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Investment firms sue oil company, alleging breach of contract

An oil company was sued by two investment firms in Harris County District Court in Texas over an alleged breach of contract. SSG Advisors, LLC and Chiron Financial LLC filed the lawsuit against Daybreak Oil and Gas Inc., claiming that

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Multi-million dollar oil and gas lawsuit set for trial

A lawsuit is set for trial in Texas between two well-known oil and gas names over revenue and ownership interests, with hundreds of millions of dollars in damages claimed. Mesa Petroleum, founded by T. Boone Pickens, filed suit against J.

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Texas drill pipe supplier files lawsuit against company alleging breach of contract

A breach of contract lawsuit was filed by a Houston, Texas drill pipe supplier against a North Dakota company. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas Aug. 31 by Vallourec Drilling Products

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Texas Appeals Court rules against lessee in offset well dispute

The Fourth Court of Appeals in San Antonio, Texas found that a lessee had failed to prove that it had drilled an offset well as required by oil and gas leases. In the case, Shirley Adams et al. v. Murphy

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Texas oil networking company files lawsuit for tortious interference, unfair competition

A lawsuit has been filed by a networking website for oil workers, claiming that a Texas man who founded the company stole data to launch a competing business. Rigzone.com claims to host the resumes of over 2 million workers in

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Texas jury awards 1.5 million dollars to mineral rights owner

A Harris County, Texas jury awarded $1.5 million to Jack Grynberg and his family, finding that Exxon Mobil did not act in good faith in determining the mineral royalties the company owed him. Grynberg says he is owed even more

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Texas mental health center files breach of contract lawsuit against software provider

A mental health center in Texas is suing a software provider for breach of contract. The lawsuit was filed in state district court in Waco by the Heart of Texas Region Mental Health Mental Retardation Center (MHMR), against CoCentrix Inc.,

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Oil lawsuit filed in Texas court over alleged breach of joint operating agreement

In a lawsuit filed in Texas, a small oil company alleges that its partner drillers in Guinea breached a joint operating agreement on offshore drilling. Hyperdynamics Corp. filed suit claiming that Dana Petroleum PLC and Tullow PLC used a now-settled

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Austin company files lawsuit alleging unfair competition

An unfair competition lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Austin, Texas. Yeti Coolers, an Austin company, accuses a Missouri company, Mammoth Coolers, of selling products that infringe on Yeti’s rights. Yeti alleges unfair competition, unjust enrichment, trade

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Former employee alleges unpaid overtime in Texas employment lawsuit

A former employee of an environmental services company, who claims that the company did not pay him for overtime worked, has filed an employment lawsuit in federal court in Texas. The collective action lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court

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