EnCana Settles With Gallo Winery In Antitrust Dispute

Law360, New York (October 21, 2009, 5:38 PM EDT) -- EnCana Corp. has settled a long-running antitrust suit brought by E&J Gallo Winery alleging the Canadian energy giant conspired with other industry players to drive up the price of natural gas.

Granting a joint motion from the parties, Judge Anthony Ishii of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California on Tuesday dismissed the case with prejudice.

California-based Gallo sued EnCana in 2003, alleging that the energy company colluded with its competition to inflate natural gas prices. The case had been slated to go...
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