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.   Lyle v. Jane Guinn Revocable Trust, 365 S.W.3d 341 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2010, pet. denied) held that an oil and gas assignment in which the assignee agreed to […]

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.   Trafalgar House Oil & Gas Inc. v. De Hinojosa, 773 S.W.2d 797 (Tex. App.–San Antonio 1989, no writ), was a suit for damages brought by the lessor against the […]

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 some significance to you.   Huggs, Inc. v. LPC Energy, Inc., 889 F.2d 649 (5th Cir. 1989), concerns the duty of the operator to the nonoperator when a well ceases to […]

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 some significance to you.   Crowder v. Tri-C Resources, Inc., 821 S.W.2d 393 (Tex. App.–Houston [1st Dist.] 1991, no writ), concerns the enforceability of an area of mutual interest (AMI) agreement. […]

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.   Eland Energy v. Rowden Oil & Gas, Inc., 914 S.W.2d 179 (Tex. App.–San Antonio, 1995, writ den.) involves a farmout under which the farmee was obligated to […]

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.   JVA Operating Co. v. Kaiser-Francis Oil Co., 11 S.W. 3d 504 (Tex. App. — Eastland 2000, pet. denied) concerns the reservation of a production payment in a […]

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.   Ridge Oil Co., Inc. v. Guinn Investments, Inc., No. 02-0599, 2004 WL 1966096 (Tex. Sept. 3, 2004), is an important case on the temporary cessation of production (“TCOP”) doctrine, […]