Oil and Gas Law

Attorney Michael J. Henry in Fort Worth, Texas handles all aspects of oil and gas litigation from the most simple quiet title actions to complex contractual disputes and class action royalty litigation. We have the depth and experience to handle complex oil and gas related transactions. The Law of Oil & Gas in the State of Texas has a rich and detailed history. The Law involves a combination of, among other areas, Property Law, Contract Law, and Rules regarding Probate. 

Do you have mineral rights? Before you sign a surface lease, mineral rights lease, joint lease agreement or the purchase or sale of a lease, protect your rights by contacting Attorney Michael J. Henry in Fort Worth, Texas. As a firm who understands oil and gas law in Texas, Attorney Michael J. Henry is prepared to take care of all your oil and gas concerns by helping you navigate the process of protecting your rights through the formation of royalty trusts or various legal entities, drafting leases, or assisting with working interests. Additionally, as your oil and gas attorney, we take into account your long-term and tax concerns when handling your mineral matters. Proper handling of oil and gas transactions up front can help prevent potential problems or litigation later.

Attorney Michael J. Henry has handled cases involving the following disputes in the Oil & Gas setting:

  • Legal interpretation of an Operating Agreement
  • Legal interpretation of a Drilling Contract
  • Cancellation of Oil & Gas Leases
  • Bad Faith Pooling
  • Determination of whether or not leases are held by production
  • Damage to wells by either defective equipment or sub-par workmanship

Oil and Gas Injuries

The search for, production of, transportation of and storage of oil and gas is an industry, that by its very nature requires a high degree of care. The equipment used in this industry is heavy, moved often, and much of the time involves pressurized fluids or gases. The recent explosion in gas drilling has caused many inexperienced or ill-trained individuals to be placed into supervisory positions. Also, the fluids necessary to drill and frac Barnett Shale wells require an influx of tanker trucks. 

These risks exist not only in rural areas around Fort Worth, but within the very city limits of Fort Worth and its suburban neighboring cities. Oftentimes, oil and gas operations require the coordination of several entities including operator, drilling company, service company and landowner to conduct a particular operation. Attorney Michael J. Henry was raised working in the North Texas oil field and he and his predecessor firm have handled a myriad of oil and gas cases. Also, by their nature, Oil & Gas Injuries involve principles of Trucking Liability, Products Liability, and Premises Liability.

Michael J. Henry | Every Client Matters

When your circumstances necessitate hiring a lawyer you want to work with someone you can trust, someone with experience and who instills confidence. Whether the need is for litigation, commercial, civil or otherwise, real estate, or serious bodily injury and wrongful death, Attorney Michael J. Henry in Fort Worth, Texas is the attorney you need. You need a Fort Worth Attorney who will provide you with sound and easily understandable advise and unfaltering representation, to fight for your rights or to implement creative legal solutions that resolve your problem.

Whether you or a loved one have suffered a serious personal injury , you or your company are a victim of corporate misconduct or have become embroiled in a business dispute, or you are an attorney in need of legal services or support, Attorney Michael J. Henry can help. 

Areas Served

Attorney Michael J. Henry in Fort Worth, Texas provides legal services to a diverse client base that ranges from those individuals and businesses in Tarrant County and surrounding areas such as Arlington, Azle, Bedford, Benbrook, Blue Mound, Burleson, Colleyville, Crowley, Dalworthington Gardens, Edgecliff Village, Euless, Everman, Flower Mound, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Haltom City, Haslet, Hurst, Keller, Kennedale, Lakeside, Lake Worth, Mansfield, Newark, North Richland Hills, Pantego, Pelican Bay, Reno, Richland Hills, River Oaks, Saginaw, Sansom Park, Southlake, Trophy Club, Watauga, Westlake, Westover Hills, Westworth Village, and White Settlement.

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Practice Areas | Michael J. Henry

Construction LItigation

Attorney Michael J. Henry has represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants in residential and commercial construction cases.  Attorney Michael J. Henry in Fort...

Oil and Gas Law

Attorney Michael J. Henry in Fort Worth, Texas handles all aspects of oil and gas litigation from the most simple...

Commercial Litigation

In the course of business relationships, conflicts inevitably arise. Attorney Michael J. Henry in Fort Worth, Texas has been...

Breach of Contract Litigation

Attorney Michael J. Henry will pursue an efficient and effective resolution through all phases of the legal system, including negotiation...

Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Litigation

At the Law Office of Michael J Henry, we provide our clients with legal representation in a variety...

Trucking Liability

Fort Worth and North Texas finds itself in the middle of one of the busiest transportation centers...

Construction Injuries

Commercial and residential construction projects by their very nature create a complicated web of entities that are...

Products Liability

Texas law provides for, under certain circumstances, the recovery of damages or wrongful death and survivor benefits...

Governmental Liability

The law has always provided special treatment to governmental entities in their relation to injury and wrongful...

Catastrophic Injuries

Many times injured individuals or their loved ones are faced with injuries that by their very substantial...

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