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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

Feds Sued For Backing Off Fast-Track Drilling
Posted on 29 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) A petroleum industry group has filed a lawsuit saying federal land managers lacked authority to stop fast-track approval of oil and gas drilling on public land in the West. The Western Energy Alliance filed the lawsuit on Oct. 21... Read More

Judge Rejects $21M Securities America Class Action Settlement
Posted on 21 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DALLAS - (AP) A federal judge in Dallas has rejected a deal that would have allowed brokerage Securities America Inc. to pay $21 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging that the company didn't do proper due diligence on millions of dollars... 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

Supreme Court Rejects Shell Appeal In Oklahoma Lawsuit
Posted on 14 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY - (AP) The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to hear an appeal by Shell Oil Co. of a nearly $54 million jury award in an Oklahoma lawsuit . The court on Monday declined without comment to hear Shell's appeal that the award for punitive... Read More

Judge Halts Oil, Gas Development On Chukchi Sea
Posted on 22 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - (AP) A federal judge on Wednesday stopped companies from developing oil and gas wells on billions of dollars in leases off Alaska's northwest coast, saying the federal government failed to follow environmental law before it sold... Read More