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.   Arkla Exploration Company v. Haywood, Rice & William Venture, 863 S.W.2d 112 (Texas App.–Texarkana 1993, writ dism’d by agr.) holds that a suit for damages for negligently depleting a […]

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.   Seagull Energy E&P, Inc. v. Railroad Comm’n of Texas, 226 S.W.3d 383 (Tex. 2007) holds that a mineral owner’s property right to commingled oil or gas or both extends […]

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.   DSTJ, L.L.P. v. M&M Resources, Inc., No. 09-07-559 CV, 2008 WL 659571 (Tex. App.—Beaumont March 13, 2008, pet. denied) (Memorandum opinion), holds that a temporary injunction prohibiting production on […]

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.   Coastal Oil & Gas Corp. v. Garza Energy Trust, 268 S.W.3d 1 (Tex. 2008), holds that damages for drainage by hydraulic fracturing are precluded by the rule of capture, […]

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 EOG Res., Inc., No. 02-13-00440-CV, 2014 WL 580178 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Feb. 12, 2014, no pet.) held that Lessee’s geologic and seismic data was privileged trade secret […]