In Episode 1, host Clinton Butler, the Chair of Langley & Banack’s Oil, Gas, and Energy Practice Group, takes us on a surface level tour of the different ends and outs of oil and gas law in Texas, specifically those particular rights and interests that collectively form a “Mineral Interest.” Clinton is joined in this podcast by his wife, and non-lawyer, Patricia Butler. Patricia serves as the audience’s avatar interjecting questions that any normal person might have regarding the topics covered by Clinton in this episode.
Clinton M. Butler
Clinton Butler is a Shareholder who works in both the San Antonio and Karnes City Offices and also serves as the Chair of Langley & Banack, Inc.’s Oil, Gas & Energy practice group. Clinton’s oil and gas practices primarily center around representing landowners in transaction and litigation matters. In addition to his litigation practice, he has negotiated numerous transactions on behalf of his landowner clients related to the development of the Eagle Ford and Permian Shale mineral plays including, but not limited to, oil and gas leases; top leases; pipeline, road, and surface use easements; and water use agreements. While most of Clinton’s clients are individual landowners located in South Texas, he also represents a variety of large and small businesses in both litigation and transactional matters involving the development of the Eagle Ford and Permian Shale mineral plays.
In addition to his busy oil and gas practice, Clinton is very active in commercial, construction, and fiduciary based litigation. His client base ranges from large companies such as Buc-ee’s, Ltd., Southstar Bank, and South Texas Electric Cooperative to small business owners and individuals. While Clinton aggressively fights for his clients, he firmly believes that zealous advocacy must also be matched with an ethical and good natured attitude in order to achieve the best results possible for his clients.