Royalty Disputes & Fraud in North Dakota
North Dakota Big Rig & Oil Rig Attorneys
Are you a victim of oil and gas fraud or a royalty dispute? There are many different types of fraud that can impact the lives of many individuals, especially those who are pursuing compensation from an oil field workplace injury. Royalty disputes often arise over oil and gas royalties, whether brought about by the mineral rights owner or the beneficiaries of a lease.
In most cases, royalty disputes stem from small actions that result in great losses in the royalties owed by the producers. Cases of fraud and royalty disputes involve complex issues, and therefore, you should obtain knowledgeable advice from our firm's North Dakota big rig and oil rig lawyers before proceeding with any action.
How do disputes arise in the oil rig industry?
In North Dakota, many circumstances can take place that can result in oil and gas fraud or royalty disputes. We represent parties who are involved in all types of royalty disputes, including the following conflicts over the following:
- Market value of oil or gas
- Defective division order title opinions
- Lease beneficiaries vs. producing companies
- Discrepancies between division order and lease provisions
- Nonpayment / delayed payment of royalties
We also represent parties who have lost money, royalty payments, and income from illegal oil production fraud and gas production fraud. North Dakota mineral interest owners, royalty owners, and oil companies are examples of victims of fraud committed by other oil companies. Some of the most common types of fraud include:
- Oil production fraud
- Gas production fraud
- Working interest fraud
- Royalty fraud
As a large producer of oil and gas, North Dakota employs many workers who may need the representation of a strong legal team. We can help you navigate your case, beginning with a free case evaluation. Contact us today to get started!