Background and Experience
Our staffs background and experience allows us to bring a unique perspective to pipeline matters. We have experience drafting and negotiating pipeline agreements with sales, acquisitions, corporate governance, and developing and drafting agreements to solve ongoing throughput and operational issues, as well as the development and construction of pipelines transporting crude oil, natural gas liquids, crude oil, chemicals, natural or industrial gases, and refined products.
Our legal drafting and negotiating experience is supported by our direct experience in pipeline company management, investment banking, permitting, design, and construction of major pipeline projects and an understanding of producers, traders, shippers, owners, and operators business needs. This collective experience allows us to draft and negotiate carefully tailored agreements to meet your business needs and provides us with a network of resources to access qualified engineering, construction, and investment sources to assure the success of any project.
Expert Witness and Consulting
Mr. Overton is sought by other attorneys to examine cases, prepare reports, and testify regarding safety, design, construction, operations, and maintenance of crude oil, natural gas liquids, chemicals, natural or industrial gases, and refined products pipelines.
Governance, Regulatory, and Corporate Secretary Experience
One of our attorneys has served as an officer and corporate secretary for five of the largest Limited Liability Companies, Corporations, Partnerships, and Undivided Interests that own and operate pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico. He has been responsible for developing and managing major regulatory compliance plans, including those related to homeland security. He has also participated in FERC tariff protests and market based rate case litigation. Pipeline companies and producers have also sought Mr. Overtons advice and comments on proposed MMS regulations related to proposed rulemaking related to The Open and Non-Discriminatory Movement of Oil and Gas as Required by the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, 69 Fed. Reg. 19,137 (April 12, 2004).
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