No. 01-16-00579-CV.

555 S.W.3d 176 (2018)

TEC OLMOS, LLC and Terrace Energy Corporation f/k/a Terrace Resources, Inc., Appellants v. CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY, Appellee.

Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (1st Dist.).

Opinion issued May 31, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Eric Grant , Jay Nelkin , John B. Thomas , HICKS THOMAS LLP, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 2000, Houston, Texas 77002, for Appellants.

Darin Lee Brooks , John George, Jr. , Meagan Glover , GRAY REED & MCGRAW, P.C., 1300 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 2000, Houston, Texas 77056-3000, for Appellee.

Panel consists of Chief Justice Radack and Justices Brown and Lloyd.


This dispute arises in the context of the oil and gas industry. The parties entered into a drilling contract that contained a "force majeure" clause. When one of the parties failed to perform its contractual obligations by the contract deadline, it sought to invoke force majeure protections. Litigation...

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