Dedicated Denver Oil and Gas Attorney
At Gretchen VanderWerf, P.C., attorney VanderWerf has 39 years of experience helping businesses involved in exploring, discovering, acquiring, developing, producing and marketing Colorado's natural resources. From her Denver office, she handles disputes and litigation that arise during all phases of oil and gas exploration, development and production. She is highly proficient in the complex business issues associated with oil and gas law and has represented clients in a variety of related matters, including:
-Purchase and sale transactions
-Oil and gas titles
-Assignments and deeds
-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. Gretchen VanderWerf has substantial knowledge and experience in disputes over matters such as royalties, mineral titles, operating agreements and commercial transactions involving purchase and sales agreements, as she is accustomed to dealing with problems resulting from industry-related accidents. Regardless of your legal challenges, she works hard to resolve your claims out of court, but you can also be confident that she is an experienced litigator who is prepared for any contested matter or court hearing.
Helping clients comply with regulations
Gretchen VanderWerf helps companies understand their rights and proactively avoid litigation by adhering to regulations. She advises oil and gas companies on contractual matters and helps them understand and comply with Colorado and federal laws, including the General Mining Act of 1872, the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. Throughout her 39 years in practice, she has worked with public, industrial commissions and natural resources and tax agencies to secure all required permits and licenses. When you hire Gretchen VanderWerf, P.C., you get a professional who understands and actively defends against common oil and gas issues, reducing the strain on your business.