Lamont C. Larsen

Partner

Phone 303.892.7473

Lamont Larsen is a partner in the Energy Group of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP. His practice focuses on upstream transactional matters for the oil and gas industry. He represents clients in the drafting and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, exchange agreements, exploration, participation, and farm-out agreements, joint operating agreements, and other agreements pertaining to the exploration, development and production of oil and gas.

Lamont’s practice also includes midstream transactional matters, including the drafting and negotiation of joint ventures and purchase and sale agreements covering midstream assets, along with gathering, processing, transportation and disposal agreements for gas, crude oil, and water.

He also represents clients in connection with the negotiation and documentation of secured credit facilities and other bank financings covering oil, gas and other natural resource assets.

Lamont also has extensive experience conducting oil and gas title examinations and preparing of all forms of title opinions covering fee, state, and federal lands.

He is an active member of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and has authored several papers and spoken extensively at various continuing legal education events.

Lamont was named a “Rising Star” in Colorado by Super Lawyers magazine and was selected for inclusion in Who’s Who Legal: Energy 2015.

Prior to joining DGS, Lamont practiced oil and gas law in Texas for two years.  He is admitted to practice in Colorado, Wyoming, Texas, Utah, and Pennsylvania.

Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association – Natural Resources and Energy Section
  • Denver Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas – Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Section
  • American Bar Association – Environment, Energy and Resources Section
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Denver Association of Oil and Gas Title Lawyers
  • Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen

Purchase & Sale Agreements

  • $1.05 billion sale of producing oil and gas assets in Texas and Oklahoma
  • $455 million purchase of producing oil and gas assets in North Dakota
  • $388 million purchase of producing Permian Basin oil and gas assets in Texas
  • $330 million purchase of producing Wattenberg oil and gas assets in Colorado
  • $215 million sale of producing oil and gas assets in Colorado
  • $214 million aggregate cash and stock purchase of producing Wattenberg oil and gas assets in Colorado
  • $183 million purchase of producing Powder River Basin oil and gas assets in Wyoming
  • $173 million sale of producing Permian Basin oil and gas assets in Texas
  • $130 million sale of producing oil and gas assets in Texas, Colorado and Wyoming
  • $97 million sale of producing assets in Texas by seller group containing over 25 sellers
  • $68 million purchase of producing oil and gas assets in North Dakota
  • $63 million sale of Niobrara acreage in Wyoming
  • $62 million purchase of oil and gas assets in Oklahoma
  • $47 million purchase of Utica acreage in Ohio
  • $43 million sale of producing Eagleford oil and gas assets in Texas
  • $28 million exchange of Marcellus acreage in Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Other Agreements

  • Contribution Agreement involving Piceance gas assets valued at $440 million in connection with Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Exploration Agreement covering 78,000 net acres in North Dakota, with an 18 well drilling commitment
  • Exploration Agreement covering 35,000 net acres in North Dakota, with a 16 well drilling commitment
  • Joint Development Agreement covering 65,000 net acres in Colorado, with a 6 well drilling commitment
  • Participation Agreement covering up to 40,000 net acres of tribal leases in Montana, with a 2 well drilling commitment
  • Participation Agreement covering 65,000 net acres in Colorado and Wyoming
  • Farmout Agreement covering 4,500 net acres in Colorado with a 3 well drilling commitment
  • Pipeline Construction Agreement to build gas pipeline in Marcellus shale play
  • Lease negotiation with Ohio governmental agency covering 14,500 net acres in the Utica shale play

Energy Finance Transactions

  • $75 million credit facility covering oil and gas assets in Wyoming
  • $30 million credit facility covering oil and gas assets in Colorado
  • $25 million credit facility covering oil and gas assets in Colorado
  • $20 million secured loan for purchase of Bakken oil and gas assets in North Dakota
  • $45 secured loan and repurchase of volumetric production payment covering oil and gas production in California
  • $130 million refinance of revolving credit facility for gold mining company
  • $25 million secured loan for Nevada gold mining company

Due Diligence & Title Opinions

  • Authored over 75 title opinions covering fee, federal, and state lands in the Rocky Mountain region and Texas
  • Authored acquisition title opinions and assisted with due diligence for a $330 million purchase of oil and gas assets in Colorado
  • Authored acquisition title opinions and assisted with due diligence for a $250 million purchase of oil and gas assets in Colorado
  • Due diligence for a $125 million purchase of a coal mine and related rail and power line assets in Montana
  • Examined mineral title and assisted with due diligence for an in situ uranium project in Texas

Education

University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with Honors, 2005

Brigham Young University, B.A., 2002

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