Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
CASE NOTE Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion.  You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Key Prod. Co., Inc. v. Quality Operating, Inc., No. 10-10-00379-CV, 2013 WL 1286672 (Tex. App.—Waco Mar. 28, 2013, no pet.) (mem. op.), held that a depth limitation […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion.  You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Potts v. Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C. held that the net-back method should be used to determine market value at the point of sale when there are no comparable sales made […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion.  You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Coe v. Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C., 695 F.3d 311 (5th Cir. 2012), held that a purchase and sale agreement was a valid and binding contract under the statute of frauds […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
  Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion.  You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   May v. Buck, 375 S.W.3d 568 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2012, no pet.) held that a property description contained in a letter agreement did not satisfy the statute of frauds […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion.  You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   SM Energy Co. v. Sutton, 376 S.W.3d 787 (Tex. App.—San Antonio 2012, pet. filed) held that when a lease has a provision that relieves lessee of all obligations related […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion.  You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Royalco Oil & Gas Corp. v. Stockhome Trading Corp., 361 S.W.3d 725 (Tex. App.–Fort Worth 2012, no pet.) held that a salt water disposal lease was not a mineral […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Carpenter v. Phelps, 391 S.W.3d 143 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2011, no pet.) held that a description of real property does not satisfy the statute of frauds when the […]