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Complimentary Energy Law Breakfast Seminar

Kane Russell Coleman Logan PC's Energy Practice Group will be hosting a complimentary breakfast seminar on November 8, 2018, from 8:00–10:30 a.m. at the Hess Club in Houston, Texas. Gain knowledge and practice insights&mdash […]

Thomas G. Ciarlone Jr.

Top 10 Mistakes When Drafting Non-Competes in the Oil Patch

In the latest episode of our energy law podcast, Chip Morris will talk to us about the top ten mistakes employers can make—in the oilfield, and beyond—when drafting non-compete agreements.Download the iPhone/iPad app for our podcast […]

Bruce C. Morris

SCOTX: When An "Offset Well" Is Not An Offset Well

Earlier this month, in Murphy Exploration & Production Co. USA v. Adams, a deeply divided Texas Supreme Court departed from the venerable "plain-language rule" of contract construction when it determined that a lease requiring the operator […]

Thomas G. Ciarlone Jr.

Oil and Gas Law: 2Q18 Update

Offset Wells and Liquidated Damages as Unenforceable Penalties. Oil-and-gas leases—at least those drafted by savvy mineral owners—will often include an offset drilling clause. Such clauses stipulate that, if a well is drilled on a neighboring […]

Thomas G. Ciarlone Jr.