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Mithoff Law is experienced in defending the rights of surface, mineral and royalty interest owners in all manner of oil and gas claims. We have experience in pursuing drainage and waste claims, contamination (and indemnity) claims, and have successfully handled disputes before the Texas Railroad Commission. We have handled claims involving both offshore and onshore wells, as well as claims pursuant or subject to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and Oil Pollution Act.
Representative Cases in the News
- As clock winds down mineral owner wants payment calculation verified
A Karnes County mineral owner has sued Marathon Oil Corp. to figure out whether the company is paying royalties correctly -- a common lawsuit in South Texas' 400-mile Eagle Ford Shale oil field and one that's in the rise.
- ConocoPhillips Wants $63 million settlement reimbursed by Noble Energy
HOUSTON -- A state appeals court in Houston agreed Wednesday with ConocoPhillips that Noble Energy owes responsibility to indemnify, or reimburse, ConocoPhillips with respect to a $63 million settlement for an environmental claim for damage to an oil field in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
Handling the case for ConocoPhillips was The Mithoff Law firm -- Richard Mithoff, Sherie Beckman and Warner Hocker; from Baker-Botts Tom Phillips and Macey Stokes, Ben Geslison and Omar Alanz.
- Vantage Drilling v BP
Vantage Drilling Co. sued a BP Plc unit over what it claims was a $265 million increase in financing costs stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
- Nobu Su is a major shareholder in Vantage Drilling and was a director of the company
Taiwan shipping tycoon accused of breach of fiduciary duties. New York-listed Vantage Drilling has launched a fraud suit against Nobu Su, the Taiwanese shipping tycoon who controls around one-third of its shares.
- Galveston Biodiesel v Chevron
Galveston Biodiesel and Chevron involved in a dispute over a partnership.
- Momentum Drilling Co.
More than $200 million in natural gas will not be trapped under Hutchinson Coun ty after two comapnies reached an agreement in Austin.