Oil Company Says Well Contamination Lawsuit Fails; Plaintiffs Lack Standing
Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT) -- HOUSTON — Oil company Hess Corp. on Nov. 19 moved in Texas federal court for dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a hydraulic fracturing company that contends that Hess is liable for negligence and damages connected to alleged contamination of horizontal hydraulic fracturing wells; Hess says the plaintiffs lack standing and the case is barred by the statute of limitations (Texokan Operating Inc., et al. v. Hess Corporation, No. 13-02866, S.D. Texas).
(Motion available. Document #94-141209-010M.)
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