Wednesday, September 26th, 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. Armour Pipe Line Co. v. Sandel Energy, Inc., No. 14-16-00490-CV, 2018 WL 1546697 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] Mar. 28, 2018, pet. filed) held that a foreign entity that forfeited its certificate […]

Tuesday, August 7th, 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. Noble Energy, Inc. v. ConocoPhillips Company, 532 S.W.3d 771 (Tex. 2017) held that a mutual, reciprocal environmental indemnity was an executory contract assumable in bankruptcy. Under a 1994 Exchange Agreement, ConocoPhillips […]

Wednesday, August 1st, 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. Town of Dish v. Atmos Energy Corporation, 519 S.W3d 605 (Tex. 2017), held that the two-year statute of limitations barred trespass and nuisance claims attributable to a compressor station. Four independently […]

Wednesday, August 1st, 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. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Mieka Energy Corp., No. 4:15-CV-00300-ALM, 2017 WL 1739767 (E.D. Tex. May 4, 2017) (mem. op.), held that joint venture interests were securities sold by unregistered brokers. […]