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Coyote Lake Ranch, LLC v. City of Lubbock

ELR Citation: ELR 20203
Nos. 14-0572, (Tex., 05/27/2016)

The Texas Supreme Court held that the common-law "accommodation doctrine," which gives an oil-and-gas lessee an implied right to use the land as reasonably necessary to produce and remove the minerals as long as it exercises that right with due regard for the landowner's rights, also extends to groundwater....

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