Natural Gas Co. Wants Claim Cut From Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (May 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- El Paso Natural Gas Co. and its subsidiaries have asked that one of the claims against them be dropped for lack of jurisdiction, in a lawsuit alleging they and other gas companies conspired to reduce competition and drive up prices in a regional delivered-natural-gas market.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, El Paso requested that the court issue partial summary judgment on natural gas utility company Nevada Power Co.'s claim that it wrongfully restricted capacity on its...
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