Natural Gas Operator Held Liable To Indemnify Driller For Contamination Litigation

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 2:13 PM EDT) -- COLUMBUS, Ohio — A natural gas operating company sued by a drilling company with which it contracted to spud wells in West Virginia is liable under the drilling contract to reimburse settlement and litigation costs for a related well-water contamination lawsuit naming both companies as defendants, the presiding U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio judge ruled April 16 (Warren Drilling Inc. v. Equitable Production Co., No. 12-425, S.D. Ohio; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52064).

(Order available. Document #15-140506-006R.)

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