Judge Denies Discovery In Natural Gas Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (July 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a victory for Coral Energy Resources LP and Chevron Corp., a federal judge on Thursday ruled that the City of Moundridge, Kan. could not request additional discovery for those companies in an ongoing antitrust suit over natural gas price-fixing.

The two companies had previously been part of a suit brought by eighteen municipalities that accused the energy giants of violating antitrust laws by agreeing to artificially inflate the price of natural gas and engaging in price discrimination.

Other companies named in the suit include Exxon...
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