Timothy C. Dowd

About Timothy C. Dowd

Mr. Dowd has vast experience in oil and gas title examination, transactions and civil litigation representing oil and gas clients for over twenty-five years. Mr. Dowd has represented international and independent oil and gas companies and individuals. Additionally, Mr. Dowd has been a noted lecturer at over 100 seminars and CLE presentations.

Mr. Dowd is a past President of the Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society as well as past Chairman of the Oklahoma Bar Association Mineral Law Section. Mr. Dowd is also a member of the legal committee of Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, the Advisory Counsel to the Marginal Well Commission of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Advisory Committee for the Center for Environment and Energy. Mr. Dowd is also the author of the Chapter on Oil and Gas Titles in West Publishing Company’s Oklahoma Real Estate Forms and Practice.

Mr. Dowd has an “AV” Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Professional Affiliations

Oklahoma Bar Association
Mineral Lawyers Society of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City Real Property Lawyers Association
Leadership Oklahoma
Leadership Oklahoma City
Rotary Club 29
Mr. Dowd’s primary area of practice is oil and gas law, including the rendering of title opinions, litigation, and drafting and negotiation of industry contracts.


1979 - J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law
1975 - B.A., University of Oklahoma

Professional Admissions

Oklahoma Bar Association
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Publications & Presentations

Oklahoma Oil and Gas Title Law - A Review of Fifty Common Title Issues, Landman (Nov. 2007); Preferential Rights to Purchase in Oil and Gas Package Sales, 77 Okla. B. J. 2459 (September 2, 2006); Costs That Can Be Charged In Calculation of Risk Penalties Under Forced Pooling Actions and Non-Consent Penalties Under Operating Agreements, 25 Energy & Min. L. Inst. Ch 10. (2005); Preferential Rights to Purchase in Oil and Gas Transactions, 49 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute (2003); Due Diligence and Title Considerations When Purchasing Property in Oklahoma, Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section Report of State Bar of Texas, Vol. 27, No. 2 (December 2002); A Comparative Review of Oil and Gas Law in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico, Mississippi & Louisiana, Landman (November/December 2002);