Appeals Panel Reverses; Landowners’ Fracking Case Barred Under Lease Agreement
(September 1, 2015, 1:54 PM EDT) -- FORT WORTH, Texas — A Texas appellate court on Aug. 27 reversed a judgment for a landowner couple against a hydraulic fracturing company and determined that the initial complaint was barred by quasi-estoppel based on the drilling lease that parties had entered (Titan Operating LLC v. Marcus C. Marsden Jr., et al., No. 02-14-00303, Texas App., 2nd Dist., Fort Worth; 2015 Tex. App. LEXIS 9076).
(Opinion available. Document #94-150908-009Z.)
In 2004, Marcus C. Marsden and Laura B. Marsden signed a lease with Hollis R. Sullivan...