A registered Texas Professional Engineer, Paul Simpson worked as a petroleum engineer and an engineering manager before obtaining his law degree. Paul draws upon his industry background to represent producers, mineral owners, royalty owners, lessees, lessors and landowners in oil and gas matters. He handles disputes and tries lawsuits over royalty, pooling, marketing, drilling, production, drainage, mechanical failures, taxation, fraud, title, lease termination, engineering, bankruptcy and other issues. His geographical experience includes active oil and gas regions across Texas including Atascosa, Duval, Hardin, Jefferson, La Salle, Lavaca, Leon, Rusk, Webb and other counties.
Paul has also proposed legislation affecting the oil industry as well as Texas mineral and royalty owners, and testified before committees of the Texas Senate and the Texas House of Representatives regarding oil and gas matters.
Paul’s noteworthy oil and gas experience includes:
Paul’s commercial litigation experience includes: