Equity Cos., Hunton & Williams Win Frac Sand Row

Law360, New York (October 3, 2011, 8:54 PM EDT) -- Minerals Development & Supply Co. Inc. lost two suits Friday in Wisconsin federal court targeting Superior Silica Sand LLC, Hunton & Williams LLP and the two private equity firms that own Superior over a supply contract for oil and gas mining materials.

In February 2009, MDSC had entered into an agreement to sell Superior material used to produce frac sand, which is pumped into oil and gas wells. MDSC also entered into an agreement to buy that amount of material from Wildcat Companies II LLC, creating...
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