Texas Supreme Court Affirms Defense Summary Judgment For Natural Gas Well Owner

Texas Supreme Court Affirms Defense Summary Judgment For Natural Gas Well Owner

AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Supreme Court on June 21 affirmed summary judgment for the owner of a natural gas well against a cattle rancher who alleged that the location of a well unreasonably interfered with his cattle ranching operations because the rancher failed to meet his burden of proof under the accommodation doctrine (Homer Merriman v. EXT Energy Inc., No. 11-494, Texas Sup.).

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