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Bland Williamson

Bland Williamson is a founding member of Pray Walker and has been affiliated with the firm and its predecessors since 1969. His legal practice has been concentrated in Oil and Gas law and related regulatory areas for over 40 years. He has been involved in the acquisition and disposition of oil and gas properties and midstream facilities on numerous occasions, involving various differing business structures and financing mechanisms.

Bland has experience in the drafting and negotiation of natural gas contracts and has been active in litigation respecting the interpretation and enforcement of natural gas contracts. He has represented natural gas producers in the transportation and marketing of their product; gatherers, transporters and processors in the negotiation of contracts respecting the purchase, sale, transportation and processing of natural gas; and industrial end-users in the purchase of natural gas and the negotiation of related transportation agreements.

Bland is listed in Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Natural Resources Law and Oil and Gas Law (1983-2024).




Stetson University Bachelor of Science in Business (1959)

Emory University Juris Doctorate (1963)

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Oklahoma Bar Association

Tulsa County Bar Association

Community Involvement

Director, Boy Scouts of America, Indian Nations Council

Board Member, Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum

Board Member, Philbrook Museum of Art

Trustee, Grace and Franklin Bernsen Foundation

Former Director, Tulsa Philharmonic

Former Member, Oklahoma Energy Resources Board