practice areas

Title Examination 
The core of our practice areas at Alford & O’Brien, PC is the rendering of oil and gas title opinions. Services include Acquisition, Original Drilling, Supplemental, Leasehold and Division Order Title Opinions. With our main office located in San Antonio, Texas, we are well positioned to travel to your county of interest for a stand-up examination of instruments, if desired. 

Curative Guidance and Support 
At a time in the energy industry when the bottom line could not matter any more, we believe integrating our counsel into the acquisition and/ or curative process can benefit our partners by saving valuable time and reducing land costs. We craft the most efficient solutions, ensuring issues are addressed correctly the first time around. 

Operational & Regulatory Advising 
Acquiring and developing acreage presents a host of unique technical issues. We assist our partners with everything from operations to compliance with regulatory and administrative bodies. 

Mineral/Royalty Receiverships 
Our legal team is experienced in obtaining receiverships in those instances in which our energy partners are unable to locate mineral or royalty owners. 

Oil & Gas Transactions/Document Preparation 
We offer a wide range of support services to our clients contemplating an oil & gas transaction, including, but not limited to the drafting of Purchase and Sale Agreements and Participation/Exploration Agreements, to Operating Agreements, Assignments, and Master Service Agreements.