Entitled to “a fair chance”

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.

260 Mines and MineralsUnder 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)