Monday, July 8th, 2019
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Dimock Operating Co. v. Sutherland Energy Co., LLC, No. 07-16-00230-CV, 2018 WL 2074643 (Tex. App.—Amarillo Apr. 24, 2018, pet. denied) (mem. op.) (Calculation of payout under FOA) held that land and […]

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Basic Energy Services, L.P. v. EXCO Resources, Inc. held that the indemnity in a Master Service and Supply Agreement (“MSA”) obligated indemnitor to indemnify indemnitee against indemnitee’s contractual indemnity obligations and […]

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP v. Texas Crude Energy, LLC, 516 S.W.3d 638 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi 2017, pet. granted) (Post-production costs on overriding royalty), held that when an ORRI […]

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Barrow-Shaver Resources Co. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Barrow–Shaver Res. Co., 516 S.W.3d 89 (Tex. App.—Tyler 2017, pet. filed) held that “express written consent” […]