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Why Helium Could Be The Hottest Commodity Play Of 2022
Helium is already 100x more expensive than natural gas—even with skyrocketing oil and gas prices.
Life of a Landman: What to Eat and Read
Waiting for the Courthouse to Open “A landman in West Texas eats enchiladas, chicken fried
Tech and energy are teaming up, creating a market that could grow 500% in the next 5 years
As the energy industry faces a time of reckoning — pressured by consistently low oil
Ambiguity Foils Right of Way Agreement
By Charles Sartain on April 28, 2021 Co-author Brittany Blakey The central issue in the Texas case of Cook v. Cimarex Energy Co.: Did Cook grant Cimarex a right of way across Cook’s land to the location of two Cimarex wells. No he didn’t. Reversing the trial court, the court of appeals concluded that
2020’s Bad Guys in Energy
Larceny, that business enterprise with a knack for (fleeting) success regardless of the state of the economy, was busy last year. As Obi-Wan Kenobe would say it: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy as the bad guys of energy in 2020. Here we go.
Pennsylvania Rule of Capture Still Bars Subsurface Trespass Claim
After a trial court order, two appellate opinions, a dissent, and another appellate opinion, the tension between a well operator and an adjacent mineral owner over whether hydraulic fracturing can constitute a subsurface trespass in Pennsylvania has, for the most part, been resolved. In Briggs v. Southwestern Production Company, several points of
Solar Beats Minerals in a Texas Accommodation Doctrine Battle
In a precursor of disputes sure to come, in Lyle v. Midway Solar, LLC, a Texas court of appeals delivered a win for solar energy by applying the accommodation doctrine in favor of a solar developer’s actual use of the surface of the land over speculative future development of the mineral