Chevron Wins Bid To Transfer Samson Suit To Texas

Law360, New York (March 30, 2011, 9:45 PM EDT) -- Chevron USA Inc. won the right Wednesday to transfer to Texas a dispute with Samson Offshore Co. over losses Chevron sustained when the Deepwater Horizon disaster rendered one of its drill ships idle.

Judge Claire V. Eagan in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma allowed Chevron to transfer its case to the Southern District of Texas because both parties had agreed to a dispute resolution procedure requiring them to submit all disputes to arbitration or to have them heard in a Houston...
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