Craig B. BurnsOffice: Bismarck
- Oil and Gas Title Examination of Fee and Indian Lands - including voluntary units - lease line wells with overlapping spacing - and river issues.
Craig B. Burns is in the Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Department. His practice is focused on oil and gas title examination. He also has prior experience as legal counsel for the North Dakota Insurance Department and as a sole practitioner.
- Energy & Minerals Projects & Transactions
- Oil and Gas
- Indian Law
- Title Examination
- Comprehensive Indian Law Practice
U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
1995 – J.D. with Distinction, University of North Dakota
1991 – M.B.A., St. Edwards University
1987 – B.A. Economics, University of Texas
Prior Experience (Employment)
North Dakota Insurance Department and sole practitioner.
American Association of Professional Landmen
Landman’s Association of North Dakota
Oil, Gas and Energy Law Section of the Texas State Bar
Presentations & Publications
Contributing Author to § 2.04 Indian Leases, Chapter 2 – Oil and Gas Leases, The Landman’s Legal Handbook, a Practical Guide to Mineral Leases, Fifth Edition, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.
Updated paper by Michael E. Webster (Deceased) Crowley Fleck, PLLP, entitled “Examination of Title to Indian Lands” with Colby Branch of Crowley Fleck, PLLP, for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s Mineral Law Series, Volume 2012, Number 1, “Nuts and Bolts of Mineral Title Examination”.