Fracking Companies: Texas High Court Should Not Review Drilling Injury Case

(March 16, 2016, 2:58 PM EDT) -- SAN ANTONIO — A hydraulic fracturing company embroiled in a mineral lease dispute with Texas landowners on March 14 filed a brief in the Texas Supreme Court contending that the landowner couple’s petition for review should be denied because the state appellate court properly dismissed the lawsuit for lack of causation (Michael A. Cerny v. Marathon Oil Corporation, No. 16-0011, Texas Sup.).

(Marathon entities’ brief available. Document #94-160412-003B.)

Allegations

In 2010, Michael and Myra Cerny entered into a mineral rights lease with Marathon Oil Corp., Marathon...
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