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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.   Crosstex NGL Pipeline, L.P. v. Reins Rd. Farms-1, Ltd., 404 S.W.3d 754 (Tex. App.—Beaumont 2013, no pet.) held that under the statutes granting pipelines the right to condemn a […]

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 some significance to you.  Mobil Pipe Line Co. v. Smith, 860 S.W.2d 157 (Tex. App.–El Paso 1993, no writ), considers what right an owner of a pipeline right-of-way has to enter upon farmland […]

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.  Orange County, Inc. v. Citgo Pipeline Company, 934 S.W.2d 472 (Tex. App. – Beaumont 1996, writ denied), considers the alienability of a partial interest in a pipeline easement. A landowner […]

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.  Bagley v. Centana Intrastate Pipeline, L.L.C., No. 09-06-063-CV, 2007 WL 846554 (Tex. App.—Beaumont 2007, pet. denied) (Memorandum opinion), holds that a pipeline can be relocated, notwithstanding that the easement granted […]

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.  Fort Worth & Western Railroad Co. v. Enbridge Gathering (NE Texas Liquids), L.P., 298 S.W.3d 392 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 2009, no pet.), held that gas utilities and pipeline companies have […]

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. Americo Energy Resources, L.L.C. v. Moore, No. 13-08-0097-CV, 2008 WL 3984169 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi Aug. 29, 2008, no pet.), holds that transporting oil or gas through an unauthorized pipeline is 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.   Love v. Texas Express Pipeline, LLC   held that the court in an appeal challenging a natural-gas pipeline condemnation proceeding has no jurisdiction when there was no timely objection filed […]