No. 17419.

933 P.2d 867 (1997)

123 N.M. 68

Wilburn Jackson REAGAN, Jr., Plaintiff, v. McGEE DRILLING CORPORATION, Defendant-Appellee, and McDonnold Operating, Inc., Defendant-Appellant.

Court of Appeals of New Mexico.

Certiorari Denied February 17, 1997.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Larry D. Beall and Thomas L. Murphy, Beall & Biehler, P.A., Albuquerque, for Defendant-Appellant.

Michael T. Worley and Kelly Mack Cassels, Sanders, Bruin, Coll & Worley, P.A., Roswell, for Defendant-Appellee.



1. A Texas oil well operator, McDonnold Operating Company [Operator], contracted in Texas with a Texas driller, McGee Drilling Corporation [Driller], to drill an oil well in New Mexico. The contract declared that Texas law governed, and it called for Operator to indemnify Driller for injuries to all persons except Driller's employees. Such indemnity provisions, though void under New Mexico law, are valid under Texas Law in...

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