Tuesday, December 8th, 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. Albert v. Dunlap Exploration, Inc. held that a horizontal Pugh clause in a lease did not apply to gas wells drilled on a pooled unit pooled as to all depths and […]

Tuesday, December 8th, 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. Hooks v. Samson Lone Star, Limited Partnership held that although reasonable diligence should lead to discovery of information in the records of the Texas Railroad Commission (“TRC”), fraudulent filings in the […]

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.   In Judice v. Mewbourne Oil Co., 39 Tex. S. Ct. J. 533 (April 25, 1996) Mewbourne deducted a pro rata part of post-production compression costs from lessor’s royalty. The […]