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Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Hardin-Simmons Univ. v. Hunt Cimarron Ltd. P’ship, No. 07-15-00303-CV, 2017 WL 3197920 (Tex. App.—Amarillo July 25, 2017, pet. filed) (mem. op.) held that the reworking clause of a lease extended the […]

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Mzyk v. Murphy Exploration & Production Company-USA, No. 04-15-00677-CV, 2017 WL 2797479 (Tex. App.—San Antonio June 28, 2017, no pet.)(mem. op.) held that the reasonably prudent operator standard in an offset […]

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. BP America Production Company v. Laddex, Ltd., 513 S.W.3d 476 (Tex. 2017), held that the trial court erred in submitting a jury charge question that limited the jury’s consideration to a […]

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Crawford v. XTO Energy, Inc., 509 S.W.3d 906 (Tex. 2017) (Joinder of unit owners as necessary parties in lease dispute), held that Rule 39 does not require joinder of interested parties, if […]