DGC Attorney Ryan Clinton Speaks at State Bar Conference in Houston

January 11, 2019 – On January 11, 2019, DGC appellate attorney Ryan Clinton spoke to an audience of oil-and-gas professionals at the State Bar of Texas Oil and Gas Disputes Conference in Houston, Texas.

Ryan presented on the topic of the oil-and-gas leasehold estate, how the estate is created, and how to determine whether the estate has ended.  Ryan spoke about the classifications of lease clauses—covenants, conditions subsequent, and special limitations—and the remedies available for the breach or triggering of each clause.  Ryan also discussed the application of the “rule against forfeiture” in Texas, and the “repudiation doctrine.”

To read Ryan’s paper, visit the link below >

THE END OF THE LEASEHOLD AS WE KNOW IT: TERMINATION, FORFEITURE, & REPUDIATION