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.   Chesapeake Operating, Inc. v. Denson, 201 S.W.3d 369 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 2006, pet. denied) construes a lease amendment affecting leases previously owned by Texoma Natural Gas Company. Texoma acquired division […]

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.   Atkinson Gas Co. v. Albrecht, 878 S.W.2d 236 (Tex. App.–Corpus Christi 1994 writ den.) Involves a lease that terminated for failure to produce in paying quantities and the lessee’s […]

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.   Wagner & Brown, Ltd. v. Sheppard, 282 S.W.3d 419 (Tex. 2008) (Termination of producing wellsite lease in a pooled unit), holds that (1) lands pooled under a lease pooling […]

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 Cambridge Production, Inc. v. Geodyne Nominee Corp., 292 S.W.3d 725 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 2009, pet. denied) a top leasee sought the termination of the base oil and gas leases […]

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 Hitzelberger v. Samedan Oil Corp. 948 S.W.2d 497 (Tex. App. – Waco 1997, writ denied, motion for rehearing pending), the court finds that an oil and gas lease […]

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.   Energytec, Inc.   Facts: TRC approves well plugging procedure. 3/08 TRC Shut-in Order #1 for plugging procedure. 12/17/08 TRC notice of production imbalances. 1/16/09 TRC Shut-in Order #2 for production imbalances. […]