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No. 15-0910
TAMES

LIGHTNING OIL COMPANY v. ANADARKO E&P ONSHORE, LLC F/K/A ANADARKO E&P COMPANY, LP

Oral argument was held on March 21, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 19, 2017. File Closed

Opinion

May 19, 2017

Johnson
Hecht
Green
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:04-14-00903-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Patricia O. Alvarez

Trial Court

Trial Court:365th District Court
County:Dimmit
Trial Judge:Honorable Amado Jose Abascal
Trial Docket:14-01-12171-DCVAJA

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-06-30 Mandate issued  
2017-05-19 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2017-05-19 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2017-05-03 Response to Brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-04-13 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-03-27 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-03-21 Oral argument  
2017-03-20 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-03-20 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-03-17 Letter Filed  
2017-02-24 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record  
2017-02-22 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-02-22 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-01-30 Motion to supplement disposed   Filing granted
2017-01-30 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing dismissed as moot
2017-01-20 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2017-01-20 Petition for Review granted
2017-01-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-12-14 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2016-12-12 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-11-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-11-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-11-10 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Respondent)  
2016-11-07 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-10-12 Letter Filed  
2016-09-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-09-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-08-30 Notice of Appearance  
2016-08-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-08-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-08-19 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2016-08-15 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-07-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-07-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-06-29 Case Record Filed  
2016-06-23 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2016-06-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-06-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-06-01 Reply to Response to Motion  
2016-06-01 Miscellaneous Motion  
2016-05-26 Response to Motion filed  
2016-05-23 Motion to supplement filed  
2016-05-17 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-05-17 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2016-05-02 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-04-01 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-03-01 Case forwarded to Court
2016-01-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2016-01-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-12-21 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-12-21 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-11-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-11-25 Amendment to Motion filed  
2015-11-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Lightning Oil Company
Mr. Bruce K. Spindler
Mr. John W. Petry
Mr. Shannon H. Ratliff
Ms. Lisa A. Paulson
Mr. Stephen J. Ahl
Petitioner
Anadarko E&P Offshore LLC fka Anadarko E&P Company, LP
Mr. Brett David Kutnick
Ms. Deborah G. Hankinson
Ms. Rebecca Adams Cavner
Ms. Stephanie D. Nelson
Mr. Donato D. Ramos
Mr. Donato David Ramos Jr.
Mr. Shayne D. Moses
Mr. David A. Palmer
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Oil and Gas Association
Mr. Wade Allison
Ms. Samara L. Kline
 
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