Houston Office
12900 Queensbury Lane
Suite 200
Houston, TX 77079

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 940302
HoustonTX 77094





Practice Area
Domestic and International Energy Transactions



Karl R. Nordquist is engaged in a legal counseling practice covering a wide range of interests in the energy field involving domestic onshore and offshore Gulf of Mexico and international energy transactions. Mr. Nordquist is a certified specialist in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Nordquist has also served as counsel to banks and financial institutions.

Mr. Nordquist has represented clients in:

·         negotiation and drafting of exploration and production contracts, including joint operating, exploration, participation, seismic, facility use, and production handling agreements, drilling contracts, farmouts, and various commercial contracts for use in the upstream energy area

·         negotiation and drafting of midstream contracts including crude oil and production sales, marketing, transportation, processing and storage agreements

·         negotiation and drafting of purchase and sale contracts, acquisitions and divestitures of energy assets, and preparation of title opinions

·         joint ventures and strategic alliances

·         operating agreement, oil and gas lessor, lessee, operator, landowner and royalty issues

J.D. South Texas College of Law Houston
B.B.A. in Finance University of Houston


State of Texas
United States Supreme Court and other Federal Courts

AV Preeminent Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Inc., "Top Rated Lawyer" Business & Commercial, Environmental and Natural Resources, International Law & International Trade, ALM 2013, Past Chairman, Oil and Gas Committee, American Corporate Counsel Association - Houston Chapter, Listed in Who's Who in American Law


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