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No. 17-0332
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BARROW-SHAVER RESOURCES COMPANY v. CARRIZO OIL & GAS, INC.

A petition was filed on June 7, 2017. Oral argument was held on December 4, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 28, 2019.

Opinions

June 28, 2019

Green
Lehrmann
Devine
Brown
Blacklock

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Lehrmann, Justice Devine, Justice Blacklock, and Justice Brown joined. PDF

Boyd

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion. View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

Guzman
Hecht
Busby

Justice Guzman delivered a concurring and dissenting opinion, in which Chief Justice Hecht and Justice Busby joined. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:12th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:12-15-00083-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jim Worthen

Trial Court

Trial Court:7th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Kerry L. Russell
Trial Docket:12-2565-A

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2019-08-28 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-08-05 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2019-08-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2019-08-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-08-02 Notice of Appearance  
2019-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2019-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-06-28 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered   Issued
2019-06-28 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2019-06-28 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2019-06-28 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 9, 2019 and June 28, 2019.  
2019-01-09 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2018-12-05 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2018-12-04 Oral argument  
2018-12-03 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2018-12-03 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-12-03 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-12-03 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2018-11-27 Letter Filed  
2018-11-20 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-11-19 Call received  
2018-11-16 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-11-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-11-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-11-07 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between August 31, 2018 and November 7, 2018.  
2018-08-31 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2018-08-31 Petition for Review granted
2018-08-31 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between July 2, 2018 and August 31, 2018.  
2018-07-02 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-05-30 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2018-05-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-05-24 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-05-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-05-24 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-05-24 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-05-17 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-04-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-04-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-03-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-02-23 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-02-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-02-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-02-15 Case Record Filed  
2018-02-06 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-01-29 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-01-26 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-12-27 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-11-29 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2017-11-29 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2017-11-08 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2017-11-08 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2017-10-25 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-10-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-10-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2017-08-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2017-08-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2017-08-11 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-07-11 Case forwarded to Court
2017-06-07 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-05-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-05-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Barrow-Shaver Resources Company
Mr. Bryan A. Garner
Ms. Karolyne Garner
Mr. Collin Michael Maloney
Ms. Deborah Johnson Race
Ms. Erin H. Huber
Mr. Otis W. Carroll Jr.
Mr. R. Clay Hoblit
Mr. David M. Gunn
Mr. Scott A. Brister
Ms. Roberta S. Dohse
Petitioner
Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.
Ms. Marcy H. Greer
Mr. Charles H. Clark
Mr. Pascal Paul Piazza
Mr. John M. Zukowski
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
National Association of Royalty Owners-Texas, Inc.
Mr. Steven Lord Jr.
Black Stone Minerals, L.P.
Mr. James Taylor Thompson
Ms. Lauren Beck Harris
Texas Land and Mineral Owners Association (TLMA)
Mr. John B. McFarland
Smith, Ernest E.
Mr. Ernest E. Smith III
Anderson, Owen L.
Mr. Owen L. Anderson
Rowling, Robert
Robert Rowling
Middleton Oil Company
The Honorable Scott E. Stevens
David L. Decker, Michael N. Foster, Jr., Allan Frizzell, John D. Jacobi, A. V. Jones, Jr., Nick Pollard, Lloyd W. Powell, Jr., Charles G. Rippy, John H. Young
The Honorable Scott E. Stevens
U.S. Operating, Inc.
The Honorable Scott E. Stevens
Smith, Alan L.
Alan L. Smith
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