Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Aycock v. Vantage Fort Worth Energy, LLC held that a recovery by unleased cotenants for payment of bonus after ratification of the lease must come from the lessor, not the lessee. […]

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.   BoMar Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Loyd, No. 10-08-00016-CV, 2009 WL 2136404 (Tex. App.— Waco Jul. 15, 2009) (mem. op.), modified on reh’g, 298 S.W.3d 832 (Tex. App.—Waco 2009, […]

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.   Mitchell Energy Corp. v. Samson Resources Co., 80 F.3d 976 (5th Cir. 1996) considers the duties owed by a unit operator which fails to pay unleased cotenants and which […]

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.   Longoria v. ExxonMobil Corp., 255 S.W.3d 174 (Tex. App.—San Antonio 2008, pet. denied) reviews party joinder issues in the context of trespass to try title and declaratory judgment claims. […]