Face Challenges Confidently

Monday, August 31st, 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. ConocoPhillips Co. v. Dahlberg , No. C-10-285, slip op. (S.D. Tex. Feb. 22, 2011), held that a reference to the “Villarreal #1” in a Participation Letter was an adequate legal description […]

Monday, August 31st, 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.  Long v. RIM Operating, Inc. held a blackout provision in a JOA to be enforceable. Article VI.B.2. of the 1982 American Association of Petroleum Landmen Model Form Operating Agreement 610-1982 […]

Monday, August 31st, 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.   Western Refining Southwest, Inc. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 636 F.3d 719 (5th Cir. 2011) held that a lessor of an oil pipeline under a capacity lease agreement is […]