Oil Co. Accuses Coal Miners Of Damaging Its Pipelines

Law360, New York (May 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- K. Petroleum Inc. has accused Global Energy Group LLC and Maxum Energy Inc. of mining for coal near its natural gas pipelines, causing damage to the pipelines and danger for employees and others.

In the amended complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, K. Petroleum asked a judge to issue an injunction and award damages related to the alleged mining activity.

Ohio-based K. Petroleum owns and operates several natural gas pipelines and producing natural gas wells in and near...
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