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.   Veritas Energy v. Brayton Operating Corp., No. 13-06-061-CV, 2008 WL 384169 (Tex.App.-Corpus Christi 2008, pet. filed), holds that marking the location of a proposed lease road will not preserve […]

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.   Sun-Key Oil  Co.  v.  Cannon,  No.  11-07-00025-CV,  2009  WL 626071  (Tex.  App.—   Eastland Mar. 12, 2009, no pet.) (mem. op.), suggested that a lease which has terminated due […]

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.   Marrs and Smith Partnership v. Sombrero Oil and Gas Company, L.L.C.  held that a nonexecutive mineral owner must reimburse the lessee for bonus paid to the nonexecutive and to […]

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.   Krabbe v. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, 46 S.W.3d 308 (Tex. App.–Amarillo 2001, no pet. h.), is a lease termination case which analyzes the temporary cessation of production doctrine and applies […]

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.   BP America Production Company v. Red Deer Resources, LLC  held that a top lessee’s judgment terminating the base lease could be superseded on appeal by posting a $25,000.00 bond. […]

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.   Fain Family First Ltd. P’ship v. EOG Res., Inc., No. 02-12-00081-CV, 2013 WL 1668281 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Apr. 18, 2013, no pet.) held that a well is not capable […]

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.   Coastal Oil & Gas Corp. v. Roberts, 2000 Tex. App. LEXIS 5974 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi 2000, n.p.h) construes a provision of an oil and gas lease which permits the […]