Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys have significant litigation experience in the oil field services industry. We are highly skilled in defending and prosecuting claims relating to expansion and construction efforts involving oil field operations.

We are also experienced in litigations involving environmental, land use and natural resource concerns related to oil field services and operations. We have represented clients in matters arising under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund).

We conduct internal investigations regarding environmental and occupational safety matters for North Sea offshore oil & gas operations.

With regard to securing insurance coverage, we have also represented an oil company in a declaratory judgment action brought in Georgia federal court against two general liability carriers with regard to underground petroleum tanks. In addition, we also have patent experience involving many oilfield technologies such as signal processing, circuits, control systems telemetry, radiation and material monitoring, viscosity, sensors, imaging tools, motor drives, materials and compositions including polymers.

Oil & Gas-Petrochemicals

Experience Highlights

Conducted due diligence for private equity fund prior to the acquisition of 400-acre coastal Brownfields site in California
Conducted due diligence for private equity fund prior to the acquisition of 400-acre coastal Brownfields site in California with active oil field more
Getty Properties Corp. v. Parmar
Represented Getty Petroleum Marketing Inc. in a case where a franchisee of the client was terminated he began using the Getty name in connection with more
Counsel to pipeline company in manufacturing specialized products
Represented pipeline company, as lead counsel, in the design, manufacture and procurement of $5 million worth of specialized products. more
Successful settlement of UST release-related claims against major oil company
Represented a major oil company in resolving threatened litigation arising from a UST release. Case was settled without litigation for less than 20 more

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