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NPR Wins Major Gas Royalty Trial For Oklahoma Royalty Owners

NPR partner Brad Beckworth tried this case to judgment with co-counsel in this declaratory judgment action requesting the court declare the rights of royalty owners and the obligations of lessees on four key issues of Oklahoma royalty law relating to oil and gas lease interpretation, payment of royalty on fuel gas, payment of royalty under

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NPR and Whitten Burrage Win Historic Settlement For The Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation

NPR and its co-counsel, including Whitten Burrage, represented the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations in an historic settlement with the federal government. The litigation involved allegations that the federal government mismanaged over 1.3 million acres of land and timber belonging to the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations. Along with co-counsel, NPR conducted comprehensive fact and expert discovery—including

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NPR Wins Another Gas Royalty Settlement, This Time Against Laredo Petrol

NPR represented a class of underpaid royalty owners in this action against Laredo Petroleum Inc. The class members in this case alleged Laredo unlawfully deducted certain post-production costs from the class members’ royalty payments. As a result of NPR’s hard work and dedication to this action spanning nearly three years, the firm obtained a settlement

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NPR Wins an $87.5 Million Gas Royalty Settlement from Range Resources

NPR represented a class of royalty owners in this action against Range Resources, an energy company with substantial interests in Oklahoma oil and gas wells. The class members in this case alleged Range unlawfully deducted certain pre-marketing costs from the class members’ royalty payments. The class also claimed Range consistently sent false and/or misleading check

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