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KinneyWelcome to Kinney Law Office

The mission of my firm is to provide excellent legal representation and consulting services to our clients.  I want your experience with my firm to be engaging, pleasant and helpful in resolving your legal matters and business challenges.  My firm will always provide an honest assessment of your situation and give you the information you need to make a decision.  I take the trust that you put in my firm as an honor and a privilege.  

Kinney Law Office helps individuals, companies and governments resolve the legal, regulatory and policy challenges that arise in the domestic and international energy industry.  We offer a unique set of capabilities to achieve legal, regulatory, government policy and business goals.  Our portfolio of services and specialized expertise in the energy sector means we can see an issue from multiple sides and work with you to seize new opportunities with confidence. 

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Our Practice Areas

Energy Industry Consulting

In today’s global environment, you need consultants with extensive industry knowledge and unique skills to support energy projects in countries around the world. Kinney Law Office has a strong international energy consulting practice that supports host governments, private companies and others around the world involved in energy and natural resource projects. We have worked in many countries to design legal, regulatory, policy and financial solutions that incorporate leading practices from around the world with local traditions and values. By working together, we can create optimal energy and natural resources systems that respect local culture, encourage citizen participation and support innovation and investment.

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Estate and Wealth Planning

Estate planning is an important step for individuals and familes to protect their loved ones and the wealth they have worked so hard to build. Kinney Law Office is able to help prepare wills, trusts and other estate planning documents that can support your family in their time of need. Proper estate and wealth planning is very important for mineral owners, business owners and others that want to protect their assets and provide for their spouse, children and other family members. These documents will help your family with important decisions after you are gone and relieve them of the financial and emotional burden of having to make these decisions during a difficult time.

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Mineral Rights

The ownership and management of mineral rights can be a complex process. While there are companies that make a business out of buying and selling mineral rights, many mineral right owners acquire their interest as a result of a real estate transaction or an inheritance from a relative. The mineral right gives the owner the ability to explore for, develop and produce any minerals that may exist on the property. In the oil and gas industry, the mineral owner frequently signs an oil and gas lease with a company specializing in the exploration and production of oil and gas. Kinney Law Office can help mineral owners develop a strategy to use their mineral rights to achieve their personal and financial goals. We believe that every mineral owner should benefit from the development of their resources in a way that protects their interests. Contact our office today to find out how we can help you!

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Oil and Gas Law

Oil and gas operations are some of the most capital intensive projects in the world. In this field, understanding the law alone is not enough. Clients need lawyers that understand the broad range of issues that are unique to exploration, development and extraction of petroleum. Kinney Law Office has years of experience in supporting clients with oil and gas projects. From production sharing contracts to gas transportation agreements to leases and mineral transfers, our unique knowledge of the field and application of technology solutions such as economic modeling and document automation can make the difference in successfully negotiating and structuring these projects.

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Renewable Energy

In the 21st Century, energy from renewable sources such as wind and solar are making up an ever increasing share of our overall energy mix. These technologies come with a unique set of challenges and proper evaluation and structuring of renewable energy projects is critical to ensuring their long-term success and viability. Our strategic location on the wind-swept plains of Wyoming had provided an opportunity to work with state governments to address these challenges from the very beginning. Kinney Law Office understands both the unique sets of issues and benefits for landowners, private companies and utilities that come from development of renewable energy projects.

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Why Kinney Law Office?

Kinney Law Office provides legal, policy, business and government advisory services for individuals, businesses and government leaders looking to expand and grow in the energy sector. Working together, we can identify the strengths and risks of a particular project, a change in policy or anything in between.  Our experience, use of value-adding technology and unique capabilities can help you move forward with confidence in the energy business.

About Benjamin Kinney

About Kinney Law Office

Kinney Law Office is dedicated to helping you develop legal, business and commercial solutions to grow your business and address ongoing challenges. We understand the unique circumstances and risks in the energy sector and can help you navigate the complex legal, policy and commercial challenges that accompany energy projects, at home and around the world.

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News and Publications

News and Publications

Our news and publications page contains our weekly updates, as well as our monthly articles and quarterly papers on topics of interest in energy law and policy, business and international commerce. Please take a moment and subscribe to receive timely analysis and information directly to your email inbox!

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International Energy Industry Capabilities

Kinney Law Office is founded on a singular commitment to excellence in developing solutions for our clients.  Legal issues are always mixed with financial, business, political and cultural factors.  Understanding these factors and the context of the situation often makes the difference between success and failure.  Our ability to use this broader view of the legal challenge is what sets us apart and makes us a unique firm.  We offer a range of capabilities to our energy sector clients that identify and resolve legal and other issues that can sink a project - saving money and moving the project forward. 

We work in many countries around the world at various stages of development and bring that experience to every project we take on.  From petroleum laws and regulations to electricity transactions to risk analysis and mitigation, our lawyers and consultants understand the unique challenges that come with working in the international energy business.  We are the firm to call when you have a challenging project that needs focused attention from a team that believes in your project as much as you do.

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Our Locations

 

Colorado
Kinney Law Office
1600 Broadway
Suite 1634
Denver, Colorado 80202
tel: 303.386.4328
fax: 307.633.9729
Wyoming
Kinney Law Office
109 East 17th Street
Suite 5168
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001
tel: 307.633.9728
fax: 307.633.9729
Call us today: Colorado: 303-386-4328 Wyoming: 307-633-9728