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. […]

Wednesday, February 14th, 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. Sec. & Exch. Comm’n v. Mieka Energy Corp., No. 4:15-CV-00300-ALM, 2017 WL 1739767 (E.D. Tex. May 4, 2017) (mem. op.) (Joint venture interests […]

Monday, September 7th, 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.   Geodyne Energy Income Production Partnership I-E v. The Newton Corp1 considers the liability of a nonoperator and the nonoperator’s assignee for a proportionate part of plugging and abandoning a […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   Geodyne Energy Income Production Partnership I-E v. The Newton Corp., 97 S.W.3d 779 (Tex. App.–Dallas 2003, no pet.), considers the liability of a nonoperator and the nonoperator’s assignee for a proportionate part of plugging and abandoning a well at a cost of $742,409.67. The well ceased production in paying quantities on […]