Monday, July 8th, 2019
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. R.R. Comm’n of Tex. v. Polk Operating, LLC, No. 03-17-00080-CV, 2018 WL 1004567 (Tex. App.—Austin Feb. 22, 2018, no pet. h.) (mem. op.) held that the District Court in Austin had jurisdiction […]

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. Apache Deepwater, LLC v. Double Eagle Development, LLC, No. 08-16-00038-CV, 2017 WL 3614298 (Tex. App.—El Paso Aug. 23, 2017, pet. filed) construed a retained acreage clause to operate as of the […]

Tuesday, July 17th, 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. Ring Energy v. Trey Resources, Inc., No. 08-15-00080-CV, 2017 WL 192911 (Tex. App.—El Paso Jan. 18, 2017, no. pet.) (TRC jurisdiction for injunctive relief over injection wells), held that pre-injury injunctive […]

Tuesday, July 17th, 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. Saner v. BridgeTex Pipeline Company, LLC, No. 11-14-00199-CV, 2016 WL 4009973 (Tex. App.—Eastland July 21, 2016, pet. denied) (Condemnation for crude oil pipeline)held that in order “to satisfy the constitutional ‘public use’ requirement, […]

Monday, June 19th, 2017
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Texas v. United States Envtl. Prot. Agency, 829 F.3d 405 (5th Cir. 2016) (Clean Air Act and coal-fired electrical generating plants) granted a stay, pending appeal, of the Environmental Protection Agency’s […]