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No. 15-0155
TAMES

ENDEAVOR ENERGY RESOURCES, L.P. AND ENDEAVOR PETROLEUM, LLC v. DISCOVERY OPERATING, INC. AND PATRIOT ROYALTY AND LAND, LLC

A petition was filed on May 1, 2015. The Court requested full merits briefing on November 20, 2015. The Court granted review on September 1, 2017. Oral argument has been scheduled for January 9, 2018

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:11th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:11-12-00322-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jim Wright

Trial Court

Trial Court:118th District Court
County:Martin
Trial Judge:Honorable Timothy D. Yeats
Trial Docket:6439

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2018-01-09 Oral Argument Scheduled  

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-09-01 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
2017-09-01 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2017-09-01 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
2017-09-01 Petition Reinstated
2017-09-01 Petition for Review granted
2017-09-01 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-08-18 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Petitioner)  
2017-08-08 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2017-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2017-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-23 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-05-23 Case forwarded to Court
2017-05-17 Motion for Rehearing  
2017-04-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2017-04-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2017-03-31 Petition for Review disposed Denied
  This case was pending on merits briefs between November 8, 2016 and March 31, 2017.  
2016-11-08 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-09-29 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-09-21 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-08-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-07-27 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-06-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-06-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-05-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-05-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-05-11 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-05-11 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-05-05 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-04-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-04-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-03-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-03-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-02-19 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-01-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-01-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-12-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-12-07 Case Record Filed  
2015-12-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-11-23 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-11-20 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-11-17 Surreply filed (Respondent)  
2015-11-06 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-09-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-09-28 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2015-09-23 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-09-22 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-08-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-08-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-07-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2015-07-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-07-03 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-06-12 Response Waiver filed  
2015-06-02 Case forwarded to Court
2015-05-28 Response Waiver filed  
2015-05-01 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-03-26 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-03-26 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-02-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-02-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Patriot Royalty and Land, LLC.
Mr. Ryan D. Clinton
Mr. John A. "Jad" Davis Jr.
Ms. Jill Christine Pennington
Mr. David W. Lauritzen
Mr. Joseph A. Baker
Mr. Rick G. Strange
Mr. Charles Christopher Aycock
Respondent
Endeavor Energy Resources, L.P.
Mr. J. Derrick Price
Ms. Erin H. Huber
Mr. C. H. (Hal) Brockett Jr.
Ms. April E. Lucas
Mr. David M. Gunn
Mr. Joe Edward Lea Jr.
Mr. Scott A. Brister
Petitioner
Gaither, Janice K.
Mr. Andrew (Drew) P. Mouton
Reina Cisneros
Respondent
Endeavor Petroleum, LLC
Mr. J. Derrick Price
Mr. C. H. (Hal) Brockett Jr.
Ms. Erin H. Huber
Mr. Joe Edward Lea Jr.
Ms. April E. Lucas
Mr. David M. Gunn
Mr. Scott A. Brister
Petitioner
Discovery Operating, Inc.
Mr. David W. Lauritzen
Mr. Joseph A. Baker
Ms. Jill Christine Pennington
Mr. John A. "Jad" Davis Jr.
Mr. Davin McGinnis
Mr. Ryan D. Clinton
Respondent
Elrod, Joseph
Mr. Andrew (Drew) P. Mouton
Respondent
Elrod, Jon David
Mr. Andrew (Drew) P. Mouton
Reina Cisneros
Respondent
Elrod, Stanley D.
Mr. Andrew (Drew) P. Mouton
Respondent
Williams, Rebecca J.
Mr. John T. Ferguson
Respondent
Thomas, Karen M.
Mr. Andrew (Drew) P. Mouton
Reina Cisneros
Respondent
Schafer, Norvella Ann
Mr. John T. Ferguson
Respondent
Wells, JackieLue
Mr. John T. Ferguson
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owner’s Association
Mr. Rex H. White Jr.
Permian Basin Petroleum Association
Ms. Angela Nichole Doyle Staples
Mabee Ranch Royalty Partnership
Ms. Elana S. Einhorn
J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation
Ms. Elana S. Einhorn
Angelo, Junior, Ernest
Mr. James V. Hammett Jr.
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