Anadarko Petroleum Seeks $24M From Driller

Law360, New York (October 25, 2010, 12:54 PM EDT) -- Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has hit fellow contractor Noble Drilling (U.S.) LLC with a suit seeking to recover more than $24 million in repair costs that Anadarko incurred after two Noble-owned oil rigs were swept through the Gulf of Mexico during a 2008 hurricane.

In a petition filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Anadarko sought a $24.5 million judgment against Noble, which allegedly refused to pay for various services, including repairs, that Anadarko performed on two deepwater drilling vessels that...
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