Peissel Law Firm, L.L.P. focuses its practice on managing large amounts of information involving numerous individuals and businesses at a time on complex oil and gas title opinions. Working with mineral rights interests, land ownership issues, oil and gas accounting, and other nuanced property law scenarios involves documents and spreadsheets that can be hundreds of pages long and analyzing them to isolate any potential roadblocks to successful transactions.

Managing Partner John C. Peissel has practiced in the area of oil and gas law for 19 years and has been Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2010. He has extensive experience rendering oil and gas title opinions and has directed the title opinion practice of Peissel Law Firm, L.L.P. for over 10 years. John is an active member of Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL) and the Permian Basin Landmen’s Association (PBLA).

The firm has worked extensively with both small companies and large companies and its team is highly adept at understanding the wide range of needs of oil and gas companies. All the firm’s attorneys have outstanding educational backgrounds and significant legal experience and each brings a broad range of talents to the firm. Our firm has over a decade of experience in representing exploration and production companies, with a primary focus in rendering oil and gas title opinions in Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.


  • Acquisition Opinions
  • Division Order Title Opinions
  • Drilling Title Opinions
  • Original Title Opinions
  • Supplemental Title Opinions
  • Wellbore Title Opinions

Our attorneys look forward to discussing your title needs and providing thorough and accurate work tailored to each client. We understand the time-sensitive nature involved with our work for you and work accordingly. While there are varying types of title opinions, the documents can be tailored to meet the needs of each client. When you work with Peissel Law Firm, L.L.P., your title opinions will be meticulously researched and your legal rights as a property owner or an energy company will be protected.