Texas Justices Asked To Revive $10.5M Gas Royalty Judgment

Law360, Houston (February 5, 2014, 10:38 PM EST) -- A landowners group told the Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday that they shouldn’t be on the hook for $10 million that Occidental Permian Ltd. withheld from royalty payments to cover the cost of extracting natural gas through carbon dioxide injections.

Royalty owners from the Cogdell Canyon Reef Unit oil field in West Texas should not have had their payments discounted because the injections were essential to producing the gas, the cost of which cannot be passed off by Occidental, Robert Grable of Kelly Hart & Hallman...
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