Energy & Utilities

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Fabian VanCott has long been one of the west’s premier energy and utilities law firms. We have well over 100 years of collective experience representing a variety of clients in every major segment of the energy industry: coal, oil, oil shale, tar sands, natural gas, water, electric power, geothermal power, wind power, solar power, hydropower and nuclear power. Fabian VanCott’s clients include local, regional and national electric utilities, independent power producers, renewable energy developers and producers, lenders, coal mine owners and operators, oil and gas producers, industrial equipment and service providers, special utility districts, private operators of federal water and hydropower resources, and low-level radioactive waste storage facilities. We bring sophisticated and practical experience to the issues that confront our clients.

  • Litigation and Arbitration of Complex Disputes
  • Project Development, Real Estate Acquisition, Leasing and Land Use
  • Easements and Rights of Way
  • Local, State and Federal Permitting
  • Negotiation and Drafting of Purchase and Sale and Service Agreements
  • Negotiation and Drafting of Fuel Supply Agreements
  • Legislative and Rulemaking Initiatives
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financing and Tax Matters
  • Labor and Employment Disputes
  • Public Land Leasing
  • Mine Permitting and Reclamation
  • Water Rights Title, Acquisition and Administration
  • Oil and Gas Title, Spacing and Pooling
  • Landowners’ Royalties
  • Lode and Placer Mining Claims
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Environmental and Regulatory Compliance
  • Administrative Proceedings