Monday, September 7th, 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.   Silver Oil & Gas, Inc. v. EOG Resources, Inc., 246 S.W.3d 197 (Tex. App.–San Antonio 2007, no pet), is a boundary dispute case resolved by the assumption that the […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 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.   Kilgore v. Black Stone Oil Co., 15 S.W.3d 666 (Tex. App.—Beaumont 2000, pet. filed), considers the application of the doctrine of stare decisis to a boundary dispute. In Kilgore, […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 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.   Arias v. Kerlin, 275 S.W.3d 1 (Tex. App. – Corpus Christi 2006) is another case litigating the title to Padre Island. While it does not directly involve any oil […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 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.   Conley v. Comstock Oil & Gas, LP, 356 S.W.3d 755 (Tex. App.—Beaumont 2012, no pet.) held that title could be established under common law adverse possession by an oil […]

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.   Moore v. Energy States, Inc., 71 S.W.3d 796 (Tex. App.– Eastland 2002, pet. denied), applies the strip-and-gore doctrine, estoppel by deed and the appurtenances doctrine in a deed construction […]