, and other companies associated with the natural resource industry.
Representation of our clients goes beyond extensive knowledge of energy law. Excellent representation also means an in-depth understanding of our clients’ operations and needs, as well as an appreciation of emerging issues in the field. In this way, we are not simply reactive to problems when they arise, but are proactive in working with our clients to avoid problems and to propose innovative solutions to suit their needs.
Tucker Arensberg provides a wide range of services to those engaged in, and providing services to, the oil, natural gas and coal industries, primarily in the Appalachian Basin of Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, Western New York and Northern West Virginia.
Tucker Arensberg’s representation includes providing services to independent coal, oil and gas operators and production companies in regard to a variety of other matters including the sale and acquisition of assets, drilling and operating agreements, farm out agreements, area of mutual interest (AMI) and joint venture agreements, right of way agreements, gas purchase and sale contracts, coal supply contracts and transportation and gathering agreements for gas.
The firm also has extensive experience in matters relating to the financing of oil, gas and coal operations and the restructuring of troubled credits for these industries. These financing engagements have taken the nature of general corporate loans, limited recourse deals and project finance operations. Our coal related transactions have resulted in intense exposure to take or pay contracts and title issues concerning coal operations. In addition, the firm has been involved in providing legal advice with respect to the equity financing of oil and gas drilling and development projects including the preparation of private placement memoranda, related documentation, corporate securities and tax advice for limited partnership syndications.
The firm is experienced in energy industry litigation, such as quiet title actions, lease buster cases, nuisance and negligence claims, and disputes over title problems.
The firm’s environmental group has provided services to companies involved in energy operations on compliance and enforcement matters and to lenders in connection with financing those operations.