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.   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 […]

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.   Moore v. Jet Stream Investments, Ltd., 261 S.W.3d 412 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2008, pet. denied) holds that failure to comply with regulations is not within a lease force majeure clause, […]

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.   Red River Resources Inc. v. Wickford, Inc., 443 B.R. 74 (E.D. Tex. 2010) (mem. op.), held that a cessation of production caused by a severance order issued by the […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
CASE NOTE Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion.  You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Wade v. XTO Energy Inc. held that a mineral lease did not satisfy the statute of frauds because the writing was unsigned and did not furnish a […]

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.   On motion for reconsideration, EnerQuest EnerQuest Oil & Gas, LLC v. Plains Exploration & Prod. Co., No. SA-12-CV-542-DAE, 2014 WL 1652599 (W.D. Tex. Apr. 24, 2014) again reviewed whether […]

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.   PEC Minerals LP v. Chevron USA Inc., 737 F. Supp. 2d 643 (E.D. Tex. 2010), held that production anywhere on a lease continued the lease in force and effect […]

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.   Cole v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. , 331 S.W.3d 30 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2010, pet. denied), held that the surface lease for the site of a water injection plant terminated for […]