May 3, 2013
- 260 Mines and Minerals
- 260II Title, Conveyances, and Contracts
- 260II(A) Rights and Remedies of Owners
- 260k48 k. What are Minerals and Nature of Property in Minerals.
Under Texas law, the minerals owner is entitled, not to the molecules actually residing below the surface, but to a fair chance to recover the oil and gas.
Dunn-McCampbell Royalty Interest, Inc., v. National Park Service, 630 F.3d 431 (5th Cir. 2011)