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Wednesday, September 2nd, 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. Garza Energy Trust, 268 S.W.3d 1 (Tex. 2008), holds that damages for drainage by hydraulic fracturing are precluded by the rule of capture, […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   Mission Resources, Inc. v. Garza Energy Trust [166 S.W.3d 301 (Tex. App. – Corpus Christi 2005, pet. filed)] imposes $10,000,000 in punitive damages in a case involving subsurface trespass, bad faith pooling, and breach of the implied covenants to develop and to protect against drainage. The case arose in South Texas […]