Peter E. Hosey
Peter has more than 40 years of experience representing clients in the energy and natural resources area. He has advised clients concerning all aspects of exploration, production, transportation, processing, sale and marketing of oil and gas and other natural resources. Peter not only advises clients with regard to oil and gas matters, but also has many years experience with regard to the exploration, production, transportation and leasing of hard minerals, including coal and uranium. Peter has also advised clients concerning the sale and purchase of natural gas storage facilities and secondary recovery operations. He advises clients regarding the formation of and use of various entities, both public and private, and the financing of the acquisition and development of oil and gas, coal, uranium, and related assets.
Peter represents clients in the preparation and negotiation of merger and acquisition agreements, purchase and sale agreements, joint exploration agreements, lease acquisition agreements, seismic option agreements, leases, operating agreements, farmouts, oil and gas sales contracts, transportation agreements, processing agreements, pipeline construction and operating agreements, easement agreements, and other related documents. In addition, he advises and prepares surface use agreements to provide for the protection and development of both the surface and mineral estates and has more than 40 years experience in title examination and the preparation of title opinions, title curative documents, conveyancing instruments and other land title related agreements. Peter also has many years of experience with regard to regulatory matters concerning the oil and gas industry.
Peter also represents many landowners, including owners of large Texas ranches, negotiating and preparing oil and gas leases, surface use agreements, rights of way, easements and royalty agreements.
Peter also represents landowners in land title and royalty litigations.
Peter also serves as a mediator of oil and gas and land title disputes.
Peter’s experience in oil and gas matters includes not only Texas but other states where he has been instrumental in advising parties concerning oil and gas interests located in the Marcellus Shale areas of New York, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Peter has been involved in general business transactions, acquisitions and other matters for many years. He represents parties concerning oil and gas interests located in the Barnett Shale of North Texas and is very active representing clients in the Eagle Ford Shale located in South Texas. He also works extensively in the Marcellus Shale in New York, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. For many years Peter has also advised clients regarding the purchase and sale of small and large rural properties and ranches throughout the State of Texas.
B.A., University of Texas at El Paso
J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law