Energy Litigation

"Preeminent oil and gas litigation practice providing expert representation to multinational companies, service companies, shale play independents and investors."

Chambers USA 2020

Baker Botts has played a significant role in the evolution of the energy industry from its earliest days. With over 175 years of experience in the energy industry, our Litigation Practice has grown and diversified with the industry, and today we are one of the world’s leading law firms serving the needs of clients in the energy sector.

"Clients say: ‛They can handle regulatory or courtroom matters and they provide a lot of proactive prevention to stay out of the courtroom too.’"

Chambers USA 2020

We handle litigation for producers, processors, transporters, distributors and marketers of all forms of energy - oilnatural gas, natural gas liquids, coal and electricity, as well as for the many service companies that support these activities.

We have a history of representing clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts and before federal and state regulatory bodies as well as in front of arbitration panels around the globe.

We handle disputes involving all aspects of the exploration, production, distribution, and marketing of energy products, including:

  • Upstream Oil and Gas Operations
  • Royalty Disputes-Private Litigation
  • Royalty Disputes-Government Actions
  • Supply Contract Litigation
  • Service Contract Litigation
  • Energy Project Construction Disputes
  • Downstream Operations and Contracts
  • Market Manipulation and Consumer Price-Fixing Litigation
  • Regulatory Reviews and Rate-Making Proceedings
  • Government Investigations and Litigation
  • Trans-national Litigation