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No. 07-0404
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EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION v. DAN GILL, ET AL.

The Court requested full merits briefing on December 17, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on November 20, 2009. It then denied rehearing on January 15, 2010 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

January 29, 2012

Couple's fight with pipeline company pits Texans' love of oil vs. love of land

from Victoria Advocate

The Court has issued opinions:

November 20, 2009

New CVSG; Exxon well-plugging cases to be reheard; a (rare) improvident grant; four new grants [orders Nov. 20, 2009]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 12 other cases.

November 20, 2009

New CVSG; Exxon well-plugging cases to be reheard; a (rare) improvident grant; four new grants [orders Nov. 20, 2009]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 14 other cases.

Opinion

November 20, 2009

Percuriam

Per Curiam Opinion PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:13-06-00048-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Dori Contreras Garza

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 4
County:Nueces
Trial Judge:Honorable James E. Klager
Trial Docket:03-60079-4

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2010-02-08 Case Stored  
2010-01-15 Mandate issued  
2010-01-15 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
2009-12-07 Motion for Rehearing  
2009-11-20 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2009-11-20 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2009-11-20 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2009-11-20 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
  This case was pending on merits briefs between August 3, 2009 and November 20, 2009.  
2009-08-03 Letter Filed  
2009-07-15 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 9, 2009 and July 15, 2009.  
2009-04-09 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 16, 2009 and April 9, 2009.  
2009-01-16 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2009-01-16 Address Change  
2009-01-12 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
2008-11-25 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between July 10, 2008 and November 25, 2008.  
2008-07-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-07-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-07-09 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2008-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-07-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-06-05 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2008-06-05 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2008-06-04 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2008-06-04 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2008-05-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-05-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-05-22 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2008-05-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-04-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-03-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-03-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-03-17 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2008-02-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-02-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-01-24 Case Record Filed  
2008-01-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-01-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-01-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-01-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-01-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-12-18 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2007-12-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2007-11-09 Amended Brief filed  
2007-11-09 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2007-10-24 MET to file reply disposed of   Form Letter sent in response to motion for extension of time
2007-10-23 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-10-11 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2007-10-02 Case forwarded to Court
2007-09-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2007-08-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2007-08-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2007-07-26 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2007-07-26 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2007-06-28 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2007-06-26 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2007-05-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2007-05-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Mr. J. A. (Tony) Canales
Mr. John Sidney Adcock
Mr. Russell S. Post
Mr. Andrew A. Kassof
Mr. Mark S. Lillie
Mr. Richard C. Godfrey
Mr. David M. Gunn
Petitioner
Gill, Dan
Mr. John B. McArthur
Mr. Spencer Hosie
Mr. William Denton
Mr. Troy Rafferty
Mr. Fredric Levin
Mr. James M. White III
Mr. Walter C. Thompson Jr.
Mr. Bob F. Wright
Mr. David T. Bright
Mr. James T. McCartt
Mr. Robert C. Josefsburg
Mr. William Hoese
Mr. William Large
Mr. James P. Roy
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Shell Oil Company
Mr. David Michael Rodi
 
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