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Case Law Update: Energen Resources Corporation v. Wallace

Energen Resources Corp. v. Wallas 2022 WL 726976 (Tex. Mar. 11, 2022) Following an explosion at a water well, Wallace – a worker at the site injured in the incident – brought this negligence claim against Energen Resources Corporation as the owner of the oil and gas leasehold estate in the land upon which the… Read more »

Case Law Update: Franklin v. Regions Bank

Franklin v. Regions Bank No. 21-30324 (5th Cir. 2022) This controversy stemmed from a mineral lease covering 1,805.35 acres in Louisiana, which included provisions dictating that it would terminate at the end of its term as to rights below the deepest depth drilled, known as deep rights, as well as nonproducing acreage. The operator drilled… Read more »

Texas Supreme Court Interprets “Into the Pipeline” with Regard to Post-Production Costs

New Case Update: Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Co. LP v. Texas Crude Energy, LLC By Rachel Reese & Miranda Caballero Quick Summary In a 9-0 opinion, delivered on March 1, 2019, the Texas Supreme Court in Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP v. Texas Crude Energy, LLC (“Burlington”) equated the lease language on… Read more »