Jack Luellen's practice is dedicated to oil and gas law, with a particular emphasis on litigation. He has represented a broad range of clients in the oil and gas industry, including companies in the exploration and production and midstream sectors, including operators, gatherers, marketers, and service sector entities.
Jack has represented clients in litigation relating to operations, royalties, environmental, and contractual issues. He has handled cases involving the removal of an operator under a joint operating agreement, the operation of a coal bed methane field, breach of contract, surface use and access issues, natural gas processing, construction defects, and the calculation of, deductions from, and payment and recovery of, royalties. Jack advises clients on issues regarding hydraulic fracturing and well-specific activities, including matters relating to subsurface trespass, environmental concerns, and insurance disputes. He also regularly advises clients in connection with a wide variety of regulatory matters and represents clients before state regulatory agencies, including the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and the Utah Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining.
In oil and gas transactional matters, Jack has negotiated, drafted, and closed on agreements for the purchase and sale of oil and gas assets and on agreements concerning surface use, processing, marketing, transportation, and joint operations. He has also handled leases and equity financing for exploration and production companies.