Face Challenges Confidently

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Phillips v. Carlton Energy Group, LLC, 475 S.W.3d 265 (Tex. 2015) (Proving market value of prospect) held that when the market value of a prospect is measured by lost profits, lost […]

Monday, November 7th, 2016
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Garcia v. Genesis Crude Oil, L.P., 13-14-00727-CV, 2016 WL 1732436 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi Apr. 28, 2016, no. pet.) (mem. op.) (Payment satisfies Division Order Statute), held that payment of suspended royalties plus interest […]

Monday, November 7th, 2016
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation v. TRO-X, L.P., No. 08-15-00158-CV, 2016 WL 1073046 (Tex. App.—El Paso Mar. 18, 2016, pet. filed) (Top leases) recognized a presumption that a lessor’s execution of a new lease terminated […]