Posts From the monthly archives: "February 2015"
Texas Supreme Court Building

On February 6, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court issued its ruling in Environmental Processing Systems LC v. FPL Farming Ltd.  Both energy companies and land owners were highly anticipating a ruling as to whether deep subsurface wastewater that migrates under neighboring land is actionable under Texas common law but much to the disappointment of both…(Read More)

Texas Supreme Court Building

In a decision issued January 30, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court reversed the court of appeals decision that had barred the mineral owner’s fraud claims, holding that the claims were not timely filed. Hooks has a lease of its minerals with Samson. At issue in this case was a provision of the lease requiring…(Read More)