Ms. Franklin has over 24 years experience representing oil, gas and mining clients in virtually all types of acquisition, divestiture, exploration and production transactions. With experience in matters involving both public and private lands, clients engage Ms. Franklin to find practical solutions to their business needs. She is from a multi-generational oil and gas family that gives her a deeper understanding of the industry.
Ms. Franklin has extensive experience with title examination of private, Federal, State and Indian lands throughout the Rocky Mountain region and rendering drilling, division order, acquisition and financing opinions. In addition, she advises clients in complex acquisition and divestiture transactions, including performing all aspects of curative work and preparing transaction agreements Ms. Franklin counsels clients and prepares a variety of upstream agreements including farmout. exploration, joint operating, participation, pooling and unitization agreements. She has extensive knowledge of federal exploratory units and all issues associated therewith. She assists client's land and division order departments with day-to-day operations and leasing and conveyancing issues.
She represents clients before the Utah Board of Oil, Gas and Mining and the Interior Board of Land Appeals. Ms. Franklin also assists clients interfacing with government agencies, such as the Bureau of Land Management, Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, and Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining. She has experience in advising clients on matters involving well permits, force pooling and field rules.
Ms. Franklin is admitted to practice in Utah and Wyoming.