Wednesday, September 2nd, 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.   Jones v. Clem, 11-10-00123-CV, 2012 WL 1069168 (Tex. App.—Eastland Mar. 29, 2012, no pet.) (mem. op.), held that the only lessee entitled to notice under the change in ownership […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
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.   Lone Star Gas Company v. Mexia Oil & Gas, 833 S.W.2d 199 (Tex. App.–Dallas 1992, no writ), concerns the obligation of the purchaser of a lease subject 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.   Sabre Oil & Gas Corporation v. Gibson, 72 S.W.3d 812 (Tex. App.–Eastland 2002, pet. filed) construes the effect of the lease assignment clause on a pooling clause requiring all […]

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
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, […]