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.   Lenape Resources Corp. v. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., 39 Tex. Sup. Ct. J. 496 (April 18, 1996) considers whether “85% of Seller’s delivery capacity” is a term sufficiently definite […]

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.   Northern Natural Gas Company v. Conoco, Inc., 939 S.W.2d 676 (Tex. App. – El Paso 1996, writ granted), construes a natural gas transportation and processing agreement as to the […]

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.   The case of McMillan v. Dooley, 144 S.W.3d 159 (Tex. App.–Eastland 2004, pet. filed), deals with a common problem associated with the exercise of a preferential right to purchase […]

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 some significance to you.   Lone Star Gas Company v. Mexia Oil & Gas, 833 S.W.2d 199 (Tex. App.–Dallas 1992, no writ), concerns the obligation of the purchaser of a lease subject to […]

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.   Lazy M Ranch, Ltd. v. TXI Operations, LP, 978 S.W.2d 678 (Tex. App.—Austin 1998, pet. denied) considers the consequences of unauthorized mineral exploration outside a permitted area. TXI and […]

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.   Fleet Oil & Gas, Ltd. v. EOG Resources, Inc.,  held that the attorney’s fee provision under a 1989 MFOA attached as an exhibit to a participation agreement did not […]

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.   XH, LLC v. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., No. 12-12-00338-CV, 2014 WL 2505541 (Tex. App.—Tyler May 30, 2014, no pet.)(mem. op.), held that the parties’ express provision governing priority of interpretation […]