Civ. A. No. B-89-00423-CA.

742 F.Supp. 372 (1990)

B.L. PEREGOY, Robert H. Carr, Douglas C. Peregoy, Barbara Ann Peregoy v. AMOCO PRODUCTION CO., A DIVISION OF STANDARD OIL OF INDIANA; Mobil Oil Corporation; Phillips Petroleum Co.; Texaco Inc.; Chevron, Inc.

United States District Court, E.D. Texas, Beaumont Division.

June 18, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Max E. Wilson, Wilson, Wilson & Cupp, Mountain City, for plaintiffs.

Michael V. Powell, Cynthia Keely Timms, Dallas, Tex., William C. Bovender, Hunter, Smith & Davis, Kingsport, Tenn., for Amoco, Mobil, Phillips.

Don Jemison, Bartlesville, Okl., for Phillips.

Robert P. Thibault, Brian S. West, Texaco Inc., Houston, Tex., Howard E. Jarvis, Baker, Worthington, Crossley, Stansberry & Woolf, Knoxville, Tenn., for Texaco.

Rick A. Mayer, Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Houston, Tex., for Chevron.


COBB, District Judge.

"[T]he Pelham Humphries litigation is over and the Humphries heirs have no title in the league of land ..."

Judge Thornberry's holding in Humphries v. Texas Gulf Sulphur Co., 393 F.2d 69 (5th Cir.1968), has a hollow ring to the plaintiffs here who are seeking to exhume the Pelham Humphries dispute two decades after this definitive epitaph.

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