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Oil and Gas in Texas: Some Law and a Little History
October 18, 2017
Lessons from a Liftboat Contract
October 10, 2017
What's New in the Methane Debate?
October 3, 2017
An "Appendage" Determines a Louisiana Royalty Dispute
September 27, 2017
Unit Operator Pays For a Problem of its Own Making
September 20, 2017
Informal Description Dooms Oil and Gas Leases
September 13, 2017
Harvey and Climate Change, and Consideration of a Retained Acreage Clause
September 6, 2017
Hurricane Harvey and Oil and Gas Operations - What To Do
August 30, 2017
A New Day for Louisiana Oil and Gas Lenders?
August 29, 2017
Texas Supreme Court Dabbles in Bankruptcy Law
August 23, 2017
Does Texas Have a New "Rule" in Conveyancing?
August 15, 2017
Seismic Expenses are Deductible for the Seismic Shooter
August 9, 2017
How Not to  Secure an Oil Well Lien in Louisiana
August 3, 2017
An Oil Patch Morality Play - Part 2
August 1, 2017
Pipeline Partnership Verdict Reversed
July 25, 2017
An Oil Patch Morality Play - Part 1
July 18, 2017
Another Oil Field Contamination Plaintiff Waits Too Long
July 11, 2017
Blame Game Fails Louisiana Casing Vendor
July 5, 2017
Section 232 and Oil Country Tubular Goods
June 28, 2017
Why Leaving the Paris Climate Accord Could Be a Good Thing
June 20, 2017
Texas Mineral Deeds Survive the Statute of Frauds
June 14, 2017
Limitations Runs on Nuisance Claims
June 6, 2017
Louisiana Forced Pooling - Timing is Important
May 31, 2017
Texas Subsurface Trespass Law Clarified
May 23, 2017
Texas Subsurface Trespass Law Clarified
May 23, 2017
Suit For Bad Frac Job Requires a Certificate of Merit
May 16, 2017
Oil Field Contamination Award Upheld
May 9, 2017
Did This "Deed" Convey Fee Simple or an Easement?
May 3, 2017
A Development in Earthquakes and Fracking
April 27, 2017
Hydrocarbons Win One and Lose One in Battles With Crawfish
April 17, 2017
Rejecting Midstream Agreements in Bankruptcy - the Journey Continues
April 11, 2017
Production-in-Paying-Quantities Analysis Confirmed
April 4, 2017
Was it a Mineral Deed or an Oil and Gas Lease?
March 28, 2017
Can Reworking a Saltwater Disposal Well Maintain a Lease?
March 22, 2017
The Parol Evidence Rule at Work in a Mineral Transaction
March 14, 2017
Does it Matter if a Deed Correction is Material?
March 7, 2017
Lessons in Administering a Master Service Agreement
February 28, 2017
Mineral Lease Prevails in Louisiana Royalty Dispute
February 21, 2017
Award for Nuisance From Gas Wells Squelched
February 14, 2017
Oil and Gas Arbitration - Did the Parties Get What They Bargained For?
February 8, 2017
What Price For a Louisiana Servitude?
February 1, 2017
Oil Industry Custom and the Model Form JOA: A Debate
January 24, 2017
It's Now Easier To Be a Common Carrier Pipeline in Texas
January 17, 2017
The Constructive Notice Doctrine in Action
January 10, 2017
2016 - A Bad Year For Bad Guys in Energy
January 4, 2017
Have You Reviewed Your Lease Maintenance Processes Lately?
December 28, 2016
TXO v. Vela Remembered in a Gas Royalty Case
December 19, 2016
Your Louisiana Override - Where Does it Come From?
December 14, 2016
Arbitration in Louisiana - Another Budding Romance?
December 6, 2016
The Rule Against Perpetuities is Alive and Enforceable in Oklahoma
November 30, 2016
Option Contract Ruling Reversed by Texas Supreme Court.
November 16, 2016
Operator - Don't Get Burned by Paying an Insolvent Contractor
November 8, 2016
What Your New President Will Do For or To You
November 1, 2016
Texas Courts Continue Their Romance With Arbitration
October 26, 2016
Louisiana Statutory Penalties Imposed on Operator
October 21, 2016
Texas Tax Ruling Favors Frac Trailer Owners
October 14, 2016
Methane Emissions Standards Take Effect
October 5, 2016
New Mexico Pit Rule Survives Challenge  by Enviro Group
September 28, 2016
Back to the Bulgarian Bad Guy, So Say the Justices
September 20, 2016
Assigning By "Stratigraphic Equivalent"? Be Careful
September 13, 2016
Louisiana Partition Agreement: You Can't Trade What You Don't Own
August 31, 2016
Fueling Freedom: Explaining the Value of Fossil Fuels
August 24, 2016
Control-of-Well Insurance: The Words of the Policy Control
August 17, 2016
When Can Employee Policies Be Amended?
August 9, 2016
Title Suit Booted for Failure to Join Parties
August 3, 2016
Securities Fraud - a Lesson for Promoters
July 26, 2016
When is a Joint Venture a Security?
July 21, 2016
Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Nuisance Law
July 13, 2016
Wyoming Federal Court Strikes Down BLM Fracking Rule
July 5, 2016
Texas Comptroller Prevails in Tax Exemption Claim
June 28, 2016
A Development in Trade-Secret Cases
June 21, 2016
The Model Form JOA in Hard Times (and Farewell, Rally Possum)
June 15, 2016
The Accommodation Doctrine Gets Its Feet Wet
June 7, 2016
Lessee Escapes Termination
June 1, 2016
What's To Know About the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
May 24, 2016
Neither a Will Nor Gift Deed?
May 17, 2016
Neither a Will Nor a Gift Deed?
May 17, 2016
Here We Go Again: Fractional Royalty or Fraction of a Royalty?
May 11, 2016
Proposed Methane Rules - Good or Bad?
May 3, 2016
EPA Methane Rules Are Coming
April 28, 2016
When Joint Bidding Is Not Bid Rigging
April 19, 2016
The Peril in Joint Bidding for Properties
April 12, 2016
Washing Out a Lessee By Email
April 5, 2016
State Well Permit Prevails Over Local Zoning - Again
March 22, 2016
What Happens to a Bundled Production Payment When a Lease Terminates?
March 15, 2016
Can the E&P Debtor Reject Gas Gathering Agreements in Bankruptcy?
March 8, 2016
Post-Production Deductions Revisited
March 1, 2016
Railroad Commission Plugs the Wrong Well - Another Issue
February 17, 2016
Railroad Commission Not Off the Hook for Plugging the Wrong Well
February 11, 2016
What is an Adequate Description For a Mineral Lien ?
February 2, 2016
108 Year-Old Lease Survives
January 26, 2016
Operator: Be Careful Handling Ad Valorem Taxes
January 21, 2016
Texas Property Code Change - No More Subordinations?
January 12, 2016
Things That Never Change in the Oil Patch: How to Aggravate the SEC
January 5, 2016
What if a Partition Deed Doesn't Consider the Minerals?
December 22, 2015
A Corporate Opportunity? … Stolen?
December 16, 2015
What is a Corporate Opportunity?
December 10, 2015
Les Miles is Like the Oil Business
December 1, 2015
Truthiness and Truth Edition
November 24, 2015
Louisiana Mineral Code Article 122 Revisited
November 11, 2015