Greg has been practicing oil and gas law since 2003 and has advised on hundreds of Drilling and Division Order title opinions. He represents a range of clients, including large, publicly traded companies and small, local producers and investors on complex title and transactional matters throughout Oklahoma and has particular experience on matters involving Anadarko Basin assets. Greg also has extensive experience working with state and federally owned oil and gas properties, as well as “restricted” property held in trust for members of various Native American tribes. He advises on matters involving Commissioners of the Land Office of the State of Oklahoma, the United States Bureau of Land Management and the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Greg has served as an arbitrator for contractual disputes on high-value oil and gas property transactions. He has also litigated matters on the Conservation Docket at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission for Pooling, Spacing, Location Exception and Change of Operator applications. Having been on all sides of upstream deals, Greg brings valuable perspective and a keen eye for risk mitigation in drafting, executing or interpreting important title and other pre and post drilling agreements.
In addition to speaking at oil and gas industry seminars and events, Greg provides in-house land and legal training to various operators and other clients with interests in Oklahoma. Prior to his legal career, Greg was a teacher and coach for Oklahoma City Public Schools. He is a lifelong Oklahoman.