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.   Exxon Corp. v. Miesch held that false statements made during lease renegotiations may support a cause of action for fraud or for negligent misrepresentation.  This case involved failed attempts […]

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.   In re Nueces Petroleum Corp., No. 06-3696, 2007 WL 418889 is a production in paying quantities case. The court held that the lease could only be extended under three […]

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.   Exploration Co. v. Vega Oil & Gas Co., 843 S.W. 2d 123 (Tex. App. –Houston [14th Dist.] 1992, writ den.), concerns the application of an overriding royalty to […]