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Abell v. GADECO, LLC

Docket No. 20160346
Oral Argument: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:45 AM

Docket Info

Title
Laurie A. Abell, f/k/a Laurie A. Evans,
individually and as Trustee of the DDM
Real Estate Trust, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
GADECO, LLC, Defendant and Appellant
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : OIL, GAS AND MINERALS
Appeal From
Case No. 2014-CV-00828
Northwest Judicial District, Williams County
David W. Nelson
2017 ND 163897 N.W.2d 914
Oral Argument 3/28/2017

Highlight

Drilling operations commence when (1) work is done preparatory to drilling, (2) the driller has the capability to do the actual drilling, and (3) there is a good faith intent to complete the well. It is not necessary that the drill bit actually penetrate the ground.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
11/22/2016 APPELLANT BRIEF (PDF) View
01/17/2017 APPELLEE BRIEF (PDF) View
01/31/2017 REPLY BRIEF (PDF) View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Diane Marie Wehrman - 06421
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Peter Haroldson Furuseth - 04160
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Monte Lane Rogneby - 05029
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Kaitlin Amanda DeCrescente - 08136

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 10/13/2016 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 10/13/2016
2 10/13/2016 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION : Kapsner, Carol Ronning
3 10/17/2016 Received $125 filing fee
4 10/18/2016 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
5 10/18/2016 Notice served on Monte L. Rogneby, Diane M. Wehrman, & Peter H. Furuseth
6 11/10/2016 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED NOVEMBER 9, 2016 (ENTRY NOS. 1-92, 94-170)
7 11/22/2016 APPELLANT BRIEF (PDF) View
8 11/22/2016 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
9 11/22/2016 APPELLANT APPENDIX
10 11/22/2016 E-FILED APPENDIX
11 11/25/2016 Rec'd $60 e-filing surcharge for ATB & ATA (receipt #24927)
12 11/29/2016 Rec'd 7 copies of ATB & 6 copies of ATA from CSD
13 12/15/2016 MOTION AND BRIEF BY APPELLEE FOR TRANSCRIPT (10/27/15 hearing)
14 12/15/2016 E-FILED MOTION
15 12/16/2016 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted
16 12/16/2016 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (10/27/15 HEARING) BY APPELLEE
17 12/16/2016 1ST ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED DECEMBER 16, 2016 (ENTRY NOS. 171-173)
18 01/03/2017 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED OCTOBER 27, 2015 & C.O.S.
19 01/17/2017 APPELLEE BRIEF (PDF) View
20 01/17/2017 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
21 01/17/2017 Rec'd 7 copies of AEB from CSD
22 01/31/2017 Rec'd $25 e-filing surcharge for AEB (receipt #25055)
23 01/31/2017 REPLY BRIEF (PDF) View
24 01/31/2017 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
25 02/02/2017 Rec'd 6 copies of RYB from CSD
26 02/23/2017 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
27 02/24/2017 SITTING WITH THE COURT : Herauf, William A.
28 03/10/2017 MOTION to Modify the Record and brief in support - RspDue : 03/20/2017
29 03/16/2017 Response Filed - Appellee's Response to Appellant's Motion to Modify the Record
30 03/20/2017 Response Filed - GADECO
31 03/21/2017 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE (motion to modify) - Denied
32 03/28/2017 APPEARANCES: Monte L. Rogneby; Diane M. Wehrman; Katlin A. DeCrescente
33 03/28/2017 ARGUED: Monte L. Rogneby; Katlin A. DeCrescente
34 03/28/2017 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
35 07/06/2017 DISPOSITION
36 07/06/2017 UNANIMOUS OPINION : VandeWalle, Gerald W. View
37 07/06/2017 COSTS ON APPEAL TAXED IN FAVOR OF APPELLANT
38 07/06/2017 Judgment Sent to Parties
39 07/24/2017 ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JULY 21, 2017 (ENTRY NOS. 174-176)
40 07/28/2017 MANDATE
41 08/17/2017 Corrected/Substitute Opinion Page (line 7 of paragraph 10, page 5 the year 1938 corrected to 1939)