Face Challenges Confidently

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. BP America Production Company v. Laddex, Ltd., 513 S.W.3d 476 (Tex. 2017), held that the trial court erred in submitting a jury charge question that limited the jury’s consideration to a […]

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. Crawford v. XTO Energy, Inc., 509 S.W.3d 906 (Tex. 2017) (Joinder of unit owners as necessary parties in lease dispute), held that Rule 39 does not require joinder of interested parties, if […]

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” […]

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. Ring Energy v. Trey Resources, Inc., No. 08-15-00080-CV, 2017 WL 192911 (Tex. App.—El Paso Jan. 18, 2017, no. pet.) (TRC jurisdiction for injunctive relief over injection wells), held that pre-injury injunctive […]