Pledger Law, PC
Decades Of Experience Working For You

Assisting Oil And Gas Producers

Our attorney at Pledger Law, PC, provides experienced representation for small- to medium-sized oil and gas companies throughout California. We can assist with individual transactions as well as provide outside general counsel services that are broader in scope.

This includes transactional matters, internal disputes, and disputes/litigation with landowners, mineral rights owners, and other oil and gas companies. Whether your company is involved in exploration, drilling or oil and gas production, our attorney can assist your company, both now and in the future. We help your business succeed in the challenging and volatile oil and gas industry.

Providing Comprehensive Representation To Oil And Gas Companies

Our lawyer provides the following services to companies in the oil and gas industry.

  • Oil and gas transactions — We can assist in the acquisition and sale of assets, including oil and gas leases. We also draft and review transactional documents such as purchase and sale agreements, farm in/out agreements, joint operating agreements (JOAs) and joint venture agreements.
  • Oil and gas disputes — We can handle disputes and litigation with mineral owners’ royalty and overriding royalty owners, with surface owners, other working interest and joint operating owners, as well as issues with oil company contract service providers. We will review leases and other documentation to develop effective strategies, working to resolve matters efficiently and effectively. Clients can also rely on us for lease and contract interpretation and review, helping prevent future disputes.
  • Administrative law matters — Our firm provides advice and counsel for administrative actions with the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR), as well as other governmental bodies.
  • Outside general counsel — We can serve as your “outside general counsel” for all types of legal problems on an ongoing basis. Additionally, we can assist with real estate transactions and litigation.

Contact Us

We can assist with a wide variety of legal needs for oil and gas companies in Kern County and throughout California. Call our Bakersfield office at 877-478-0945, or make an appointment using our online contact form.