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, September 8th, 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.   Walton v. City of Midland, 409 S.W.3d 926 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2013, pet. denied) held that granting a permit to drill an oil and gas well did not constitute a […]

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.   The City of Houston v. Trail Enterprises, Inc., 377 S.W.3d 873 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] 2012, pet. denied),  held that an ordinance enacted by the City of Houston (“City”) […]

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.   FPL Farming Ltd. v. Environmental Processing Systems, L.C., 351 S.W.3d 306 (Tex. 2011), FPL Farming Ltd. v. Envtl. Processing Sys., L.C., 383 S.W.3d 274 (Tex. App.—Beaumont  2012, pet. filed) […]

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.   City of Mont Belvieu v. Enterprise Products Operating, 222 S.W.3d 515 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist] 2007, no pet.) holds that the Legislature did not intend to fully preempt a […]

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.   Kohout v. City of Fort Worth, 292 S.W.3d 703 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 2009, no pet.) held that a Fort Worth citizen was not harmed by the grant of a […]

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.   Seagull Energy E&P, Inc. v. Railroad Comm’n of Texas, 226 S.W.3d 383 (Tex. 2007) holds that a mineral owner’s property right to commingled oil or gas or both extends […]