Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
D. Patrick Long, Brad Rockwell, Dallas, for Petitioners.
Thomas R. Dixon, Jr., Kevin P. Parker, Amarillo, for Respondents.
Supreme Court of Texas.
OWEN, Justice, delivered the opinion of the Court, in which PHILLIPS, Chief Justice, HECHT, CORNYN, ENOCH, SPECTOR and BAKER, Justices, join.
The question in this case is whether post-production compression costs can be allocated to royalty owners under the terms of certain oil and gas leases and division orders. We hold that the royalty provisions in the leases and one of the division orders at issue in this case are unambiguous and that the royalty owners are required...
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