Experienced Oil & Gas Lawyers - NATIONAL REACH, Local Commitment
Colorado Grown
Globally Known
A Boutique Law Firm That Produces Results

Cantafio Nagel & Song PLLC offers personalized case reviews for land and mineral owners
who need assistance navigating the complexities of Oil & Gas Law.

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  • 10 Best 2 Years in a Row
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Super Lawyers

Colorado Oil & Gas Lawyers

Oil & Gas Development - Nationwide Legal Help

As a property or mineral rights owner, oil and gas development has the potential to destroy your property if mishandled. Cantafio Nagel & Song PLLC defends the rights of those affected by oil and gas development. Without a comprehensive understanding of oil and gas law, there is no way to be sure your rights are protected or if you are taking full advantage of your opportunities and efforts.

The help of a Colorado oil and gas law attorney is vital through each stage of the oil and gas business. With decades of experience, the oil and gas team at Cantafio Nagel & Song PLLC, is uniquely poised to advocate for your best interests in your oil and gas matters.

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What Makes Our Firm Different?

Experienced, High-Quality Representation
  • Distinguished Reputation in the Industry

    Attorney Ralph Cantafio is well known in the oil and gas industry throughout the western United States. He has established an excellent reputation in the industry not only through his exceptional legal work but also due to his lectures at industry events
    ( generally 2-4 times per year), academic writings, and his time as a college professor. Ralph's lectures and teachings generally consists of oil and gas agreements and negotiations, global energy management, and legal environment of business.

  • Unparalleled Experience in Oil & Gas Law

    Our team has over three decades of combined experience in oil and gas law, including assisting every type of client ( lessors, lessees, operators, etc.), each at every stage of the oil and gas business ( from upstream to downstream activities). Our team also has unparalleled experience in civil litigation ( including construction), corporate and commercial law, natural resources mediation and arbitration, and commercial transactions ( including residential and commercial real estate). 

  • Licensed Throughout the United States

    Our team is ready to assist you with our oil and gas law needs throughout the United States, including in Alaska, Colorado, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. 

Comprehensive Legal Assistance for those Affected by Oil & Gas Development

Our firm can provide assistance across a gamut of circumstances that can and do arise during oil and gas development. Our comprehensive approach considers issues relating to the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) violations or alleged violations as well as the potential impact on your property such as your water rights. We are committed to finding creative solutions which protect your property rights. Should royalty disputes and litigation or other conflicts become an issue, we are ready to address the matter as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers named by the American Trial Lawyers Association. Our skills also extend to estate tax planning, including capital gains tax, tax planning and gifting of mineral and royalty interests, and probate/intestate matters, enhanced by the contribution of former CPAs and successful business operators on our team.

Our attorneys are legal professors and instructors on the national and international level and have been highly rated by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating System. We have been named as Super Lawyers by Super Lawyer Magazine and strive to always live up to that title as we continue our firm-wide team approach to meeting our clients' diverse legal needs.

Contact a Colorado oil and gas law attorney for invaluable legal help with all matters relating to your oil and gas concerns.

Our Guiding Principles

Along with professional accomplishments and a consistent record of success, the Colorado oil and gas lawyer you choose to work with should be someone you can trust and who will grant you and your case importance and respect. 

Your Team of Trusted Advisors

Over Three Decades of Experience on Your Side
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Recent Testimonials

Hear It From Our Previous Clients
    He has guided us through multiple business transactions with effective, concise, and productive negotiations.

    “One of the many reasons we continue to retain Ralph for legal services is that we feel we get honest value in the time spent on our projects. His negotiations are direct, fair, and produce results.”

    - Katy
    He helped me with a very difficult legal situation.

    “Ralph is thorough and hard-working. I would recommend him to anyone.”

    - Former Client
    The Best!

    “When things went wrong, they were there for me.”

    - James
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How Can We Help?

We can help you navigate the legal complexities of Oil & Gas Law. Contact us today to get started.
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