» Austin Oil and Gas Attorney Jordan Highlights Recent Mineral Rights Dispute Case

Austin Oil and Gas Attorney Jordan Highlights Recent Mineral Rights Dispute Case

Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) October 6, 2011 - A recent Texas oil and gas lawsuit pits two parties against each other over land and mineral rights. Red Boot Production Co. says that it owns oil and gas leases on 38 acres of land. Red Boot claims to have the mineral rights under a Beaumont Irrigation Co. canal on the property.

Samson Lone Star (and the other defendants) allegedly has two wells close to the canal. Red Boot says that Samson has used these wells to get gas and gas condensate from under the canal without any right to do so. In its complaint in Jefferson County District Court, Red Boot seeks to recover the money Samson has made from draining the hydrocarbons under the canal, where Samson has allegedly trespassed for four years. Red Boot also is seeking to have Samson’s title to the oil, gas, and minerals in the canal area quieted.

Austin Business Litigation Lawyer and Employment Attorney, Gregory D. Jordan

Austin Business Litigation Lawyer and Oil and Gas Attorney, Gregory D. Jordan

“Oil and gas disputes often place a great deal of money at stake,” said Austin oil and gas lawyer Gregory D. Jordan, commenting on the case. “Lease agreements, mineral rights, and even title issues can make a disagreement very complex. In this case, issues have apparently gone on for several years and caused a number of concerns. Essentially Red Boot is suggesting Samson stuck its straw in Red Boot’s drink.”

Complaint documents claim that the surface locations for Samson’s wells are on its own land, but that the wellbores bottomhole into Red Boot’s lease. A directional bottomhole survey allegedly shows the bottomholes are within the boundaries of the canal. “One question should be whether Samson’s mineral interests to that area are valid,” said Jordan.

The Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan counsels individuals and corporate clients in oil and gas lease disputes, mineral rights, drilling issues and a multitude of other oil and gas situations. Austin oil and gas attorney Jordan has decades of oil and gas industry experience, not only from the legal perspective, but also from his background as a petroleum landman and petroleum engineer. To learn more, please go to www.theaustintriallawyer.com or call (512) 419-0684.

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan
5608 Parkcrest Drive, Suite 310
Austin, Texas 78731
Call: 512-419-0684

Other Practice Areas offered by the Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan

  • Business Litigation
  • Trademark and Copyright Litigation
  • Hospital Retaliation
  • Overtime and Wage Claims
  • Personal Injury
    • Investment firms sue oil company, alleging breach of contract
      An oil company was sued by two investment firms in Harris County District Court in Texas over an alleged breach of contract. SSG Advisors, LLC and Chiron Financial LLC filed the lawsuit against Daybreak Oil and Gas Inc., claiming that Daybreak violated an agreement among the three companies. The investment firms claim they are owed [...]
    • Multi-million dollar oil and gas lawsuit set for trial
      A lawsuit is set for trial in Texas between two well-known oil and gas names over revenue and ownership interests, with hundreds of millions of dollars in damages claimed. Mesa Petroleum, founded by T. Boone Pickens, filed suit against J. Cleo Thompson and three exploration and production companies based in Midland. Mesa alleging that Patriot [...]
    • Texas drill pipe supplier files lawsuit against company alleging breach of contract
      A breach of contract lawsuit was filed by a Houston, Texas drill pipe supplier against a North Dakota company. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas Aug. 31 by Vallourec Drilling Products USA Inc. (Vallourec) against B.J.’s Drill Stem Testing, Inc. d/b/a Drill Tech LLC (Drill Tech). [...]

    See other news sources publishing this article. BETA | Tags: , , , , ,



    Get headlines from Law Firm Newswire sent right to your inbox.

    * indicates required