The energy industry is under scrutiny as environmental concerns and volatile commodity prices draw the attention of regulators, politicians and the general public. Operating at the center of the political debate over industry tax incentives, offshore drilling legislation, and traditional vs. alternative energy interests, the industry faces challenges with unique implications.

HoganTaylor’s Energy practice combines extensive industry knowledge and technical experience to help you navigate this unstable landscape. Our seasoned partners and managers are trusted advisors to oil and gas exploration and production and oilfield service companies. We’re well-versed in the intricacies of unconventional resource plays, shale technology, and the unique reserve estimations, SEC issues and income tax strategies that come along with each. And, when you need guidance on complex matters like mergers and acquisitions, revenue recognition, or reserve estimations, our professionals provide timely resolution of technical issues and questions through partner-led client service teams.

Who We Serve

Our Energy professionals have extensive experience providing financial audits, income tax consulting and compliance, and M&A due diligence to oil and gas companies in all sectors of the industry, including:

  • Public Oil & Gas E&P Companies
  • Private Oil & Gas E&P Companies
  • Energy Service Providers
  • Oil & Gas Equipment Manufacturers

Industry Issues

Beyond our traditional audit and income tax work, HoganTaylor professionals can help you navigate important industry issues and services, including:

  • Oil and natural gas reserves estimations in financial documents
  • SEC issues and industry scrutiny
  • Commodity pricing and fluctuation issues
  • Environmental concerns
  • Navigating joint interest audits
  • Energy income tax issues
  • SEC disclosures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Executive compensation issues

Oil and gas companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny in the wake of recent oil spills and regulatory battles over industry incentives and environmental concerns. Oil prices continue to make headlines, while the reality of low natural gas prices may force industry consolidation. International competition looms, and increased U.S. offshore drilling regulations threaten to push companies to explore other parts of the world. Unique challenges are presented regularly, as the industry is significantly impacted by ecological, political and economic changes. HoganTaylor has many years of experience with the oil and gas sector. We understand how to navigate the challenges you face and what it takes to make your business successful.

Our oil and gas professionals have extensive experience providing financial audits, income tax consulting and compliance, and M&A due diligence to oil and gas companies in all sectors of the industry, including:

  • Oil & gas exploration and production (full cost and successful efforts)
  • Oilfield services