St. John, Griffin & Krieg, P.L.L.C. attorneys are leaders in the field of environmental, regulatory and real property title research and litigation. In addition to this niche practice, our attorneys possess a broad range of experience in Energy Law, Environmental Law, Native American Law, Oil and Gas Law, Oklahoma Corporation Commission, Property Law and Surface Damages Disputes.
SGK is a leader in policy development with the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Indian Affairs. All policies are driven by our clients' need to have a set procedure in place so that future planning can take place. Our attorneys have been instrumental in the development of various policies including the new BLM Carbon Sequestration guidelines and BLM Best Management Practices for Floodplains. Our current focus includes Indian Severance Tax issues and BLM Allocation Orders.
We represent clients in ONRR audits and compliance. Our staff includes a CPA, that focuses on ONRR reporting and curative for acquisition and divestitures.
Native America Law
SGK works closely with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Native America Tribes on a regular basis. We represent clients in negotiations, lease disputes, title issues and compliance issues in regards to Allotted and Tribal lands managed by the BIA and various Tribes.
SGK represents clients in leasing members of the Five Civilized Tribes through preparing petitions and obtaining approval through the District Courts. We also run title for Five Civilized Tribe tracks.
Oklahoma Corporation Commission
SGK prepares and files intents, completions, poolings, spacings and location exceptions with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. We specialize in permitting Salt Water Disposal wells and work closely with the OCC Underground Injection Control Department. Our attorneys have engineering backgrounds that assist clients in developing drilling plans. We work with Reagan Smith Energy Solutions to obtain necessary water samples and plats.