Face Challenges Confidently

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.   Oakrock Exploration Co. v. Killam1 considers whether an offer to lease accepted by the landowner constituted an enforceable contract. Oakrock was attempting to lease a tract that was still […]

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 some significance to you.   In Pampell Interests. Inc. v. Wolle, No. 03-89-238-CV (Tex. App.–Austin, October 10, 1990, n.w.h.), the Court held that where an oil and gas lease requires the “lessee 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.   Steger v. Muenster Drilling Co., Inc., 134 S.W.3d 359 (Tex. App.–Fort Worth 2003, pet. denied) holds that a life tenant could grant oil and gas leases that extended beyond […]