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Richard D. Black

Phone:  (713) 412-5511

Fax:  214-461-1210


Riney Ronquillo Soule, PLLC

Two Lincoln Centre

5420 LBJ Freeway, Suite 220

Dallas, Texa 75240

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Richard D. Black joined Riney Ronquillo Soule in 2022 as Of Counsel to the firm. His practice primarily focuses on oil and gas, including acquisitions, divestitures, operational matters and agreements. 

Mr. Black's extensive experience includes serving as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Houston-based Fieldwood Energy LLC and Apache Corp., where he spent 18 years as Assistant General Counsel.

Prior to joining Apache, Mr. Black practiced law with Sneed, Lang, Adams and Barnett in Tulsa, OK and Short, Barnes, Wiggins, Margo & Adler in Oklahoma City.

Admitted to Practice

  • State Courts - Texas (1992)

  • State Courts - Oklahoma (1987)

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas

  • Oklahoma Bar Association



  • Oklahoma State University; BS in Business Administration

  • University of Oklahoma, Juris Doctor in Law

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