BP Allowed To Appeal Remand Of Propane Suit

Law360, New York (July 30, 2010, 2:58 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has agreed to allow BP America Inc. to make its case that a suit alleging the company manipulated propane gas prices should not be remanded to state court as Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson had requested.

Though as a general rule remand orders are not appealable, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit said Thursday that it would exercise its discretion and allow BP to appeal the remand order, possibly landing the suit back in federal court.

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