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Your weekly briefing on legal news and developments in the energy industry, brought to you by KRCL oil-and-gas trial lawyer, Tom Ciarlone.

Aug 16, 2019

In this episode, Tom discusses recent guidance out of the Texas Supreme Court on interpreting oil-and-gas contracts; cross-jurisdictional differences surrounding the rule of capture and subsurface mineral trespass; and troubling class action developments for operators and other industry participants.


Jun 15, 2019

Learn about troubling developments at the intersection of class actions and consumer protection laws in royalty underpayment cases; get the details on the Texas Supreme Court's latest pronouncements on the duties of executive mineral rights owners to non-executives; and hear about a new appellate court decision that...


Jan 1, 2019

In the first episode of the New Year, Tom discusses several appellate decisions from Texas that touch on class actions and farmout agreements.


Dec 20, 2018

This week, Tom gets you up to speed on offset wells and liquidated damages as unenforceable penalties; the arrival of anti-SLAPP in the oil patch; and the Texas Supreme Court's warning to mineral purchasers: buyer beware.


Nov 20, 2018

In the latest episode of the podcast, Tom is joined by the managing partner of Kane Russell Coleman Logan PC's Houston office, Marcy Rothman, who discusses pitfalls and best practices surrounding digital signatures in the oil patch and beyond.