Friday, September 4th, 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.   Pharaoh Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Ranchero Esperanza, Ltd., 343 S.W.3d 875 (Tex. App. – El Paso, 2011, no pet.) held that a temporary injunction requiring removal of unused […]

Friday, September 4th, 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.   Merriman v. XTO Energy, Inc., No. 10-09-00276-CV, 2011 WL 1901987 (Tex. App- Waco May 11, 2011) held that no bright lines can be drawn by which to categorize the […]

Friday, September 4th, 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 Valero Eastex Pipeline Co. v. Jarvis, 926 S.W.2d 789 (Tex. App.—Tyler 1996, no writ history) a pipeline condemned an easement expressly excepting the mineral rights, and, under the […]

Friday, September 4th, 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.   Exxon Corp. v. Pluff1 holds that the common lease clause giving lessee the right to remove equipment does not impose a duty to remove equipment, and that the cause […]

Friday, September 4th, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of some significance to you.   Satanta Oil Co. v. Henderson, 855 S.W.2d 888 (Tex. App.–El Paso 1993, no writ), examines the liability of the oil operator to the surface user for the death […]