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547 S.W.3d 858 *; 2018 Tex. LEXIS 247 **; 61 Tex. Sup. J. 605; 2018 WL 1440639
CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY AND BURLINGTON RESOURCES OIL & GAS CO., L.P., PETITIONERS, v. RALPH WADE KOOPMANN, KAREN MARIE KOENIG, LORENE H. KOOPMANN, AND LOIS STRIEBER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF JERRY STRIEBER, RESPONDENTS
Prior History: [**1] ON PETITION FOR REVIEW FROM THE COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRTEENTH DISTRICT OF TEXAS.
ConocoPhillips Co. v. Koopmann, 542 S.W.3d 643, 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 5278 (Tex. App. Corpus Christi, May 19, 2016)
lease, future interest, deed, reservation, royalty, vest, executory interest, court of appeals, shut-in, trial court, minerals, saving clause, grantor, summary judgment, perpetuities, oil, motion to dismiss, paying, oil and gas, commercial quantity, attorney's fees, alienability, ambiguous, terminate, conveyed, parties, possibility of reverter, primary term, lessee, non-declaratory
Civil Procedure, Summary Judgment, Motions for Summary Judgment, Cross Motions, Appeals, Summary Judgment Review, Standards of Review, Burdens of Proof, Movant Persuasion & Proof, Constitutional Law, State Constitutional Operation, Real Property Law, Estates, Future Interests, Invalid Restraints & Rule Against Perpetuities, Energy & Utilities Law, Discovery, Exploration & Recovery, Exploration Obligations & Rights, Deeds, Construction & Interpretation, Oil, Gas & Mineral Interests, Conveyances, Rule Against Perpetuities, Leases & Licenses, Executory Interests, Reversions & Reverter, Remainders, Leases & Licenses, Implied Duties, Concurrent & Successive Interests, Mineral Interests, Lapse & Reversion, Contracts Law, Contract Interpretation, Ambiguities & Contra Proferentem, Intent, Royalties, Shut In Royalty Clauses, Royalties, Collection & Payment, Royalty Interests, Governments, Legislation, Interpretation, Statutory Remedies & Rights, Business & Corporate Compliance, Contract Formation, Contracts Law, Contract Formation, Defenses, Public Policy Violations, Breach, Breach of Contract Actions, Responses, Defenses, Demurrers & Objections, Motions to Dismiss, Pleading & Practice, Motion Practice, Time Limitations, Attorney Fees & Expenses, Basis of Recovery, Statutory Awards, Sanctions, Baseless Filings, Frivolous Lawsuits