Oil and Gas RegulatoryPoulson, Odell & Peterson, LLC’s oil and gas regulatory practice encompasses regulatory matters in federal, state, and local jurisdictions, including the Bureau of Land Management, Interior Board of Land Appeals, state oil and gas conservation commissions, and local governments.  The firm has extensive experience in both adjudicatory and rulemaking proceedings, involving varied issues such as:

  • Well density
  • Spacing
  • Pooling
  • Operatorship disputes
  • Risk penalty disputes
  • Regulatory compliance and associated penalties
  • Leasing
  • Suspensions of operations and production
  • NEPA
  • The Endangered Species Act
  • Air and water issues
  • Royalty issues
  • Federal unitization and communitization agreements

Notably, attorneys with Poulson, Odell & Peterson, LLC have participated in every significant rulemaking undertaken by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conversation in the last decade. The firm has efficiently and competently achieved positive results for its clients, working with trade organizations and lobbyists to successfully navigate and manage the divergent interests and goals of industry stakeholders.