Production in paying quantities is becoming an increasingly litigated issue in courts across Texas. This episode is the first in a multipart series that will explore all of the essential legal principles surrounding PPQ.
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This week’s episode of Kane Russell Coleman Logan PC’s energy law podcast delves into three important oil-and-gas cases that were recently decided in Texas and Oklahoma.
Tom is joined by Brett Podkanowicz, in-house counsel for land and legal at Encore Permain in Midland, Texas.
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…
In the first episode of the New Year, Tom discusses several appellate decisions from Texas that touch on class actions and farmout agreements.
This week, Tom gets you up to speed on offset wells and liquidated damages as unenforceable penalties; the arrival of anti-SLAPP in the oil patch; and the Texas Supreme Court’s warning to mineral purchasers: buyer beware.
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…