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Jones Walker Expands Energy Industry Team
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON — Jones Walker has named Michael B. Donald, a partner in the firm's Houston office, and Marjorie A. McKeithen, of counsel in the firm's New Orleans office, co-chairs of the Energy Industry Team. The firm has combined attorneys... Read More

BP's Hayward Defends Company's Safety Record
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LONDON - (AP) Outgoing BP CEO Tony Hayward defended his company's safety record Wednesday in the face of questions from British lawmakers, and said the Gulf of Mexico oil spill should not lead to a universal ban on deepwater drilling. Hayward gave... Read More

Feds Ask Court To Reinstate Drilling Moratorium
Posted on 7 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) Federal authorities have asked an appeals court to reinstate a moratorium on deepwater drilling declared after BP's oil well blew out in the Gulf of Mexico. In a filing late Tuesday in the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the... Read More

Appeals Court To Hear Drilling Moratorium Case
Posted on 8 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) A federal appeals court is set to hear the Justice Department's bid to delay a judge's decision to overturn a six-month deepwater drilling moratorium. A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans... Read More

Florida Developer Sues Halliburton Over Gulf Spill
Posted on 5 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Florida real estate developer St. Joe Co. is suing Halliburton Co. over its role in the rig explosion that led to the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. St. Joe said late Wednesday that Halliburton, which was responsible for encasing... Read More

Court Rejects Bid To Restore Drilling Moratorium
Posted on 9 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the federal government's effort to restore an offshore deepwater drilling moratorium, opening the door to resumed drilling in the Gulf while the legal fight continues. The ruling is not... Read More