• Here's What's New!!
  • September 27, 2012 | Author: Chris Halgren
  • Law Firm: McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, L.L.P. - Houston Office
  • Non-operators should seriously evaluate any existing or potential JOA in light of a recent Texas Supreme Court case which held the exculpatory language in the A.A.P.L 1989 Model Form JOA significantly limited the liability of operators when compared to earlier versions. The scope of the limitation on the operator’s liability should be considered by any non-operator negotiating a JOA or contemplating a breach of contract lawsuit against an operator.