Fort Worth, TX Office
115 W 7th St, Suite 1225
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Mr. Mills represents his energy clients in a variety of complex litigation and transactional matters related to upstream and midstream oil & gas operations.
On the upstream side of the energy industry, Mr. Mills has litigated disputes among operators and royalty owners, mineral estate title disputes, disputes among working interest owners, surface estate disputes, disputes among operators and service companies, and disputes among operators and suppliers. Mr. Mills has also represented his upstream energy clients in the acquisition and divestiture of assets, drafting and negotiating leases, service contracts, farmout agreements, joint operating agreements, and drafting title opinions including division order title opinions.
On the midstream side of the energy industry, he has handled pipeline condemnation matters and handled disputes related to pipeline operations and easements. He represents midstream clients in the acquisition and divestiture of assets, drafts and negotiates operating agreements and rights-of-ways, and performs and directs due diligence.
Mr. Mills grew up in Denton, Texas and was the starting quarterback at the University of North Texas for three years. Mr. Mills was a two-time Big West player of the week and received the 1998 Big West Male Scholar Athlete of the Year award.
Mr. Mills and his wife, Shannan, have three daughters.