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No. 18-0186
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PATHFINDER OIL & GAS, INC. AND CATHLIND ENERGY, LLC v. GREAT WESTERN DRILLING, LTD.

A petition was filed on April 3, 2018. Oral argument was held on February 21, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 24, 2019.

Opinion

May 24, 2019

Guzman
Hecht
Green
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown
Blacklock
Busby

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:11th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:11-14-00206-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Mike Willson

Trial Court

Trial Court:142nd District Court
County:Midland
Trial Judge:Honorable George D. Gilles
Trial Docket:CV-45,031

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2019-06-10 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-05-24 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2019-05-24 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and remanded to Court of Appeals
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 21, 2019 and May 24, 2019.  
2019-02-21 Oral argument  
2019-02-20 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2019-02-20 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2019-01-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-01-18 Petition for Review granted
2019-01-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between November 12, 2018 and January 18, 2019.  
2018-11-12 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-10-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-10-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-10-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-10-10 Letter Filed  
2018-09-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-09-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-08-06 Case Record Filed  
2018-07-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-07-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-07-23 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-06-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-06-22 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-06-01 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2018-05-16 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2018-05-08 Case forwarded to Court
2018-05-03 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-04-03 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-03-01 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2018-03-01 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-03-01 Clerk's Record
2018-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Pathfinder Oil & Gas, Inc. and Cathlind Energy, LLC
Ms. Denise H. Kim
Mr. Jody Scott Sanders
Mr. David E. Keltner
Mr. Pete T. Patterson
Mr. John H. Kim
Mr. Joseph "Joe" R. Greenhill III
Petitioner
Great Western Drilling, Ltd.
Mr. Charles R. 'Skip' Watson Jr.
Mr. C. H. (Hal) Brockett Jr.
Mr. Brad Miller
Mr. Michael A. Hatchell
Respondent
 
 
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