Benjamin T. Sweet

Senior Associate

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P: +1.713.229.1536 F: +1.713.229.6136
  • Oil and gas producer - resolved multiple top-leasing and title claims related to oil and gas leases in the Eagle Ford Shale
  • Oil and gas producer - resolved multiple surface and lease disputes with landowners in various Texas shale plays
  • Private independent energy group - litigation regarding a joint operating agreement and joint venture agreements
  • Large foreign energy corporation - dispute over large well proposal for coal bed methane wells in Australia
  • Advised private oil and gas producer with regard to lease termination claims in Texas Panhandle
  • Large energy corporation - dispute over interpretation of operating agreement for export of liquefied natural gas
  • Large energy corporation - represented natural gas pipeline in contested abandonment proceeding at the Texas Railroad Commission
  • Large energy corporation - resolved dispute with easement owner before the Texas Railroad Commission
  • Large chemical company - represented common-carrier liquids pipeline in dispute before Texas Railroad Commission regarding contested tariff rate and terms of service
  • Private real estate investment company - dispute over large shopping center development in West Texas
  • Partnership - dispute involving allegations of fraud and breaches of fiduciary duty between partners
  • Insurance companies - provided defense and negotiated settlements of personal injury claims, property damage claims and first party claims
  • Pro-bono client - prosecuted US § 1983 case in the Southern District of Texas