730-Mile EPIC Pipeline to Connect Permian Basin to Corpus Christi

EPIC Pipeline Three companies have entered into a joint venture to build the EPIC pipeline; a 730-mile crude oil and condensate pipeline that will link the oil fields of the Permian Basin in West Texas to refineries and marine terminals … Continue reading

Patrick Reznik to Speak at San Antonio Board of Realtors Farm and Land Marketing Session

Patrick Reznik is partnering with the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR) and will speak at their upcoming Farm and Land Marketing session. The topic of his speech is entitled, “Transmission Lines and Pipelines: routing, condemnation and easements”. This event … Continue reading

Braun & Gresham Launches New Legal Webinar Series

Due to the popularity of David Braun’s Risk Management webinar series this summer, we’ve decided to launch a new webinar series to address some of the most common legal issues we hear from owners of rural land. Starting this August, … Continue reading

State Impact Texas Covers Eminent Domain in Texas

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Condemnation, News, Oil & Gas | No Comments

Last week, State Impact Texas devoted a three-part series to looking at the efforts to overhaul eminent domain in Texas and what may come next for landowners, pipeline companies, and the oil and gas industry. Covering everything from stories of individual … Continue reading

Save the date! David Braun to Speak at All-Day Conservation Conference October 4th in El Paso, TX

Calling all real estate professionals, CPAs, financial planners, and attorneys mark your calendars for Friday, October 4th, 8am-4:30pm, for David Braun‘s presentation on Water, Wildlife, Natural Resources and How They Can Help Your Clients  at the all-day conservation conference hosted by … Continue reading

What Every Buyer Of Rural Land Should Know About Old Property Easements

As Texas continues to grow its infrastructure across the state’s private, rural lands, potential litigation related to old easements is becoming a serious issue.  Buyers of rural land often fail to identify the existence of unmaintained, but legal, “blanket” easements … Continue reading

Plains All American Announces New Cactus Pipeline From McCamey to Gardendale, Texas

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Condemnation, News, Oil & Gas | No Comments

New Pipeline Provides Additional Takeaway Capacity For Increasing Permian Basin Crude Oil Production HOUSTON, Apr 15, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. today announced it is constructing the Cactus Pipeline, a new 310-mile, 20-inch crude oil pipeline … Continue reading

NET Midstream Announces 124-mile, 42” Eagle Ford Shale Pipeline System to Mexico

HOUSTON, February 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — NET Midstream (“NET” or the “Company”) today announced that NET Mexico Pipeline, LP, (“NET Mexico”),a wholly owned subsidiary of NET, will build a 124-mile, 42” diameter natural gas pipeline system to the Texas / … Continue reading

In Condemnation, Landowners Entitled to Receive Compensation for Damages

Texas landowners, juries and courts agree – landowners are entitled to receive compensation for damages to their farms, ranches and lands caused by new pipelines. On February 15, 2013, the Texas Supreme Court made a decision in LaSalle Pipeline, L.P. v. … Continue reading

Landowners and Land Advisors- Save the Date! November 2nd, David Braun & Thomas Hall to speak at all-day Conservation Workshop in El Paso, TX.

On Friday, November 2nd David Braun and Thomas Hall will be speaking at the Conservation Workshop hosted by the Frontera Land Alliance in El Paso, Texas. David and Thomas  will make presentations on Estate Planning, Conservation Easements 101, Farm and Ranch … Continue reading