Noble, Mariner Settle Williams’ $25M Pipeline Damage Claim

Law360, Houston (January 29, 2013, 1:30 PM EST) -- Noble Corp., Mariner Energy Inc. and others on Monday settled with a Williams Partners LP subsidiary that claimed it was owed $25 million for damages caused by a semisubmersible drilling rig to an underwater natural gas pipeline, ending a two-week trial in Texas federal court.

Attorneys for Noble, Mariner and pipeline operator Williams Field Services-Gulf Coast Co. LP announced the confidential deal to U.S. District Judge Sim Lake, who recessed the trial, according to court records. Representatives for the parties declined to comment on the specifics...
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