Thomas G. Ciarlone, Jr.

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In this episode, Tom discusses recent guidance out of the Texas Supreme Court on interpreting oil-and-gas contracts; cross-jurisdictional differences surrounding the rule of capture and subsurface mineral trespass; and troubling class action developments for operators and other industry participants.…
Learn about troubling developments at the intersection of class actions and consumer protection laws in royalty underpayment cases; get the details on the Texas Supreme Court’s latest pronouncements on the duties of executive mineral rights owners to non-executives; and hear about a new appellate court decision that addresses when the acceptance of royalties will operate as a waiver of an anti-pooling clause in an oil-and-gas lease.…
In this week’s episode, learn when an “offset well” is not an offset well, according to the Texas Supreme Court. Also, get up to speed on the latest installment in the ongoing “fixed”-versus-“floating” royalty saga that continues to confound courts and counsel across the Lone Star State.…