Texas Oil Co. Sues Ex-Worker Over Botched Lease Renewals

Law360, Houston (October 5, 2012, 3:27 PM EDT) -- Harvey Ventures Group LLC has launched a suit in Texas state court alleging that a former landman breached his employment contract by failing to ensure dozens of mineral leases were renewed, which could cost the oil and gas company $30 million.

Dallas-based Harvey claims in a complaint filed Sept. 28 that Khory Ramage failed “the very basic duties of his position” by allowing 42 mineral leases in North Dakota and Montana to expire in the midst of negotiations to sell the interests to another oil and...
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