Essar Liable For Gas Pipeline Payments: Great Lakes

Law360, New York (February 23, 2010, 5:31 PM EST) -- In a breach of contract suit, Great Lakes Gas Transmission LP has accused Essar Steel Minnesota LLC's parent company Essar Global Ltd. of keeping the unit from making payments to use a natural gas pipeline.

In an amended complaint lodged Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Michigan-based Great Lakes, which is in charge of 2,100 miles of natural gas pipeline, added an agency liability claim to its suit, calling Essar Minnesota a “shell” of its parent company.

The agency liability claim...
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