182016Jan
Fitzsimons Joins TAMEST Shale Task Force

Fitzsimons Joins TAMEST Shale Task Force

Joseph Fitzsimons recently joined The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (“TAMEST”) Shale Task Force, which was created to review the impacts of shale oil and gas development in Texas. The purpose of the study is to help all Texans understand what we do and do not know about the potential environmental and…

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12015Jul
Johnson, Park Published in Section Report of the State Bar of Texas

Johnson, Park Published in Section Report of the State Bar of Texas

Ezra Johnson and Robert Park have published a paper titled, “Bradshaw, Bradshaw, and Bradshaw: The Executive’s Duty to the Non-Executive and What it Means to Avoid Self-Dealing” that appears in the Spring 2015 Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section Report. The paper provides practical advice to attorneys related to the executive’s duty to the…

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12015Jul
Burton, Johnson Interviewed for Express-News “Eagle Ford Woes” Article

Burton, Johnson Interviewed for Express-News “Eagle Ford Woes” Article

Partners Trace Burton and Ezra Johnson were interviewed by staff writer Jennifer Hiller for an article published in the June 28, 2015 edition of the San Antonio-Express News titled “Legal Trouble Flowing in Eagle Ford.” The article detailed the continued confusion around title issues and in determining the amount of royalty mineral owners receive from…

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252015Mar
Fitzsimons Speaks at TALT’s Saving Family Lands Seminar

Fitzsimons Speaks at TALT’s Saving Family Lands Seminar

Joseph Fitzsimons presented at the Saving Family Lands 2015 seminar on the topic of “Oil & Gas Exploration Can Work With Conservation Easements – sometimes” on March 25, 2015.

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202015Mar
Burton and Park Recognized as 2015 Texas Rising Stars

Burton and Park Recognized as 2015 Texas Rising Stars

Partner Trace Burton and Associate Robert Park have been recognized in the Texas Rising Stars 2015 edition of Texas Super Lawyers Magazine and also in April 2015 issue of Texas Monthly Magazine.  Nominated by other attorneys, this honor is reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice.  Both Trace and Robert were Risings Stars…

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162015Mar
Johnson and Park Interviewed for Express-News Article

Johnson and Park Interviewed for Express-News Article

Ezra Johnson and Robert Park met with Jennifer Hiller of the San Antonio Express-News recently to discuss royalty audits and surface issues in the Eagle Ford Shale. The article included a discussion about the statute of limitations for mineral owners on conducting a royalty audit. Click here for the complete article.  This article also appeared…

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162015Feb
UFJ&B Oil and Gas Partners Interviewed for Law360 Articles

UFJ&B Oil and Gas Partners Interviewed for Law360 Articles

Law360, a subscription based, legal news service operated by the Portfolio Media company, a subsidiary of LexisNexis, recently published a three part series written by Jess Davis on how changing oil prices are affecting the legal landscape in the Eagle Ford Shale. In Part One, “Sinking Oil Prices Drive Fresh Legal Work In Eagle Ford,”…

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