Jason Newman represents energy clients in a broad range of matters, including upstream and midstream arbitration and litigation, regulatory and administrative proceedings, commercial disputes and personal injury litigation.
Mr. Newman is experienced in advising energy clients on legal issues arising from horizontal drilling and the development of various oil and gas shale plays throughout Texas and the United States. Mr. Newman represents clients in disputes arising from oil and gas leases, royalty obligations, joint operating and joint development agreements, midstream agreements, surface disputes, title disputes, unit designations, and acquisition rights, including preferential purchase rights.
In addition to litigation and alternate dispute resolution, Mr. Newman represents and advises upstream client oil and gas operators in transactional engagements, including asset sales, oil and gas lease negotiations, and related title issues and risk mitigation. His clients include Murphy Oil Corporation, EOG Resources, Chevron, Marathon Oil Company, and CenterPoint Energy, among others.