What is it like to be a citizen in Texas near a drilling site? With bright lights, loud noises and the possibility of chemical contamination always present, residents are exposed to a number of unpleasant issues.
The impact of drilling on citizens cannot be underestimated in Texas and Oklahoma. In particular, the Barnett Shale located directly beneath Fort Worth, Texas causes many people to directly experience the positive and negative impacts of living near drilling rigs.
Do you and your family live near a drilling site in Texas? If your rights as a property owner are being stepped on, you may need a lawyer on your side.
Contact Stephens, Anderson & Cummings today for representation.
The Positive and Negative Impacts of Texas Drilling
Many property owners have benefited from oil drilling in our state, mainly because natural gas companies will pay people to extract the fuel source from their land. One downside is that mineral lease disputes can arise if several neighbors contend that the oil or gas is under their property.
Additionally, the nuisance from the loud noise and bright lights from drilling rigs and processing plants can dramatically affect the use, enjoyment, and value of surrounding residential property. SAC knows first-hand how severe of an impact these drilling operations can have on residents.
In one Parker County lawsuit, our attorneys represented 27 homeowners who claimed that a nearby gas processing plant caused the loss of property value to their land, as well as losses to their personal use and enjoyment of it.
Why Should You Contact a Lawyer?
At the law offices of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, our oil and gas field lawyers believe that you shouldn't suffer the consequences of Texas drilling if they are impacting your life in a negative way. The rights you have as a property owner need to be defended and upheld, and that is exactly what we are prepared to do for you.