Zachary W. Gaver
Associate
(281) 203-5735
Office: The Woodlands
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. Capital University
B.A. Miami University
Licensure: NE | OH | TX
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Biography

Zach Gaver focuses his practice on energy law in both Texas and the Appalachian Basin.  His transactional practice includes counseling clients on upstream agreements such as Joint Operating Agreements and due diligence review for the acquisition of oil and gas interests, while his title practice includes mineral title examinations and title opinions for major oil and gas developers. 

Work Experience

2013 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2012-2013 Kilburn Law Firm, PLLC
2010-2012 Smith, Rolfes & Skavdahl Company LPA

Speaking Engagements

“The Mineral Interest Pooling Act,” The Texas A&M Law Review's 6th Annual Energy Symposium, Fort Worth, TX April 1, 2015

“A Comparison of Marital Property Ownership and Transfer Between Common Law and Community Property States,” Permian Basin Association of Division Order Analysts, Midland, TX March 19, 2015

"Duhig Beyond Texas: A Comparison of Overconveyance Rules Among the States," The Woodlands Bar Association, The Woodlands, October 30, 2014

“Texas Voluntary Pooling,” Houston Association of Leases and Title Analysts, Houston, TX, June 24, 2014

“A Comparison of Marital Property Ownership and Transfer Between Common Law and Community Property States,” Houston Association of Division Order Analysts, Houston, TX May 28, 2014

"Duhig Beyond Texas: A Comparison of Overconveyance Rules Among the States," National Association of Division Order Analysts, Oklahoma City, OK April 22, 2014

"Duhig Beyond Texas: A Comparison of Overconveyance Rules Among the States," Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Energy Keynote Webcast, November 20, 2013

"Duhig Beyond Texas: A Comparison of Overconveyance Rules Among the States," North Dakota Law Review Energy Law Symposium, Grand Forks, ND October 24, 2013

"Duhig Beyond Texas: A Comparison of Overconveyance Rules Among the States," National Association of Division Order Analysts, Las Vegas, NV October 3, 2013

"Duhig Beyond Texas: A Comparison of Overconveyance Rules Among the States," Houston Association of Division Order Analysts, Houston, TX January 23, 2013

Key Experience

Analyzed and drafted Joint Operating Agreements
Drafted Master Service Agreements and Exclusive Marketing Agreements
Advised clients on Texas Railroad Commission regulations for clients planning enhanced recovery operations in Texas

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Columbus Bar Association
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section, Houston Bar Association

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