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Dedicated Natchez Oil and Gas Attorneys

Truly, Smith & Latham, P.L.L.C. has more 70 years of combined experience in helping businesses involved in exploring, discovering, acquiring, developing, producing and marketing Mississippi’s natural resources. From the firm’s Natchez office, the firm’s attorneys handle disputes and litigation that arise during all phases of oil and gas exploration, development and production. They are highly proficient in the complex business issues associated with oil and gas law, and have represented clients in a variety of related matters, including:
  • Purchase and sale transactions
  • Oil and gas titles
  • Land exchanges
  • Operating issues
  • Financing agreements
  • Assignments and deeds
  • Farm-outs
  • Oil and gas contracts/licenses
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Litigation and disputes
  • Federal and state regulatory matters

Applying extensive litigation experience

Oil and gas companies are often accused of not paying royalties to the owners of the land or mineral rights. And because of the dangers of drilling, oil and gas businesses must often deal with property damage, such as oil well fires or explosions. These accidents can lead to litigation over injuries caused to workers. Truly, Smith & Latham, P.L.L.C. attorneys have substantial knowledge and experience in disputes over such matters as royalties, mineral titles, operating agreements and commercial transactions involving purchase and sales agreements, as they are accustomed to dealing with problems resulting from industry-related accidents. Regardless of your legal challenges, the firm works hard to resolve your claims out of court, but you can also be confident that our attorneys are experienced litigators who are prepared for any contested matter or court hearing.

Helping clients comply with regulations

Truly, Smith & Latham, P.L.L.C. helps companies understand their rights and proactively avoid litigation by adhering to regulations. The firm’s attorneys advise oil and gas companies on contractual matters, and help them understand and comply with Mississippi and federal laws including the General Mining Act of 1872, the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. We work with public, industrial commissions and natural resources and tax agencies to secure all required permits and licenses.  When you hire an attorney from Truly, Smith & Latham, P.L.L.C., you get a professional who understands and actively defends against common oil and gas issues, reducing the strain on your business.

Rely on a proactive and diligent Mississippi lawyer today

Call Truly, Smith & Latham, P.L.L.C. at 601-442-6495 or contact the firm online today to schedule an appointment at the firm’s Natchez, Mississippi office.