Jeff Civins Quoted in Law 360: Drillers In Limbo As Texas High Court Punts Trespass Issue

February 16, 2015

Law360, New York (February 06, 2015,6:19 PM ET) -- By refusing Friday to decide whether wastewater that migrates under neighboring land can be considered a trespass, the Texas Supreme Court blew a chance to provide certainty to energy companies that rely on wastewater injection wells for drilling activity, leaving the door open for future court battles with landowners, experts say...

"The bottom line is they don't reach the issue everyone was waiting on," Haynes and Boone LLP partner Jeff Civins said. "When you get down to these incredible depths, is it really a trespass if someone's material migrates to your property?"

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