Tuesday, December 8th, 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. Albert v. Dunlap Exploration, Inc. held that a horizontal Pugh clause in a lease did not apply to gas wells drilled on a pooled unit pooled as to all depths and […]

Tuesday, December 8th, 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. Hooks v. Samson Lone Star, Limited Partnership held that although reasonable diligence should lead to discovery of information in the records of the Texas Railroad Commission (“TRC”), fraudulent filings in the […]

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.   Ohrt v. Union Gas Corp., 398 S.W.3d 315 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi 2012, pet. denied) held that a lessor was precluded from recovering the undiluted royalties accruing to lessor prior […]

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.   Grace Petroleum Corp. v. Williamson,, S.W.2d(No. 12-93-00101-CV, Tex. App. Tyler, May 12, 1995) considered whether a breach of the lease covenants to prevent drainage and to reasonably develop would […]