Tré Fischer, Danielle Mirabal, and Ben Rhem Edit Guide to Texas Oil & Gas


The book, titled O’Connor’s Texas Oil & Gas – Statutes & Regulations, contains over 1,500 pages of statutes and regulations that govern the diverse practice of oil and gas. The user-friendly guide covers topics related to development (e.g., exploration, drilling, leasing), transportation, storage, conservation, environmental compliance and cleanup, and litigation. For more information or to order a copy, CLICK HERE.

Tré Fischer has broad experience representing companies in the energy and manufacturing industries in complex litigation, in a wide range of transactional matters, before administrative and regulatory bodies, and concerning compliance and liability issues; with litigation of all kinds for corporate, individual, and insurance clients on both sides of the docket; and with the management, litigation, and resolution of energy and environmental issues. He received his B.A. in Mathematical Economic Analysis, Economics and Policy Studies from Rice University (TX) and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center.

Danielle Mirabal has considerable experience drafting and working with clients on joint operating agreements, joint development agreements, major equipment contracts, construction contracts, and pipeline operating agreements. She often works on lease and license agreements, service contracts, and contracts regarding the purchase and sale of real property, advising clients on issues concerning mineral rights, surface waivers, and restrictions on real property. In addition, Danielle frequently provides support related to commodity and derivative transactions, specifically regarding ISO tariffs requirements, gas marketing regulations, crude oil marketing contracts and ISDA Master Agreement documentation. She received her B.A., cum laude, from Harvard College and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Ben Rhem advises clients in the energy development, oil and gas, mining, and agriculture industries regarding compliance with federal and state environmental laws and regulations. Ben’s regulatory practice also extends beyond environmental regulations, as he assists clients with compliance issues before the Railroad Commission of Texas, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration, and Mining Safety and Health Administration. He received his B.A. from the University of Richmond and his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center.