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BP Gulf Oil Spill Ends With $20.8 Billion Settlement

A settlement has been reached in relation to the infamous 2010 BP gulf oil spill. Following up from an initial agreement of $18.7 billion settlement reached back in July, the final settlement has ...
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Governor Greg Abbott Signs Bill Prohibiting Fracking Bans

Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed a bill into effect that prohibits all fracking bans throughout the state, despite the laws that may currently exist in over 300 Texas communities. While he ...
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Texas Oil & Gas Law: Your Rights as a Landowner, Pt. 3

Fracking is one of the most popular methods for obtaining the natural gas that is underneath the ground level. However, this technique can be very damaging from an environmental standpoint. How does ...
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South Texas College of Law Establishes Oil & Gas Law Institute

In order to accompany the booming field of oil and gas law, South Texas College of Law is establishing the Houston region's first Oil & Gas Law Institute. With the booming technologies of oil ...
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Texas Oil & Gas Law: Your Rights as a Landowner, Pt. 2

Understanding mineral rights it important, especially when operating under Texas' oil and gas laws. These rights can affect the way land is used, drilling operations are organized, and much more. ...
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Texas Oil & Gas Law: Your Rights as a Landowner, Pt. 1

When it comes to owning land in Texas, things can get complicated. By law, there are two ways that you may have ownership of property: surface ownership and mineral rights. A person may hold ...
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Has an Oil Company asked you to sign a Quitclaim deed?

With the recent oil boom in the United States, oil companies are rushing to drill wells faster than ever. In order to do that they need to have clear ownership records so they know who to lease the ...
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Do You Have Royalty Money in Suspense?

If so, Herring Law Firm can help you get the money that is lawfully yours. We have litigated numerous cases for clients who's money has been suspended by the oil company they leased with. In fact ...
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