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February 2016 Archives

Looking at the oil/gas leasing process

In our last post, we began speaking about a lease dispute between the Interior Department and a Louisiana company concerning a tract of land in the northern part of Montana’s Badger-Two Medicine area. As we noted last time, it is important for companies who lease property for oil, gas and mineral rights to work with an experienced attorney to deal with any disputes that arise.

Louisiana company in midst of lease dispute with Interior Department

Lease enforcement is an important issue in industries that are real estate dependant. This is especially the case in the oil and gas industry, where access to valuable resources is often determined by lease agreements. When a business is unable to benefit from a lease, the lease isn’t worth much, and legal action may need to be taken to sort things out.