Brett provides a variety of client services for oil and gas developers, including preparing title opinions and representing developers before administrative and regulatory agencies.
Brett has prepared hundreds of oil and gas title opinions and represents developers in hearings before the Utah Board of Oil Gas and Mining related to forced pooling hearings, spacing hearings, and other various requests before the Board.
In addition to his oil and gas work, Brett acts as local counsel for financing companies investing in utility scale solar projects located in Utah to aid them with state and local government regulations, real estate property issues, and identification any legal complications that could hinder the clients’ projects.
Drilling & Division Order Title Opinions
Supplemental Title Opinions
Curative Title Work
Financing Title Matters
Transactional & Due Diligence
Purchase & Sale Agreements
Environmental Due Diligence
Commission & Regulatory
Well Siting and Spacing
Pooling, Unitization, and Communitization
Surface and Downhole Commingling of Oil and Gas
Vertical, Directional, and Horizontal Drilling
Surface Use & Bonding
Salt Water Disposal & Other Types of Injection Wells
Oilfield Waste Facilities
Land & Title Issues
Project Development Documents
American Indian Law
Acquisitions of Mineral Interests on Federal, State & Private Lands
Compliance & Regulation
Public Leasing & Permitting
Alternative Energy Projects
Surface Use & Conservation Easements
Brett is admitted to practice in Utah and Wyoming.
Professional & Civic Organizations
American Bar Association, member
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, member
TreeUtah (a local non-profit focused on improving Utah’s quality of life through tree planting, stewardship, and education), Chair of Board of Directors
University of Utah, (J.D., 2013)
University of Texas (B.A., 2004)