Seismic Map At Center Of Trade Secret Theft, Conspiracy

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 1:12 PM EDT) -- On Sept. 18, 2013, the San Antonio court of appeals affirmed a Webb County trial court's judgment worth $4.9 million in lost profits associated with the improper dissemination and use of a seismic map — referred to by the parties as the "Treasure Map" — depicting the Lopeno Prospect in South Texas. Lamont v. Vaquillas Energy Lopeno Ltd. LLP, No. 04-12-00219-CV, (Tex. App. - San Antonio Sept. 18, 2013, no pet. h.).

Appellees and an oil and gas development company named Ricochet Energy Inc. entered into...
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