The Texas Supreme Court has agreed to hear argument in BPX Operating v. Strickausen, Case No. 19-0567, an important case for royalty owners. I wrote about this case when it was decided last year by the Corpus Christi Court of Appeals (Strickhausen v. Petrohawk Operating, No. 04-18-00636-CV). That court ruled for Ms. Strickhausen, the royalty owner, on the issue of whether she had ratified a pooled unit by accepting royalties, despite protests by her and her lawyer that Petrohawk (now BPX) was not authorized by her lease to form the pooled unit. Briefs in the case can be found here.