DOJ Antitrust Suit Over Natural Gas Bidding In Jeopardy

Law360, New York (February 27, 2013, 8:06 PM EST) -- A Colorado federal judge on Monday threatened to toss the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust suit against two energy companies it claims illegally agreed not to bid against one another for natural gas leases on government land, after rejecting a proposed settlement of the case late last year.

U.S. District Judge Richard P. Matsch ordered the government to show in writing by March 7 why the case should not be dismissed for failure to prosecute its case against Gunnison Energy Corp. and SG Interests Ltd. A...
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