formula pricing for gas contracts

Co-author London England

Producers disappointed by the Supreme Court’s holding in Devon Energy Production v. Sheppard might have reason to feel vindicated. The question in HL Hawkins Jr., Inc. v. Capitan Energy Inc. et al. was whether producer Capitan deducted impermissible post-production costs from gross proceeds used to calculate royalties. Lessor Hawkins‘ royalty was one