The attorneys at Kohm & Associates, P.C. have conducted title examination on oil and gas properties throughout the State of Texas, including South Texas, the Eagle Ford Shale, the Permian Basin, the Barnett Shale and East Texas. Our attorneys have examined title on tracts of land of all sizes and complexities, from large ranches to small townsite lots. The firm leverages our custom-built project management software to timely deliver accurate opinions which are tailored to meet the needs of each individual client. Our attorneys are trained to draft concise opinions, eliminate unnecessary legalese, and recognize the client’s customary practices in reviewing and curing title defects. Additionally, our clients have access to a customizable portal in which they can communicate directly with the attorney drafting the opinion, review the status of the opinion, and access all opinions and documents relating to a specific tract of land.
With a comprehensive understanding of the rules and regulations of the Texas Railroad Commission, the attorneys at Kohm & Associates, P.C. regularly assist our clients in navigating the multitude of complex regulatory issues an operator encounters in the drilling and producing of oil and gas wells. We advise our clients in matters pertaining to well permitting, spacing and density exceptions, production sharing agreement (“PSA”) wells, allocation wells, stacked laterals, production allowables, pooling and unitization, injection and disposal well applications and plugging responsibility. Our attorneys pride themselves on delivering practical solutions when our clients are confronted with regulatory hurdles which impede the full development of their oil and gas assets.
In addition to advising our clients on the strategic purchase or sale of oil and gas assets, Kohm & Associates, P.C. performs due diligence for a variety of oil and gas acquisitions, including producing properties, non-producing assets, equipment, corporate securities and/or financing arrangements. The due diligence services our firm provides can be tailored to meet the time and expense restraints of each individual client. Typically, our firm provides a thorough examination of prior title opinions, updated runsheets, and title instruments, culminating with the preparation of an acquisition title opinion. However, depending upon the nature of the acquisition and the goals of our client, our firm can modify our processes and procedures to provide a limited title report on a less formal basis.
Kohm & Associates, P.C. represents lenders in loan transactions covering oil and gas assets. Our services include delivering title opinions, conducting UCC searches, and performing title due diligence with respect to the mortgaged properties. Additionally, our attorneys are experienced in drafting loan agreements, deeds of trust, promissory notes, assignments, and related financing instruments. With an innate attention to detail and proven practices and procedures, our attorneys provide our clients with valuable assistance from loan origination to loan closing.