Charlie Ofner’s practice encompasses a broad range of oil and gas transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. Prior to his role as senior counsel at Oasis, Charlie was an associate in the Houston office of a leading energy law firm.
He has extensive experience in the negotiation and administration of asset purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements, joint development agreements, marketing agreements, oil and gas gathering agreements, farmout agreements, joint operating agreements, disposal agreements, IADC drilling agreements, master service agreements, surface use agreements, right-of-way agreements and other energy-related agreements.
Charlie regularly advises companies in acquisitions and divestitures of assets and equity interests across the energy sector, strategic joint ventures and investments, energy trading transactions, negotiation and implementation of commercial contracts, and corporate governance.
Prior to joining the firm, Charlie was a partner at a Houston-based law firm, and also previously served as senior counsel at Oasis Petroleum Inc., a publicly-traded E&P company, where he was integral in the legal functions of multiple company divisions, including operations, land, midstream, marketing, finance and accounting.
- Juris Doctor, University of Texas
- Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University
Bars and Courts : Texas State Bar
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