In the last thirty years, Mr. McFarland has negotiated oil and gas leases and lease options covering more than 500,000 acres of land in Texas. His practice also includes negotiation of seismic survey permits, data use licenses, purchase and sales agreements, pipeline easements, and financing agreements covering leasehold, mineral and royalty interests. He obtained Board Certification as a Specialist in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law in December 1986.
Mr. McFarland is the author of the Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog.
Admitted to bar 1975, Texas. Board Certified, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Briefing Attorney to the Honorable Ruel C. Walker and to the Honorable Ross E. Doughty, Supreme Court of Texas, 1975-1976.
Education: Yale University (B.A., cum laude, 1972); University of Texas (J.D., 1975). Order of the Coif.