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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.   Landreth v. Melendez, 948 S.W.2d 76 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 1997, n.w.h.) considers whether the “accommodation doctrine” applies to a conflict between the surface owner and the mineral owner over surface […]

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.   EOG Resources, Inc. v. Hurt, 357 S.W.3d 144 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth, 2011, pet. denied) held that an oil and gas lessee was not obligated to compensate lessor’s tenant for […]

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.   Cole v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. , 331 S.W.3d 30 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2010, pet. denied), held that the surface lease for the site of a water injection plant terminated for […]