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Davis Oil Co. v. TS, Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 21379
Nos. 97-30408, 145 F.3d 305/47 ERC 1039/(5th Cir., 06/26/1998)

The court holds that under Louisiana law, the successor to a former oil company is directly liable for the cleanup costs of an abandoned oil lease site. When the original lessee conveyed to the company an oil and gas lease, the company consented to the inclusion of a covenant to clean up the leased area at the lease's expiration....

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