Posts by Samantha Blons

Samantha Blons is a third-year student at UT Law and an Energy Center research assistant. She is also a teaching quizmaster and an associate editor on The Review of Litigation, and she will join Baker Botts’s Houston office upon graduation.

Battle Over Fracking in Dallas Continues With Takings Lawsuit

The City of Dallas is facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit over the City’s refusal to authorize gas drilling by a company that had leased mineral rights on city property. The lawsuit—which alleges takings, fraud, and breach of contract claims—comes as the latest development in a seven-year saga over the status of urban gas drilling and… Full Story