Trans-Western Petroleum, Inc. v. US Gypsum Co., No. 08-4120 - U.S. Tenth Circuit
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Trans-Western Petroleum, Inc. v. US Gypsum Co., No. 08-4120

In an action seeking a declaration that plaintiff held a lease on certain oil-producing land, judgment for plaintiff is affirmed where the production allocation scheme of the unit failed to meet the unambiguous requirements of defendant's lease, and that lease had expired by its terms.

Read Trans-Western Petroleum, Inc. v. US Gypsum Co., No. 08-4120

Appellate Information

Filed October 27, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Holloway

Counsel

For Appellants:

Jack R. Luellen, Katherine W. Wittenberg and Frederick M. MacDonald, Beatty & Wozniak, P.C., Denver, CO

For Appellee:

Stephen K. Christiansen, Thomas W. Clawson and Sam Meziani, Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall McCarthy, Salt Lake City, UT