Driller: Fracking Company ‘Purposely’ Delaying Groundwater Liability Case
(August 10, 2015, 10:09 AM EDT) -- COLUMBUS, Ohio — A drilling company engaged in a contract dispute with a hydraulic fracturing company related to their respective liabilities in an underlying groundwater contamination lawsuit on July 17 filed a brief in Ohio federal court, arguing that the fracking company has been “purposely and unnecessarily delaying and needlessly increasing the cost of litigation” (Warren Drilling Company v. Equitable Production Company, No. 12-00425, S.D. Ohio).
(Brief. Document #15-150721-016B.)
Warren Drilling Co. Inc. sued Equitable Production Co. and Ace American Insurance Co. in April 2012...